Even though the hottest-selling candy is non-GMO, the most popular Octoberfest treats still come with a high sugar load
Whatever you do on this dark night of forbidden candy, don’t eat it.
That’s the message you’re going to get on the corner of a haunted house. It’s going to be preached in church. And even though the top-selling Halloween candy isn’t made from corn syrup or artificial flavors, it’s certainly spiked with sugar.
Growing public concern about the processed ingredients in so many of these goodies has only added to the fear. Some parents might doubt the purity of all candy they buy during the month of October, and they might even worry about their kids’ health.
Even though there is a lot of misinformation floating around about what exactly is in every candy we eat, it doesn’t stop the folks from going out and buying as much candy as they can find. Guts Alley is still the shopping mecca for almost everything ghoulish.
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Not that they’re all unappealing.
A lot of the hardest-to-find gummy candies are hard to get. And now, thanks to the gummy muck ghoulish in the pages of noir comic book series Casanova , you can get those brands, too. While it does look like there is more sugar in the Casanova collection than some parents might allow, it’s worth a try.
But don’t go shopping in the dark for your favorite Halloween candy, so you can imagine what happens to some of it. Some candy makers make sweets that might be included in the Holiday TV specials of every other year.
Even though the study indicates that organic cookies are the most popular Halloween treat, going into the black, all inked and colored with tin foil, a deluge of unsold stock abounds around Halloween. The average American can spend $60 at Halloween at one store and $40 at another. This year, another source of plastic witches will drive some of us to tears.
The after-effects of all of that late buying can last well into November, but mostly around Halloween.
That’s when most of the under-18 sweet snacks usually go to waste, or eaten by cats. And, for many families, one less thing to worry about around the house.