Category Archives: Behind the Scenes
Smarties… Where “Giant” is only our medium-sized candy.
Here’s a little peak inside our own candyland!
You already know what’s in ours.
The snow is not so bad here at Smarties HQ (yet)… We wish all our friends a safe and warm weekend! Sweet wishes, The Smarties Family
… and it is glorious!
Today is the 88th Birthday of our founder, Eddie Dee! He still comes into the office nearly every day… He’s in the office right NOW, in fact! Talk about loving what you do and doing what you love… Eddie is … Keep reading
Did you know Smarties Candy Company is family owned & run? Of course you did. This photo is of all 3 generations of the Dee family who work at Smarties Headquarters! From left to right: Sarah, John, Eddie, Michael, Liz … Keep reading
*NEW* Smarties Gummies! Coming soon to a store near you…
We are delighted to announce that we have a new intern here at Smarties. His name is Karan Deo! Welcome to candyland, Karan!!! He recently put this image together. We never thought he slept on the job, but we still … Keep reading
Want to visit out our real-life candyland? Watch the “Get Smartie” episode of the Lockerz mini-series, Behind the Seams with Stacy Igel featuring Smarties Candy Company! Fashion designer, Stacy Igel, takes a tour of the Smarties factory and shows our … Keep reading
It’s Day 12 of our “31 Days of Smarties” giveaway & count-down to Halloween! Reason # 12 why we think Smarties are a smart choice for Halloween: You can get “behind the scenes” with Smarties. There are many ways to … Keep reading
With Halloween right around the corner, you may want to spookify your space… Our crafty smarty, Wendy, put together fun “Subway Art” printables (in 3 colors!) to add to your Halloween decor! See how she printed and framed the black … Keep reading
BlogHer was awesome. End of story. Wait, you want to know more? Then read on, friends… This past BlogHer was August 4-6 in beautiful San Diego, California. As explained on the BlogHer website, BlogHer ’11 hosted “over three thousand attendees … Keep reading
The Smarties staffers are recovering from a massive heat wave here at Smarties Headquarters. Yes, the photo above shows a reading of 102 degrees Fahrenheit, and it’s got our Tropical Smarties feeling right at home! After extensive testing (involving bags … Keep reading
Dear class of 2011 graduates, We at Smarties salute you! You have worked long and hard and to you, your families and friends we extend a warm congratulations, a pat on the back and a fist bump! We wish you … Keep reading
Sometimes in life, you have to tear down what is beautiful in order to create new beauty. Well, friends, this is one of those times. Kerri and I begin the deconstruction of our Smarties American Flag in order to begin … Keep reading
We have really enjoyed getting creative with Smarties. Smarties tablets are excellent for combining to make larger images- the ultimate pointillism. Who doesn’t love edible art?! For this past Memorial Day, we made a Smarties American flag. It took a … Keep reading
We want you to win candy so much that we created a video to inspire people to enter our Spring Smarties Giveaway! It gives you a behind the scenes look at our Sample Room, aaaaaand explains the details of our … Keep reading
Ever wondered what it’s like working at a candy factory? Hear it from the source! Lenny, our New Jersey plant manager, discusses working at Smarties and why he’s sworn to secrecy… Enjoy! -The Smarties Family PS- Keep reading for a … Keep reading
It’s official. Spring has sprung here at Smarties headquarters! Our crafty staffers are kicked into high gear making Smarties pop flowers and candy petals, and there are also tons of real flowers EVERYWHERE! Enjoy browsing these photos
We’d like to follow up on our Candy Hall-Of-Fame post with a video of our Hall-Of-Famer, Eric Ostrow. Hear our VP Sales & Marketing discuss his favorite Smarties flavor and watch some behind the scenes clips! Sweet wishes, – The … Keep reading