Category Archives: Candy Research

Dec 12

Candy-Scented Perfumes

We get it.  Candy smells really really good.  So delicious, in fact, that you may just want to rub a little on your neck and let the scent linger.  Sound a little out there?  On the contrary, it’s actually quite … Keep reading

Sep 7

Sweeties With a Sweet Tooth

Do you have a sweet tooth?  You are likely to be “sweet” yourself!  A recent article in the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology documents five studies showing this embodied metaphor. So, if you like Smarties, you are probably a … Keep reading

Jul 27


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

Jul 6

New Study Finds Young Candy Eaters Are Less Likely To Be Overweight Or Obese

A recent study published in Food & Nutrition Research finds that children and adolescents who eat candy are less likely to be overweight and obese.  Very interesting stuff! Now, if you are planning on candy for dinner, hang on a … Keep reading

Apr 27

Study Shows: Candy Eaters are Slimmer

Yep, you read that right!  A recent study by researchers at Louisiana State University Agricultural Center found that people who eat candy and chocolate “tend to have smaller waists, weigh less and have a lower body mass index (BMI) than … Keep reading