Candy Makers in New England Since 1914
Candy Makers in New England Since 1914
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Testimonials

"My husband and I were in this afternoon and bought a small bag of peanut brittle, along with some fudge, etc. We should have bought 10 pounds of the peanut brittle - it is AMAZING!!!! We will definitely be back!

Thank you! " Janet H. November 30th, 2019

Two lovely ladies visited our shop on November 25th, 2019. They were so excited and happy to come visit our shop. One woman had been in before and decided to bring a friend who hadn't been in yet. They told me how they had their visit to our shop on their calendar for over five weeks and couldn't wait to come on the first day of our opening for the season. That just warmed my heart. They left with their goodies and said they were definitely coming back!

"You're like an island of pure sweetness when we come around the corner!"
~ Visitor at the Boston Flower Show, March 2018 ~

"Tried the fudge at the Bangor Flower and Garden Show and it was delicious! Some of the best fudge I have ever had! Can't wait to try the peanut brittle! "
Matt C.
April 21st, 2018

"Maple Walnut Fudge was amazing! Wish I had bought more!"
Sheryl P.
4/21/18
 

"Best Peanut Brittle in the World, shhhhh don't tell anyone!"
Colleen P.
2/11/18

"The fudge is second -to- none! I have had Nelson's Fudge from the Fryeburg Fair since I was a little kid and now I get to order it directly from the shop from time to time! Amazing service, amazing products, amazing people!"
Michael B.
October 14th, 2017


"Best fudge and peanut brittle. Look forward to seeing them at Deerfield every year."
Irene ~ November 19th, 2017


"Wow! Are you good! Dark chocolate maple cremes received at 10:00 A.M. today. Remarkable service, Remarkable product! Thanks so much for the extra effort!" Osborne and Virginia from Waterville Maine
December 10th, 2015

"Your candy is beyond delicious! What a wonderful surprise for Christmas, that first bite, Wow! Could have easily have eaten a pound of nonpareils! Feedback from Nancy in Florida
12/12/15


"I have been coming to this fair since I was a little girl with my Mom. She loved your Peanut Brittle. Every year we would visit your booth and take home a box. My Mom passed away a few years ago but I still come to buy a box and save it to put out at Christmas in her memory."~ This touched me so much when one of our sweet customers shared this story that it brought me to tears.At the Deerfield Fair ~ October 2nd, 2015

 
A favorite of mine from a customer at the fair ~
"I was told not to come home without this!"
October 2015
 
"I tried a sample earlier and have been thinking about it ever since..."
From a customer who came back to our booth to take home a box of our candy.

"Bought some of your penuche walnut fudge yesterday at the Flower Show. Writing to tell you how fabulous it was! Haven't eaten such great penuche since my Aunt Eva's when I was a kid in the 60's. The gentleman who sold it to mentioned penuche SHOULD be a little granular when I said that is how my aunt's used to be. Based on that comment, I anticipated something good but it exceeded my expectations. Thanks for giving me such a treat! I will be on the lookout for your booths at future events." Best, Marybeth from Milford, MA...March 2015

"Thank you so much for your great service and products. This is going to be such an awesome surprise!!! Mike...December 2014

"Today I know I began a new Christmas tradition with my first ever visit to Nelson's Candies. It will not be my last! What a fun place -- SWEET!" Freda... December 2014
 

"Hi, just got the fudge today and it's literally the best fudge we've ever had! Thanks so much!!! 
VIA email April 2011


Hi Janet,
I just wanted to tell you that the package came in yesterday in perfect condition!  It is amazing how quickly those boxes can be wrapped, too!!!  Mine went into the freezer so that I can enjoy some in the middle of the upcoming long winter, when I really need a boost!  My family will certainly be surprised and will enjoy them.  I am not sure if I told you or not, but the first time I had Nelson's Fudge was at the Fryeburg Fair when I was just a kid, and I am 59 now, so that is a lot of great fudge.  Thank you again for this, and I hope you and your family have a great Holiday Season and a very Merry Christmas!
Mike December 2014

"Had a double chocolate truffle at the Portland Flower Show. Best truffle I've ever had and I've had a few" :)
Cathy...March 2014

"Thanks for making such delicious chocolates ! You are my Christmas present go to."
Candi from Canaan, Maine

"You made it so easy for me to get my Christmas shopping done!"
A customer in our shop December 2009

On a recent day this December a customer came in to have her packages put together for us to ship to her family members. They live as far away as Nevada and Texas. She told us they say our peanut brittle was the best they have ever had. Guess what she put in all her packages?

"Best Chocolate, Best Popcorn with Chocolate!"...Pam
A longtime loyal customer


At the Deerfield N.H. State Fair each year many have said, "I come here every year to get your candy!"

"This has become a tradition..we get your candy for every holiday!"

"The white chocolate popcorn is heavenly!"  Christina from Massachusetts

"Your peanut brittle is the best I have ever tasted! How do I get some more?" 
Conversation with a recent caller  October 2010


"Your products are great!" Tim from Castine Maine

"I met you at the Portland flower show and loved the candy....can't wait to receive some more!!! Yummmmy!"

"I bought a sample of your fudge today at the Boston Flower Show, and have just finished a piece - wow! This is the best fudge I've tasted since grandma's recipe!! I'll be sure to refer you to everyone I can. Thank you for an excellent product." From a customer who visited our booth recently at the Boston Flower Show, March 2012


"I can't wait to visit your store. My wife comes from Skowhegan and I'm there very often. We fell in love with your peanut brittle. "
Jim & Wanda from Orrington Maine