With approximately 36 Smidgens® in each pack, that's more than 36 million individual Smidgens® and more than 900,000 pounds of chocolate every year!
That's more than 21,600 individual Smidgens® an hour, 360 individual Smidgens® are born a minute, 6 Smidgens® are born a second!
For nearly 10 years the only flavor of Smidgen® available was Milk Chocolate Peanut Butter. The next flavor that was introduced was Solid Milk Chocolate. Milk Chocolate Caramel, Solid Dark Chocolate and Dark Chocolate Raspberry soon followed.
Gertrude Hawk Chocolates has had 3 manufacturing locations since 1936, all within a 10-mile radius of each other in Northeastern Pennsylvania: Mark Avenue in Scranton, Drinker Street in Dunmore and the Keystone Industrial Park in Dunmore. Smidgens® were first produced at the Drinker Street location in 1984, then in 1988 production began at the Keystone Industrial Park location. Smidgens® are truly a Northeastern Pennsylvania speciality!
Gertrude Hawk Chocolates trademarked the name Smidgen® in 1994. You won't find any other chocolates or candies called Smidgens®. They are sold exclusively by Gertrude Hawk Chocolates!
Smidgens® have been a staple in Easter baskets for 30 years. The classic bunny shape is hard to resist! Followed closely by Christmas, Valentine's Day, Halloween, and Spring & Summer.
Milk Chocolate Peanut Butter Smidgens® have always been the #1 flavor among customers. Proof that the classic combination of chocolate and peanut butter can stand the test of time!
While Gertrude Hawk Chocolates only has retail stores in Pennsylvania, New York and New Jersey, people all across the United States enjoy Smidgens®. All Smidgens® are offered through the online store at GertrudeHawkChocolates.com. One of the most popular states where Smidgens® are enjoyed is Florida!