Candy Buying Guide
An Illustrated Guide to Helpful Candy Tools
A picture gallery of helpful tools and equipment for making candy at home.
Wilton's Candy Products
Wilton is a well-known cake and candy supply company. If you’re getting started in candymaking, they have all of the basic tools and supplies you will need. They also have a wide selection of molds, coloring agents, and specialty tools for the more advanced confectioner.
Chocolate Valentine's Day Gifts
Nothing says Valentine's Day like a big box of chocolate! Find the best chocolate gifts on the web right here.
Specializing in candy molds, Tomric Plastics has a huge variety of hobby and commercial-grade molds, including suckers, flat molds, 3-D hollow and solid molds, and many specialty holiday molds. There are also some gorgeous image transfer molds that put beautiful designs on finished chocolates.
Sweet Celebrations imports chocolate (in quantities from 2-50 lbs) and also offers helpful and unique candy accessories. My favorite is the Confectionery Melter Palette, which has separate compartments for 10 different colored candy coatings, and automatically melts them and maintains their temperature.
New York Cake Supplies
This is a great resource for gumpaste and fondant supplies, cutters, luster dust, and colors. They also have a selection of chocolates and specialty candy ingredients like almond paste, meringue powder and glycerin.
J.B. Prince Chef's Tools
J.B. Prince imports chef's tools from around the world and has a fine selection of molds, including Easter egg molds, dipping forks, and truffle centers.
Hillards Chocolate Systems
Calling all aspiring chocolatiers! Hillards offers a full range of chocolate equipment, from high-tech tempering machines, coating systems and cooling cabinets to accessories like chocolate chippers, brushes and scoops.
Gourmail imports some of the finest baking chocolates, including Callebaut, Cacao Barry, Valrhona, and El Rey, in quantities ranging from 4-11 lbs.
World's Finest Chocolate
What's in a name? As you might suspect, World's Finest Chocolate sells chocolate, chocolate, and more chocolate. If you're looking to buy chocolate in smaller quantities, this might be a good place to get a few 1-lb bars to start.
Beryl's Cake Decorating and Baking Supplies
Not just for cake decorating...this website stocks a large variety of molds, transfers, gum paste and fondant equipment, and all manner of chocolates and chocolate tools.
Country Kitchen SweetArt
Country Kitchen stocks a wide variety of candy making supplies like transfer sheets, colorings, flavorings, sparkle dust, molds, and packaging.
Sugarcraft Candy Supplies
This online merchant stocks a wide range of candymaking ingredients, packaging materials, and equipment.
Chef's Catalog stocks general kitchen and baking equipment, including common candy and fondant tools like pastry brushes, rolling pins and pasta rollers.
Swiss Chefs Catalogue
This website offers a wide selection of chocolates, nuts, decorations, acetate sheets, and other pastry and candy accessories. It is geared towards professionals so most items are offered in large quantities.
La Cuisine - The Cook's Resource
La Cuisine imports chocolates from Europe and also offers candy equipment such as chocolate chippers, dipping forks, and acetate strips.
Candy Blog--candy reviews
This website updates almost daily with reviews of new candies, limited edition products, and old favorites.
This online candy seller specializes in "retro" and "nostalgic" candies of yesteryear. Have a favorite childhood treats that has been discontinued? Chances are they have it in stock--along with hundreds of other hard-to-find and obscure candies.
A steady stream of the latest news in the world of candy.