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Candy prices are up. Here’s why, and how to save on Halloween

Forget the ghouls and ghosts — inflation is spooky enough. And it’s coming for your Halloween candies. Candy and gum prices rose 7.5% between September 2022 and September 2023, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. For context, the broader category of grocery prices increased 3.7% over that time frame. Why is candy so expensive? […]