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Most popular Halloween candy by state, and best and worst candies

With Halloween approaching, kids, teenagers and even some adults will bring big scores of candy home to enjoy and snack on for months to come. 

After the COVID-19 pandemic caused a dip in candy sales in 2020, Halloween participation is expected to return to pre-pandemic levels. According to the National Retail Federation’s annual Halloween spending survey, candy spending could reach an all-time high of around $3.1 billion, with a record $10.6 billion expected to be spent on all things Halloween.

Most Halloween shopping is done in the first two weeks of October, and a new ranking by CandyStore.com reveals what

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Minnesota State Fair 2021: The best vegetarian and vegan options

Vegan and vegetarian choices

There are SO MANY options at the Minnesota State Fair for people sticking to a vegetarian or vegan diet.

To start, some of the most popular foods at the Minnesota State Fair are vegetarian or vegan:

  • Cheese curds
  • Fried pickles, olives, green peppers, etc.
  • Roasted sweet corn

But if you’re looking to try something new – to go beyond the basics and explore new vegan or vegetarian foods at the fair – here’s what we suggest.

Fried Green Tomatoes – Fried Green Tomatoes and Corn Fritters booth

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Location: South side of Dan Patch Ave. between Underwood

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