By CBSNewYork Team

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork)Halloween is right around the corner.

Americans are expected to spend billions on candy this year.

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According to the rankings:

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New York

  • Sour Patch Kids is in first place, with 138,750 pounds sold
  • Hot Tamales comes in second with 129,337 pounds sold
  • Candy Corn is in third place, with 60,508 pounds sold

New Jersey

  • M&M’s take first place, with 141,782 pounds sold
  • Tootsie Pops are in second, with 137,992 pounds sold
  • Skittles is in third place, with 130,098 pounds sold


  • Almond Joy is in first place, with 2,873 pounds sold
  • Milky Way is in second, with 2,198 pounds sold
  • M&M’s take third place, with 1,872
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CBSNewYork Team