Tag Archives: Family Business

Oct 21

Spotlight on Smarties by NCA

What a treat to see the recent post by President and CEO of the National Confectioners Association (NCA), John Downs, about Smarties Candy Company! This article in the NCA’s “CEO Corner,” highlights our recent CNN Money coverage and includes Downs’ unique perspective. He … Keep reading

Oct 14

Smarties featured on CNNMoney!

The Smarties candy story was recently featured on CNN Money! We highly suggest that you stop whatever you’re doing and go read it right away. Here’s a highlight from the piece: “Any kid — or kid at heart — who has done the … Keep reading

Aug 11

Summer Fun With Smarties!

Smarties in July brings sunshine, warm nights, and good old fashioned summer fun.  Whether you enjoy Smarties by the pool, swinging on the swings, or just on a late night walk, this candy won’t melt!  Share with your friends or eat it … 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

Oct 29

Family owned & operated since 1949!

More about the history Smarties Candy Company here.

Aug 22

The Smarties Family

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

Oct 27

Smarties Halloween Song!

The Smarties Mom came up with a Halloween jingle and has been singing it all year… (Yes, we think about Halloween all year round).  So this year, the Smarties daughters agreed to chime in and whip up this quick music … Keep reading

Aug 11

BlogHer 2011

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

May 2

Meet Lenny, Plant Manager at Smarties

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

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