See’s Candies is a timeless candy shop that makes over 26 million pounds of candy — particularly chocolates — every year! The very first See’s opened in 1921 in Los Angeles, making this year its Centennial anniversary. One of its biggest and busiest seasons since it’s humble beginnings is Easter, a time of family get togethers, egg hunts and lots of sweet treats!
“Easter is an incredibly important season for us at See’s. We love hearing stories from our customers about the memories tied to our treats,” explains See’s Candies CEO Pat Egan. “I think it’s this nostalgia element that makes our Easter product line so popular. These gifts and beautiful treats remind people of family, Easter egg hunts and community gatherings—which we all need more of, particularly now.”
Last Easter, See’s shut down for only the second time in company history since WWII due to the pandemic. Though challenging to close its doors at the start of the pandemic, particularly because tradition plays such a strong role in the company’s ethos, the health and safety of its employees and customers will always be, the number one priority at See’s explained Egan…