41 of the Best Online Candy Stores

Assorted candies with jelly and sugar.

Candy stores definitely bring out the kid in every shopper. With the colorful sweets plus cheery interior, having these treats is like walking to heaven. Now if you have sudden cravings and you’re looking for specific favorites, online candy stores would be the best option. It’s not only convenient but you can also have more time to explore other sweets and stores in the comfort of your abode.

List of Online Candy Stores

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1. Bulk Candy Store: Old-fashioned gumballs, jelly beans, and modern chocolate treats are in the lineup here. They feature unusual items as well, like chocolate-covered everything and even cookie sticks.
2. It’s Sugar: The worldwide chain’s online store is impressive, with gummies, chocolate, the normal and not so normal confections. Some are in “giant” size like 1-pound patties of peppermint chocolate. A dream for those with oddball tastes.

3. Phillips Candy House: Phillips is one of the oldest among online candy stores that still has a brick-and-mortar presence. This company is the oldest seller of chocolate in Boston. It was founded in 1930 and specializes in handmade chocolate treats. All their candy is made in small batches and they’ve been in business since 1925.

4. Yummies Candy and Nuts: Take a walk down memory lane at Yummies. This Maine-based store sells classics, hard-to-find items, plus locally created fudge, jams, and jellies. They specialize in historic/nostalgic candy arrangements and individual items.

5. Jagielky’s Homemade Candy: Since 1975, this innovative store makes its own candy in what it calls the Jersey Shore style. There are lots of marshmallow-based items on the menu as well as other unusual items.

6. Harbor Candy Shop: A Maine tradition and known worldwide for its truffles, fudge, chocolate, brittles, and a full line of vegan candy as well make this store a must-view for candy lovers. In business since 1961.

7. Richardson’s Candy Kitchen: The owners do it all themselves every day. The store sells caramels, fudge, truffles, cordials, and hundreds of other handmade delicacies.

8. Windy City Sweets: Everything is made by hand each day at this famous Chicago-based store that has some of the world’s most famous pretzels, chocolate-covered of course, and other unique treats.

9. Chutter’s: A New Hampshire favorite and now available online, Chutter’s sells it all, from caramels to chocolates to gummies and all else.

10. Papabubble: Candy is art at this New York-based, Spain-inspired candy specialty shop. The workers make all sorts of shapes out of candy in dozens of flavors. Not the typical candy store, but a one-of-a-kind place for those who appreciate the novelty.

11. Carousel: Selling the world’s best saltwater taffy since 1970, in unusual and standard flavors.

12. The Candy Store: San Francisco-based Candy Store sells artsy, delicious candy and unusual specialty items.

13. Candyality: This Chicago-based favorite sells it all in its massive online store.

14. Little Flower Candy Company: The specialty here is sea-salt caramel candies, all of which are made by hand. The owner trained as a pastry chef in Paris and her artistry is in every item sold. There are other sweet offerings besides the caramels, but the shop caters to those who want a unique taste treat and are not looking for standard fare.

15. Hershey’s Chocolate World: The global retailer sells it all from their online store, featuring a few items that aren’t sold in retail stores. There are some nice bulk discounts for Hershey enthusiasts that are available anywhere else. For chocolate and candy-bar lovers, this store is a reliable source of deliciousness.

16. Robin’s Candy: From classics to novelties, Robin’s has a nice assortment of old and new candy. They specialize in New England items like licorice, in every flavor and shape. They also sell premium imported licorice for refined tastes.

17. Nisshodo Mochiya: This Hawaii-based seller of Japanese candies has been in business for more than 100 years and is known all over the world. Their thriving online shop offers a full range of handmade Japanese specialty candy, which tends to be softer and sweeter than Western-style candy.

18. Sugar Shop: Sugar Shop prides itself on having something for every taste, which is why they carry a vast mixture of old and new candy. Since 2012, this online shop focuses on vintage treats but caters to everyone.

19. Nelson’s Columbia Candy Kitchen: selling Danish-inspired treats and now purveys them online. Hard drops in unusual flavors like sassafras and anise are typical of their offerings. They still cook up everything in copper kettles and cool the goods on tables made of solid marble, which date back to the early 1900s. Nelson’s is authentic old-fashioned candy at its best.

20. Candy Warehouse: From DIY arrangements to special corporate orders, Candy Warehouse offers more than 6,000 classics that range from new to old. A full-service online store with an astonishing menu.

21. The Best of Luck: Baltimore-based Best of Luck specialized in difficult-to-find candy, but sells standard items too. Old-time candy bars, flavored and non-flavored popcorn, and DIY baskets are available from this old-style shop.

22. Ye Olde Pepper Companie: Specializing in mints and old-time regional favorites of the Massachusetts area, YOPC still sells Salem Gibraltars in several flavors and maintains a physical store as well for the locals in Salem. This is authentic candy at its best for those who appreciate high-quality sugar specialty items.

23. Economy Candy: Since 1942, Economy Candy has made penny candy into a full-time business. This place is what old-time candy stores were like, but so few still exist. Small and large treats, old and new items abound in their massive menu of sweetness. They’ve even embraced the low-cal and sugar-free trends for their customers.

24. Amy’s Candy Bar: Amy’s is about art and beauty and candy. They sell gorgeous licorice, gummies, specialty chocolates, and standard fare as well. The owner is a licensed French pastry chef and knows her candy.

25. Schimpff’s Confectionery: A real purveyor of historic candy and treats of all kinds, this place has been around, in brick-and-mortar form, since 1891. For authentic “old-fashioned” sweet treats, chocolate drops, hard candies, and more, Schimpff’s is the expert.

26. Sweet! Hollywood: Already a legend in Los Angeles, this store has a devoted following and sells standard sweet fare as well as worldwide treats from Russia, Norway, Italy and Greece. They’re different but pride themselves in being unusual.

27. Albanese Confectionery: Chocolates of every kind, premium roasted nuts, and gummies. The gummies are what put this Indiana-based retailer on the candy map. Gummy flavors and designs come in every imaginable variety, and they try to make their treats “works of art.”

28. Shane Confectionery: Since 1911, Shane has been creating art, and candy. Their homemade treats are famous worldwide. Specialties are licorice, chocolates, and brandied cherries. One of the oldest candy sellers in the U.S. in continuous operation.

29. Candy Crate: They are famous for their wedding selections and have the system down to a science, color-wise and flavor-wise, to fit any ceremony. But there are also standard items and a huge discount section.

30. Candy Favorites: Offers a huge “buffet” that works for special occasions like weddings, graduations, etc. Order more than $90 of candy and shipping is free. Amazing variety.

31. Best Buy Candy: Mints, jelly beans, and all things chocolate are on tap here. Traditional and modern selections for all tastes. A full-service candy retailer.

32. Sweet Factory: Standard and specialty items for all occasions, literally any social event on the roster. Yogurt raisins, unique metallic chocolates and more are among the top-sellers.

33. Metro Candy: Old-fashioned chocolate treats, gumballs, and newer items like kisses and brand-name goods. A wide array of gourmet offerings as well.

34. The Online Candy Shop:
A huge site that’s simple to navigate and lets shoppers search by brand, event, and even color. One of the largest online candy retailers.

35. Oriental Trading: Their candy section has unique items like monogrammed mints, DIY baskets, and special “keepsake” candies for every event. There’s also a standard assortment of common candy treats.

36. Blair Candy: From chocolates to gummies and everything in between, Blair sells candy treats from tiny mints to huge chocolate chunks and is a go-to site for weddings and graduations.

37. Candy Express: A bit different than other online candy retailers, Candy Express does most of its business selling name-brand candies and candy bars in bulk for re-sellers.

38. Candy Direct: One of the longest in the candy business online, Candy Direct literally has everything, for individuals and group buyers who need to stock an event.

39. Old Time Candy: A “historical specialist” with a massive menu, which can be searched by decade or item. They sell party-favor bags and other DIY arrangements too.

40. Dylan’s Candy Bar: New inventions and old-school classics, this trendy shop opened in 2001 and now boasts more than 7,000 different items for every conceivable sweet taste. Designers Ralph Lauren’s daughter, Dylan, is the owner.

41. Jelly Belly: All things jelly bean at this California-based candy giant.

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