Smarties was known as Smarties Chocolate beans in 1937 chocolate beans was forced to drop

Earl History of Smarties Rowntrees of York, England, have been making “Chocolate Beans” since at least 1882. The product was renamed “Smarties Chocolate Beans” in 1937. Rowntrees was forced to drop the words “chocolate beans” in 1937 due to trading standards requirements (the use of the word “beans” was felt to be misleading so adopted […]