River Street Sweets • Savannah's Candy Kitchen is an old-fashioned, gourmet candy store that is family-owned and delivers made-from-scratch Southern sweets to its guests. It offers a variety of delicious handmade confections such as its: World Famous Pralines®, chocolate Loggerhead’s®, old-fashioned caramel apples, and homemade ice cream all made right in front of their guests! They also have a huge assortment of nostalgic hard candy. The River Street Sweets •Savannah's Candy Kitchen concept enriches the lives of its guests by providing fresh handmade southern candies served with good old fashioned hospitality in a clean and fun environment.
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About Us: A Southern Tradition
Founded in 1973 on Savannah's historic waterfront, the original River Street Sweets is the city's oldest candy store, today operated by siblings Jennifer and Tim Strickland. Just down the street, their father ''Stan the Candy Man" Strickland operates Savannah's Candy Kitchen, one of the largest candy stores in the South since 1991.
For over 40 years, the Strickland family of Savannah, Georgia has made the South synonymous with handmade Southern Sweets. From World Famous Pralines®, saltwater taffy, hand stretched peanut brittle to homemade pecan pies, our made-from-scratch Southern delicacies are known worldwide.
River Street Sweets • Savannah’s Candy Kitchen franchise business opportunities program gives you a unique opportunity to be a part of one of America’s finest and most renowned candy brands, a Southern tradition from the heart of Savannah. Our unique, colorful stores evoke an old-fashioned candy or ice cream shop feel, transporting visitors back to simpler times. It is not only an opportunity to own a compelling candy kitchen franchise business in a truly sweet industry sector, but a chance to share in a lifestyle that is both fun and family oriented.
What Makes River Street Sweets • Savannah's Candy Kitchen Unique?
It is an all-inclusive sweet shop (Chocolates, old fashioned candies, hard candies, ice cream and more!)
Candy is made right in front of the guest
Founding family has over 100 years of combined candy making experience
Candy and memories made from scratch with incomparable quality
A fun and original guest experience
When you join our family candy kitchen retail store franchising business, we will show you how to make our gourmet Southern candies by hand in your own special, old-fashioned candy and ice cream store environment, which is designed to work in a wide range of settings and location types.
With our fun and friendly candy kitchen retail store franchising concept, you’ll be able to provide an interactive candy experience for your happy guests from all walks of life. River Street Sweets • Savannah’s Candy Kitchenalso serves mail or online ordering services to our customers.
All of your delicious candies will be made by hand, including our signature World Famous Pralines®; handmade caramel (the key ingredient to our delicious Loggerheads™, specialty apples and sea salt caramels); salt water taffy made in antique-style taffy machines; and nut candies like glazed pecans and old fashioned brittles, made with fresh nuts and stirred in copper kettles before being hand stretched on large slabs of marble!
You can offer a range of other sweet treats, including cool and creamy ice cream, caramel popcorn, fudge, chocolate covered strawberries, and more!
At River Street Sweets • Savannah’s Candy Kitchen, you will have the opportunity to share in a portion of revenues obtained through our mail and online ordering and gift items – and we’ll take care of the shipping for you!
Best of all, you’ll be able to build a sweet business through these multiple product lines and revenue streams. And, you can do it with the utmost in confidence. You’ll be backed by the support of our committed team which boasts decades of experience in the candy retail store industry.
“One of the greatest benefits is that my wife and two daughters are involved in the business. The opportunities and locations are endless and it’s a business that I can pass on to my family. River Street Sweets • Savannah’s Candy Kitchen is a franchise that is rewarding and I’m honored to be a part of their team and family.” ~ Glen Willard, Pooler, GA