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Albanese Candy Factory

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Address: 5441 East Lincoln Hwy, Merrillville, IN 46410
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+1 219-947-3070
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09:00 - 20:00
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Sun 10:00 - 18:00
Mon - Sat 09:00 - 20:00

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Candy makes me happy~~ happy~~ this is the best place for it....

Discovered this place on line..after ordering a few times..and always pleased..we ivistied them in Indiana..what a nice treat..and wall to wall candy...Gummy Bears With an "A".are... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
anen1110
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Medinah, Illinois

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Medinah, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Discovered this place on line..after ordering a few times..and always pleased..we ivistied them in Indiana..what a nice treat..and wall to wall candy...Gummy Bears With an "A".are not just kids..Great assortments..chocolate too..and really nice people..worth the ride.. We will be back...

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Indiana
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

So much candy. They make candy here and you can look through the windows to inside the factory. The store has a great selection of candy made by Albanese as well as candy made elsewhere including fun oldies like cigarette candy. The candy is fresh. They let you sample a few pieces. Prices are excellent!! The best part is a... More 

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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63 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I'd been told that we MUST go here to do the factory tour. Well, its more look in some windows and see the machinery. Not a lot to see, and not terribly exciting.. I would have been disappointed if we had made a special trip for that. However we were headed that direction and made a slight detour. The candy... More 

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indy
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 359 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Albanese has been our favorite in-state chocolate for a few years. Too far to drive but they have good delivery (usually arriving the next day). But this time they sent a whole container of dark chocolate turtles that had an unappealing what coating. they call it "chocolate bloom" and apparently it's not harmful. but it has so put us off... More 

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Chicago/northwest indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We needed fresh great candy for our annual New Year's Day party and this is always the place to go. Fast, friendly service always! And always enough to choose from! Great place!

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

I always enjoy coming here. These are basically the only gummies I will eat. I am glad to see the brand has been picked up in many stores. I work with adults with disabilities (both mental and physical) over the years I have taken many groups of my clients to visit Albanese. They have always been greeted warmly and treated... More 

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Gary, Indiana, Usa
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14 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017

it lots of treats there but very small and alot of the old school candy is not there....the chocolate which is my fav has a nice selection

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Pocatello, Idaho
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63 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017

Our school group did the little video tour of the factory and it was highly educational. We all bought candy. They have really done a great job at making the flavor pop in their gummy candy.

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Zionsville, Indiana
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75 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

I have to admit, this place is my weakness. I originally stopped here because of the billboard on 65. I shouldn't have. Now, every time I'm on my way to Chicago I stop by the factory. My wife has me on a strict diet, and this is the one secret I keep from her!!! The chocolate covered nuts are fantastic!... More 

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Crown Point, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

I went in to buy several gifts for colleagues at work. After make my candy and gift box purchases I then purchased some candy for my two kids, husband and my mom! The people that work there are so helpful, patient and friendly. I would love to go back for a tour and see how it's all made!

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