Make your last minute Halloween candy American-made

Posted by TGarland on 10/31/2013

Halloween and candy are pretty synonymous.

So are you ready for some frightening fun facts? USA Today found that 72 percent of all candy spending this Halloween will be on chocolate. Last year, we spent more than $12.6 billion on chocolate in the U.S.

Needless to say, chocolate is big business. Here at Alliance for American Manufacturing, we want you to make sure your last minute candy is American-made!

Our friends over at the AFL-CIO compiled a list of Made in the USA candy:

  1. Baby Ruth
  2. Butterfinger
  3. Candy House Buttons
  4. Caramello 
  5. Clark Bar
  6. 5th Avenue chocolate bar
  7. Ghirardelli Chocolates
  8. Halloween Candy Corn (Herman Goelitz Company)
  9. Hershey's Candy Corn Kisses
  10. Hershey's Extra Dark Chocolate bar
  11. Hershey's Hugs
  12. Hershey's Kisses and Kissables
  13. Hershey's Nuggets
  14. Hot Tamales
  15. Jelly Belly
  16. Kit Kat bars
  17. Laffy Taffy
  18. Malted Milk Balls
  19. Mary Jane
  20. Mike and Ike
  21. Peanut Chews
  22. Rolo
  23. Smarties
  24. Super Ropes
  25. Tootsie Roll
  26. Trolli
  27. York Peppermint Patties

Check out more American-made Halloween decorations, candy, and costumes!

Image by Flickr user TommayNC, following Creative Commons guidelines. 

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