7 Independently-Owned Candy Companies You Can Buy From Now

Switch up your sweets this year!

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September 11, 2020
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Tired of the same old candy every year? Okay, probably not — but that doesn’t mean you don’t have room for more variety. We’ve rounded up some independently-owned candy and chocolate companies making new versions of classics as well as unique candies you’re going to want to give a try. From taffy and gummies to chocolate-covered marshmallows and Heath caramel sticks, this list has something for every sweet tooth.

Shane Confectionery, which was established in 1863 and claims to be America’s oldest candy store, has an assortment of seasonal chocolates and candies, caramels and more. Whether you’re stocking up for Halloween or for the next time your sweet tooth hits, this shop has something for everyone.

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Dylan's Candy Bar has a huge selection of candy for any time of the year, but we particularly love what they have in stock for Halloween. You can get an assortment of gummies, chocolates and more in their more this holiday season.

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Take it from us — one bite of these chocolate bars and no others will ever compare. Chocolate bar flavors include milk chocolate, chocolate sea salt, white raspberry popping candy, milk honey almond nougat and more — and we have a feeling you're going to want to try them all!

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Sugarfina's customizable boxes let you pick from multiple sizes and candies. The company has more than 100 flavors to choose from, including cocktail, sour fruity and chocolate options.

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From salt water taffy to Heath caramel sticks and caramel marshmallow pops, this chocolate shop has a little bit of everything to satisfy your sweet tooth this year.

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Since most Halloween festivities will take place at home this year, you might as well splurge for some fancier chocolate for you and the family to enjoy. These beautiful chocolates come in a variety of colors and shapes and are almost too pretty to eat (almost!).

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If you're looking for a candy brand that has found a way to cut back on sugar without sacrificing taste, Behave is perfect for you. The company's raspberry, passionfruit and lychee gummies come in both sweet and sour varieties, both of which only have three grams of sugar and 90 calories per bag.

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