Sweet Candy Company was founded in 1892 by Leon Sweet in Salt Lake City, Utah. Today, the company remains family owned and operated, with third, fourth, and fifth generation family members actively involved in operations and management.
It has been over 120 years since Leon Sweet followed his passion and his name into the candy business. During that time Sweet’s has continued Leon’s legacy and produced high-quality confections. Today Sweet Candy is known for a wide array of products but is world famous for its Salt Water Taffy. Other notable products are its Cinnamon Bears, Chocolate Orange Sticks, and Fruit Sours.
M. Richard Kay, the great-grandson of Leon Sweet, is the current President and CEO of Sweet Candy Company.
Location: Salt Lake City, UT - 2nd District
U.S. Employees: 150
Exports to Other Countries: Yes
Officer: M. Richard Kay, President and CEO
Sweet Candy Company is known for products such as Old School Taffy, All American Taffy, and Milk Chocolate Orange Sticks.