River Street Sweets, Savannah’s Candy Kitchen Set to Open

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River Street Sweets, Savannah’s Candy Kitchen, one of Entrepreneur’s Top Candy Franchises in 2021, is set to open its next location in the bustling shopping area of St. Armand’s Circle in Sarasota, FL. River Street Sweets, Savannah’s Candy Kitchen is expected to begin serving up handmade sweets and ice cream for guests in Sarasota and surrounding areas on Thursday, August 25th, and will have a ribbon cutting ceremony with giveaways and free samples beginning at 11am.

“We’ve seen time and again that our Southern confections, family-friendly atmosphere and old-fashioned approach to candy making appeals to people nationwide,” said Jennifer Strickland, co-founder and co-CEO. “We’re confident the people of Sarasota will fall in love with our historic brand, and we’re excited to bring it to southwestern Florida. We’ve come to enjoy St. Armand’s Circle, the history and beauty of Sarasota,” adds her brother and co-founder, co-CEO, Tim Strickland.

River Street Sweets, Savannah’s Candy Kitchen will be located at 318 John Ringling Blvd in St Armands Circle and will feature the same Southern confections that guests have come to know and love since the flagship store opened in 1973 in Savannah, GA: World Famous Pralines®, handmade chocolate Loggerheads and Homemade ice cream and gelato, just to name a few. Friends, associates, fellow Chamber members and the Strickland family will be on hand to officially welcome River Street Sweets • Savannah’s Candy Kitchen to Sarasota. A portion of the proceeds from all Chocolate Loggerhead® sales on opening day will be donated to Caretta Research Project, a charity partner of River Street Sweets • Savannah’s Candy Kitchen.

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