Many states retained their favorites from last year, while others, like California, changed things up by buying 1.6 million pounds of Skittles. The state was one of five that had Skittles at the top of the list, helping it to become the most purchased candy in the country, per Candystore.com.
Only eight states came out of the study with a candy that no other state claimed. Those states were Connecticut (Almond Joy), Delaware (Life Savers), Illinois (Kit Kat), Kentucky (Swedish Fish), Louisiana (Lemonheads), Mississippi (3 Musketeers), Wisconsin (Butterfinger), and West Virginia (Blow Pops).
The data was pulled from the store's own candy sales from 2007-2017 in the months leading up to Halloween. Additionally, the report says, the company has "relationships with major candy manufacturers and distributors — all of whom contributed and helped us verify our conclusions."
You can also scroll through each state's data in the chart below. (Unfortunately, candy crushed over a donut didn't qualify for this.)