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Stopped in for a look and the sample of the original lemon candy was addictive. We also bought... read more

Reviewed 15 October 2017
Great candy; great people; great stop!

So much fun to visit. I called Ye Olde Pepper Companie to see if someone could talk to the tour... read more

Reviewed 9 October 2017
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America's oldest continuously operating candy company, making delicious confections since 1806. Home of the famous Salem Gibralter and Blackjacks, as well as a large selection of chocolates, fudges, taffies, caramels, and an array of nostalgic...more
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Reviewed 15 October 2017

Stopped in for a look and the sample of the original lemon candy was addictive. We also bought some chocolate toffee candy.

Thank nangfar
Reviewed 9 October 2017

So much fun to visit. I called Ye Olde Pepper Companie to see if someone could talk to the tour bus. Julie said yes, and she was great! the history of the company is interesting and the candy is really good. Highly recommend the Gibraltars.

Thank pat52101
Reviewed 4 October 2017

LOVE the Ye Olde Pepper Companie! They have such good chocolates. Creams are just spot on with flavor. Caramels are extremely good in varieties of Dark or Milk Chocolate. They provide a great product for a good price. What is nice is that they have...More

Thank CMC_2012
Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

Good story behind the shop based on a shipwreck costing an immigrant her wealth. However it was very crowded and overpriced. Our based the original Gibraltars sweet tasted vey like a kindle mint cake from the UK.

Thank PHE22
Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

2nd time here this month!! (don't live close by). Went back with my daughter. For some reason I always get the cherry gummy lobsters, but the Turtles are amazing! Also got some chocolate peppermints and chocolate coconut candies. Also they have some interesting candies they...More

Thank Teresa B
Reviewed 30 August 2017

Walking through Salem happened to see Ye Olde Pepper Companie in large letters. Better yet then noticed Fine Confections. Who can resist trying out a new candy shop. Happiness! While the interior is small there are all sorts of chocolates and other style treats. The...More

Thank NottageCottageHawaii
Reviewed 29 August 2017

We tried the fudge truffles and turtles. One word delicious. You can not go wrong going to this candy store.

Thank suzziemd
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

This has become an absolute must stop for our trips to Salem. If you're fortunate enough to get there when there isn't a huge crowd, you can really take your time appreciating the quality of wares as well as how well they mix old favorites...More

Thank Gerryandsandie
Reviewed 15 August 2017

This is the place Oprah visited and wrote about how could their chocolate turtles are and we ordered a box full and they are all great. Nice stop and great sweets.

Thank Brian K
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

So glad we stopped here at America's oldest candy company. The ladies who work here are so pleasant and know a lot about the town of Salem and we greatly appreciated their sightseeing and candy advice! The candy is a mix of present day deliciousness...More

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