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Albanese Candy Factory

5441 E Lincoln Hwy, Merrillville, IN 46410-5947
+1 219-947-3070
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A must visit

This candy factory is a must visit if you are in the area! They say “worlds best gummies” for a... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Jillyjillyjilly
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Valparaiso, Indiana
via mobile
The best candy!

We came to buy Easter candy for our nieces and nephews. It has a wide variety of candy. I... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
KrisChmiel1
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Chicago, Illinois
via mobile
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good24%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“gummy bears” (89 reviews)
“sweet tooth” (25 reviews)
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5441 E Lincoln Hwy, Merrillville, IN 46410-5947
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+1 219-947-3070
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"gummy bears"
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"chocolate fountain"
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"easter bunny"
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"huge selection"
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"candy factory"
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"malted milk balls"
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"willy wonka"
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"huge chocolate"
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"fun visit"
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"self guided tour"
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"worth a stop"
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"goof ups"
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"kids and adults"
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"hard candies"
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This candy factory is a must visit if you are in the area! They say “worlds best gummies” for a reason. Because they are the best! They also have delicious assorted chocolates and old school vintage candies. They often have holiday photo shoots and also...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We came to buy Easter candy for our nieces and nephews. It has a wide variety of candy. I personally love the gummy bears. They sell a 5 pound bag of "gummy goofs" for $6 - you can't beat that, and I can never figure...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in with small kids on a trip through Merrillville. The amount of locally produced chocolate and gummy flavors is staggering...and totally worth stop, even if we didn’t have the the kids with us. Samples are given freely, and bags can be a small as...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Although the chocolate is great (tge double dipped peanuts and the toffee with sea salt are my personal favorites), the stars are the gummy bears. The flavors are distinct and the texture is so soft and chewy. Many young clerks are there to help. There...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I loved seeing the factory in action. Bright colors, lots of fun for my 4 kids and my wife and I. Highly recommended!

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Reviewed 22 March 2018 via mobile

I take my son to Albanese every year to get pictures with the Easter Bunny. It is always a great experience! ❤️❤️

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Reviewed 13 March 2018

For years, I've wanted to go on the Albanese Candy Factory tour. I know they only offer the full-blown tour for large groups, but their website promotes a "self-guided" tour for smaller groups. Turns out their self-guided tour isn't a tour at all, but is...More

Thank AEM74
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Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

Albanese offers just about any candy your little heart could desire. And they always seem to have adequate staff on hand to keep lines moving relatively quickly. Our kids love to peek through the windows into the factory coated in sugar dust. And I love...More

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Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

Delicious gummies they have other yummy candies also and you can sample before you decide what one or ten you want to buy. They also have oppps gummies 5 lbs for cheap!!! They say you can watch people make the candy from the windows but...More

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Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

Great outlet for the candy lover in the family. The chocolate lover..the chocolate covered raisins or the chocolate covered pecans. Of course they carry gummy bears.worms etc. Too. Sugar free candy is in ample supply. Friendly staff. Can't go wrong here.

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Laura M
19 February 2018|
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Response from aegeeg | Reviewed this property |
Probably best to call the store in the morning.
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Debra H
6 May 2017|
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ingredients are listed on the labels for candy.
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pumpkinlawyer
24 June 2016|
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Response from Timothy A | Reviewed this property |
There really are no tours. It is basically look around when they are open. They have 4 big picture windows that you can see into the factory, but you could not really see much. Just the gummy bears going up a conveyor to... More
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