Margaret and Roy Rienzo both were born and raised in the Mohawk Valley, Margaret is from Rome, Roy is from Utica. They married in 1984, moved to North Utica and raised two beautiful daughters.
Margaret started making candy and baked goods from a certified kitchen in the basement of her home in 2005. She did craft fairs and farmers markets under the name Candy Jar Confections.
A floral designer for over 30 years, she felt it was time for a change so she opened So Sweet!! Candy Shoppe on May 19th, 2016. Her Husband Roy is the expert fudge maker and still runs the farmers market booths.