If it’s summertime, you’re more than likely going to attend a campfire. And if you attend that campfire, chances are, S’mores will be there. A stack of milk chocolate, graham crackers and roasted marshmallows, children and adults alike enjoy this classic American treat.

Check out some of these S’more fun facts! You can share them with your family and friends next time you gather around the campfire!

  • The name, “S’more” comes from the two words “some more,” referring to people wanting another serving of this yummy treat!
  • The first recipe for S’mores was published in the 1927 Girl Scouts of America Handbook.
  • The Hershey Company makes more than 373 million Hershey’s Milk Chocolate bars a year. That’s enough to make 746 million S’mores!
  • Americans buy 90 million pounds of marshmallows every year!
  • The graham cracker was named after Reverend Sylvester Graham, a minister who believed strongly in eating whole-wheat products.
  • “National S’mores Day” is on August 10th every year.

So what are you waiting for? Build that campfire, roast those marshmallows and have “S’more” fun this summer!

And stop at your local Sparkle Market to stock up on all your S’mores supplies!