Halloween 2020 Action Kit
In a year unlike one that any of us can remember, there is good news when it comes to Halloween: people across America have said they will find creative, fun and safe ways to celebrate the season! As an industry, it’s our job to provide the guidance and resources our communities are looking for when it comes to Halloween. We can be a part of the solution for families this year by providing creative ideas to celebrate the holiday safely and creating a fun atmosphere for families to embrace new, alternative celebrations. The tools and resources below are yours to share with your professional network and your community. This Halloween won’t be business as usual, but if we come together as an industry, we can carry on our important Halloween traditions and provide a bit of spooky fun for families across the country.
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Halloween 2020 Safety Guidance
Please share this Halloween 2020 safety guidance from former CDC and FDA official Dr. Stephen Ostroff with your local government representatives.
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Halloween 2020 News & Information
There’s No Wrong Way To Enjoy Candy Corn
It might be a bit divisive – you either love it or you don’t – but there’s no more iconic treat to enjoy during the Halloween season than candy corn. And there is no greater debate in American households this time of year than deciding the “right” way to eat candy corn.
Fortunately, the National Confectioners Association recently released the definitive deep dive on how people enjoy this classic treat.
Halloween 2021 Is Shaping Up to Be Bigger, Better and Sweeter Than Ever
*The following op-ed originally appeared in Morning Consult on October 20, 2021.
This Halloween is going to be a blowout. Retailers are going strong on their Halloween sets with about 27 percent more seasonal items on display per store than in 2020. Consumers are planning to celebrate in a big way, including young parents – 93 percent of whom say they plan to celebrate Halloween this year. And sales of chocolate and candy are up 48 percent over 2020 and nearly 60 percent over 2019.
New Data Shows 2021 Halloween Chocolate and Candy Sales Are Up
The 2021 Halloween season is full of excitement, as chocolate and candy sales are up and consumers are ready to maximize their fun during the Halloween season. Retailers are going strong on their Halloween sets, with about 27% more seasonal items per store than in 2020. Consumers are planning to celebrate in a big way, including young parents – 93% of whom say they plan to celebrate Halloween this year. And sales of chocolate and candy are up 48% over 2020 and nearly 60% over 2019.
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