What Halloween means to the U.S. confectionery industry

Last Modified: Sun Nov 01 2015 22:02:26 GMT+0530 (India Standard Time)
  • $2.6 billion
    projected retail sales of Halloween candy in 2015 according to National Confectioners Association, a boost to the U.S. economy that helps support thousands of jobs.
  • 465,000
    American jobs supported by the U.S. confectionery industry according to Alison Bodor, executive vice president of the NCA. These include 55,000 jobs in manufacturing, jobs on the farms where ingredients are grown and in the stores where products are sold.