With 600 million pounds of candy being purchased by Americans for Halloween annually, candy companies definitely don't want to face any shortages this October. Halloween's candy sales are much higher than other holidays. A Hershey's spokesperson assured candy lovers that although there will be a shortage this Halloween, they have more candy ready to go this year than last year. But supply chain issues have created seasonal candy packaging, so look for regularly packaged candy this Halloween. More on the candy shortage here!