Inflation to impact sales of Halloween candy this year

A new survey suggests that trick-or-treaters may get less candy this Halloween.

A survey of over 1000 adults, conducted by researchers at the sales and marketing group Advantage Solutions found that 40% said that inflation will impact their plans to buy candy this year, CNN reported.

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Among that group, half said they plan on spending the same amount as last year but will be buying less candy.

Nearly 30% said they will be spending less and buying less.

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Inflation isn’t the only thing affecting prices for consumers.

Producers say a shortage of sugar will cut into production and drive up the cost of candy.

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