UCLA: Cost Of Candy Is Up 13%
(Undated) -- The cost of Halloween candy is up 13 percent this year. That's according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor and a UCLA supply-chain expert. Candy is more expensive due to the rising costs of ingredients and labor. The average U.S. household is expected to spend about 35 dollars on candy this year -- up from 30 dollars in years' past.