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October 30, 2018 GMT

Oct. 30 is National Candy Corn Day, but that doesn’t necessarily mean everyone is celebrating.

According to, candy corn is the second most hated Halloween candy in the U.S.

“People love to love it and love to hate it,” Clair Robins with said. “Buyers vote with their wallets, whereas haters don’t have that option. You can’t negative buy something just to demonstrate your hate for it. The haters are more vocal, so that’s why you see them on the Worst Halloween candy list. They respond to our surveys with violent vitriol.”

That being said, when it comes to total candy sales, candy corn is still the most popular candy in seven states and No. 6 overall across the country.


A look at the most popular Halloween treats in each state for 2018