Chocolate and Valentine’s Day go hand-in-hand! Wow them this February 14th with amazing treats like chocolate covered pretzels, gourmet popcorn, and Ecuadorian chocolate. You can even take a tour of a local Chocolate Museum! Make this the most romantic year yet and stop by one of these South Jersey candy stores!
1. 1892 Chocolates
721 Haddon Ave., Collingswood, NJ
1892’s small batch production gives them the opportunity to show the different and unique flavors that Ecuadorian cacao has to offer. They are continuing to explore ancient flavors and techniques that assist in producing quality bean to bar chocolate. They use a wide assortment of quality products such as organic coffee beans, golden berries, mango, cacao nibs and more.
2. Aunt Charlotte’s Candies
5 West Maple Ave., Merchantville, NJ
Aunt Charlotte’s has been making delicious candies for four generations. They have a great selection of homemade chocolate assortments and specialty chocolate novelties. Visitors can take a tour of the candy factory and see where all of the magic happens! Their delicious chocolates are manufactured on the second floor.
3. Bayard’s Chocolates
2325 Marlton Pike West (Route 70), Cherry Hill, NJ
& 904 Route 130 North, Cinnaminson, NJ
Bayard’s chocolate recipe has been perfected and used for decades and they pride themselves on keeping it intact. They have all the chocolate-covered and filled-chocolate treats you could possibly be looking for, so get ready to indulge!
4. Damask’s Candies
2255 US Route 322, Woolwich Township, NJ
Fresh cream, pure butter, and only the highest quality ingredients go into the handmade chocolate treats that have made Damask Candies a local legend since 1906. For over 110 years, Damask’s Candies has created delectable chocolates, chocolate covered pretzels, chocolate covered oyster crackers, and assorted candies.
5. Duffy’s Fine Chocolates
29 North Broadway, Gloucester City, NJ
& 145 Kings Highway East, Haddonfield, NJ
Duffy’s confections are made from recipes that date back to the 1920’s created by the first confectioners in their family. They take pride on not using preservatives, additives, or artificial flavorings. They believe that premium products can come only from the finest, natural ingredients and chocolate.
6. Gertrude Hawk Chocolates
400 Route 38, Moorestown, NJ (inside the Moorestown Mall)
Gertrude Hawk Chocolates has been crafting delicious quality chocolates since 1936. They take pride in remaining true to their tradition and time-honored recipes and focus on paving the way for new and exciting ways to enjoy chocolate.
7. Giambri’s Quality Sweets
26 Brand Ave., Clementon, NJ
Giambri’s is a 4th generation, family-owned, award-winning, premium candy company. For more than 70 years, they have used time-tested recipes and techniques to craft delicious confections. All of their candy is handmade in small batches with the freshest and finest ingredients to ensure a quality taste.
8. Gourmet Popcorn Creations
802 Haddon Ave., Collingswood, NJ
Gourmet Popcorn Creations is a family-owned and operated business that uses the finest natural ingredients to make the best tasting popcorn. They have unique flavors such as pina colada, blueberry, root beer float, and cheesecake. Stop in and try a free sample!
9. L&S Chocolates
103 East Main Street, Maple Shade, NJ
With over 25 years of experience, L&S Chocolates has been serving the public a diverse selection of products. They carry an extensive line of candy and cake making supplies including MERCKENS Chocolate, over 1,500 chocolate molds, and everything else needed to make a finished product. L&S Chocolates also has a full line of “old-fashioned” candy, gourmet products, gift baskets, trays, all-occasion chocolate flavors, and table arrangements.
10. Michel Cluizel, Chocolate Museum & Store
575 NJ-73, Berlin Township, NJ
Since 1948, gourmet Chocolat Michel Cluizel has been handcrafting chocolate from bean to bar with pure cocoa butter, bourbon vanilla pod and never any soy or artificial flavorings. Visit the “Chocolatrium” chocolate museum and discover the history of chocolate! Guests can also make chocolate and enjoy a delicious dinner in the museum.
11. Reily’s Candy
719 Stokes Road, Medford, NJ
Reily’s Candy is a manufacturing retailer of fine quality chocolates with unmatched quality and amazing personal service. From boxed chocolates to chocolate covered pretzels, peanut butter cups, marshmallows, turtles, caramels, nuts, jellies, and sugar free chocolates, there is something for everyone. Reily’s will even dress up your package with complimentary gift wrapping.
12. Sweet Stop
1750 Deptford Center Road, Deptford, NJ (inside the Deptford Mall)
It’s fudge o’clock somewhere! Sweet Stop was established in 1993, first as Mr. Bulky treats and gifts. Then, in 2001 the name was changed to Sweet Stop. For over 20 years, Sweet stop has been a South Jersey landmark. Their fresh, high quality selection includes artisan Italian gelato, cinnamon glazed nuts, Coloworks M&M’s, a wall of gourmet chocolates, 31 flavors of Jelly Belly’s and so much more!
13. The Candy Buffet
138 King’s Highway East, Haddonfield, NJ
The Candy Buffet was established in downtown Haddonfield with one mission – to bring a real, high quality candy store to the area. They proudly serve South Jersey with a large selection of candy and novelty items for all occasions and ages!