Mississippians buy more candy corn than any other state, study reveals

Published: Oct. 8, 2021 at 12:20 PM CDT
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JACKSON, Miss. (WLBT) - Some spooky news for those who don’t like candy corn: Mississippians buy more of it than any other state in the nation.

A study of data through Instacart shows Mississippi natives as the most likely to purchase candy corn.

A map of candy corn eaters
A map of candy corn eaters(Instacart)

And it was a blowout! Mississippians are 96% more likely to purchase candy corn than the national average. The next highest state is Kentucky at 64%.

People in Hawaii are the least likely to purchase candy corn.

They also looked at what the most popular Halloween candy is, with peanut M&Ms taking the top spot. Candy corn cracked the top 10 at the 8th spot.

Instacart's most popular Halloween candy
Instacart's most popular Halloween candy(Instacart)

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