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Halloween Round-up

It’s finally here!

Whether you’ve had your costume ready for months or are still scrambling to put something together, the big day has arrived.

Hopefully, you and your family will have a safe and happy Halloween.

While you’re digesting your Halloween candy, you might like to read some past KidCulture posts about Halloween.

From learning about the cultural origins of Halloween where it is celebrated around the world to learning about some Halloween-themed kids’ books you might like to read, there’s still plenty to learn about the holiday.

Halloween Celebrations Around the World

Halloween Book List

Most Popular Candies Around the World

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The Most Popular Candy in the World

M&Ms

M&Ms

Reese’s peanut butter cups, Sweettarts, Smarties: these were the candies I traded for on Halloween night. But remarkably, none of these holds the official title of “the most popular candy in the world.”

stead, that distinction belongs to M&Ms. I kid you not.

Personally, M&Ms don’t even make my top ten list, but apparently, I have been outvoted by a majority of the 6.8 billion people on the planet (assuming they all voted). According to¬†BusinessWeek, M&Ms lead all the candies in the world.

However, I find something to be desired in the rigorousness of their research. Hall’s – which we know in the U.S. is a cough drop – also made the list for their incredible popularity in Thailand where not even this ad campaign, where people fly out of a young man’s nose, could diminish the drop’s popularity.

Thailand's favorite candy
Thailand’s favorite candy

So chew on that this Halloween.

 

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