Category Archives: History

Jan 1

Smarties 2015: A Year in Review

The new year is right around the corner! Let’s take a look back at some of the highlights of 2015 at Smarties! 1. Smarties in the News We were honored and delighted to be featured in a number of U.S. … Keep reading

Nov 30

Let’s Remember November

The month of November is all about the simple things, including giving thanks for our family owned & operated business here in Union, NJ since 1949.  The Smarties family is incredibly grateful for our loving fans & fellow candy enthusiasts. … Keep reading

Apr 16

New Jersey Rocks!

Here at Smarties headquarters, we’re proud to claim New Jersey as our home. Turns out, we’re in excellent company; Bon Jovi is a NJ rock -n- roll staple, and we just so happen to have his album named after our beloved state!   … Keep reading

Dec 15

Smarties Adorned Gingerbread Fallingwater House

Who knew Smarties could double as “dry stack stone” for this remarkably detailed Fallingwater Gingerbread House?  The original home, designed by famous architect Frank Lloyd Wright, was built between 1936 and 1939.  The name Fallingwater is fitting as the home sits … Keep reading

Feb 28

Tropical flavored TBT!

Feb 27

Throw Back Thursday

Feb 22

Happy Birthday George Washington!

Feb 6

Let’s hear it for the bromances out there!

Happy Palentine’s Day!  Celebrate the “pals” in your life!

Nov 19

Honoring the 150th Anniversary of the Gettysburg Address

“Four score and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent a new nation, conceived in liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal. Now we are engaged in a great civil war, testing … Keep reading

Nov 1

Goodbye Halloween. Hello Day of the Dead!

Oct 29

Family owned & operated since 1949!

More about the history Smarties Candy Company here.

Sep 26

After 64 years, we’re still on a roll.

Thanks for your support of our family candy business.

May 27

Memorial Day

“And I’m proud to be an American, where at least I know I’m free. And I won’t forget the men who died, who gave that right to me.” – Lee Greenwood

Mar 14

Happy Birthday Albert Einstein!

“It’s not that I’m so smart, it’s just that I stay with problems longer.” – Einstein

Mar 25

Video of Smarties Founder!

Did you know, Smarties Candy Company is family-owned and family-run by three generations of the Dee family?  They drive each other crazy work in harmony under one roof at their New Jersey headquarters. Watch our (first ever!) video of Eddie … Keep reading

Mar 1

Smarties Blog.

Welcome to the Smarties Blog, your source for sweet posts with the latest Smarties news, behind the scenes updates, pictures, videos, contests, giveaways and more!!! Get in touch with us by leaving comments so we can deliver the kind of … Keep reading