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– **History**
– Smartfood created in 1985 by Andrew Martin, Ken Meyers, and Annie Withey in Hampton, Connecticut
– Marketed under the brand name in 1985, manufactured in Marlborough, Massachusetts
– Sold to Frito-Lay for $15 million in January 1989
– Withey and Martin later founded Annies Homegrown
– Smartfood differentiated by using real cheese in popcorn

– **See also**
– List of popcorn brands
– Foodportal

– **External links**
– Wikimedia Commons for Smartfood media
– Official Smartfood website
– Articles in The New York Times and Advertising Age about Smartfood
– Inc. article on the snack food industry
– Various other brands and people related to Smartfood

– **Related categories**
– Brand name snack foods
Frito-Lay brands
– Popcorn brands
– Products introduced in 1985
– Brand name food products stubs

– **Hidden categories**
– Articles lacking in-text citations from November 2021
– Short description matches Wikidata
– Commons category link from Wikidata
– All stub articles

Smartfood (Wikipedia)

Smartfood, an American brand of pre-popped, flavored popcorn, was founded in 1984 by Annie Withey, Andrew Martin, and Ken Meyers in Marlborough, Massachusetts. Frito-Lay purchased Smartfood in 1989 for $15 million.

Product typePopcorn
CountryUnited States
Introduced1985; 39 years ago (1985)
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