In just a few weeks, it will be time for trick-or-treating around Shreveport and Bossier City. Youngsters will be on the hunt for their favorite sweet treats. Halloween will be held on Sunday night October 31 in Shreveport and Bossier City.

Source: CandyStore.com.

What’s the favorite candy in Louisiana? Candystore.com has studied bulk candy sales for more than 10 years and finds some surprising data. In Louisiana, Lemonheads are the top selling candies followed by Reese's Peanut Butter Cups and Blow Pops. In Texas, Skittles is the champ followed by the peanut butter cups and Sour Patch Kids. In Arkansas, Jolly Ranchers take the win followed by Butterfinger and Skittles..com

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Reese's Peanut Butter Cups

Skittles

M&M’s

Starbursts

Hot Tamales

Halloween spending for this year is expected to top the $10 billion dollar market. That’s up by more than 25% from a year ago. Trick-or-treating was discouraged last year. But it’s back on for this year. The National Retail Federation says spending on candy for Halloween will likely be close to $3 billion and that’s a 20% increase over last year.

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