Check out the milestones of our four delicious decades in business,
including the launch of our kitchen candy franchise opportunity program.
1973 - A Sweet Beginning
The Cotton Bale opens – The precursor to River Street Sweets
1978 - Fudge
The first in-house candy was made, chocolate mint fudge, and River Street Sweets was born!
1979 - Pralines
The first batch of pralines made at home and perfected in the store.
Recipes for chocolates, nuts, and brittles developed over time
1984 - Market Street Sweets
River Street Sweets opens it’s first location in Charleston, SC and dubs it Market Street Sweets
1991 - Candy Kitchen
Savannah’s Candy Kitchen opens it’s first location in Savannah
1996 - Myrtle Beach
River Street Sweets opens it’s first location in Myrtle Beach, SC
2000 - Charleston gets sweeter
Savannah’s Candy Kitchen opens in Charleston, SC
2002 - Atlanta
River Street Sweets opens two locations in Atlanta, GA
2005 - Myrtle Beach gets sweeter too
River Street Sweets opens an additional location in Myrtle Beach, SC
2005 - City Market, Savannah
Savannah Candy Kitchen opens in City Market, Savannah, GA
2011 - King Street
River Street Sweets opens an additional location in Charleston, SC. Market Street Sweets, On King St.
2012 - Taking Flight
Savannah’s Candy Kitchen opens a licensed location at Hartsfield-Jackson Airport in Atlanta, GA
2013 - Welcome to the neighborhood
River Street Sweets opens it’s first “neighborhood” location at Habersham Village, Savannah, GA
2017 - Lancaster Franchise
River Street Sweets • Savannah’s Candy Kitchen is happy to welcome franchisees Brian and Jason Hoffman, of Lancaster, Pennsylvania. Their grand opening is set for September.
2013 - A sweet future
River Street Sweets and Savannah’s Candy Kitchen begin the steps to offer franchise’s under the unified brand River Street Sweets • Savannah’s Candy Kitchen
2015 - Pooler Franchise
2015 the first River Street Sweets • Savannah’s Candy Kitchen franchise is awarded and construction begins at the Tanger Outlet Mall in Pooler, GA
2017 - Key West Franchise
Franchisee Glen Willard opens his 2nd River Street Sweets • Savannah’s Candy Kitchen on June 20th on Duval Street in Key West Florida.
River Street Sweets • Savannah’s Candy Kitchen presents a multi-faceted candy franchise.
Our Candy Kitchen franchise gives you a chance to experience the joy of handcrafting confections from generations-old family recipes. Our store franchise owners appreciate the excitement of retailing the newest candy creations!