1845 - Young and Smylie confectionery firm is established.
1870 - Y&S is adopted as the company trade-mark.
1902 - National Licorice Company established with the merger of Young and Smylie, S.V. & F.P. Schudder and H.W. Petherbridge.
1908 - Plant was opened in Montreal
1929 - TWIZZLER brand was established
1968 - National Licorice Company is renamed Y&S Candies, Inc.
1977 - The Hershey Company acquires Y&S Candies, Inc.