Halloween 2022

 New report suggests 62% of Canadians buy candy for trick-or-treaters that they would eat themselves, with price the second most important factor

HALIFAX, NS. (October 26, 2022) – Candy is a big part of Halloween, one of the year’s largest celebrations for children. We estimate that the cost of candy for this year’s Halloween is up 13.1% compared to last year.

Media Contacts

Dr. Sylvain Charlebois, Director Agri-Food Analytics Lab,
Dalhousie University

Janet Music, Research Program Coordinator
Agri-Food Analytics Lab,
Dalhousie University

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