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Chocolate is the Halloween Candy of Choice

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(KCEN) -- Chocolate is big business and Halloween is its biggest holiday.

Chocolate is so popular it's the most preferred candy this Halloween.

A survey conducted by the National Confectioners Association found that chocolate will account for 72% of all candy spending this Halloween.

In the past 52 months ending September 8, Americans spent $3.9 billion.

They bought 3.5 billion chocolate bars, bags, and boxes under 3.5 ounces.

Reese's and M&M's each accounted for more than five-hundred-million of the sales.

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