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Old 12-19-2019, 07:56 AM
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After seven years of living here, we finally made it to the Russell Stover Factory Store in Wildwood. I was expecting a small gift shop type experience but...Wow. The store is huge and they have a big selection of chocolates, ice cream, jelly beans, brittles with various nuts, etc. In addition to their own brand, they have Whitmans and my favorites, Millionaires. One room has a lot of overstock stuff at discounted prices, so if you don't mind Easter and Valentine's chocs in December, there are bargains there. Definitely a place to take your houseguests.

Also a large sugar-free section.
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Is there a tour?
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Old 12-19-2019, 08:10 AM
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Is there a tour?
I don't think it is a factory, just a retail store.
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Most times, staff will offer you a free sample. If not, ask.
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Until about five years ago the warehouse looking building on the right side was all that was there with a small white block building attached for a cashier. The place got a little crowded. I guess about 2013 they added the whole main part you see now and changed the facade into the modern facility. I pretty sure there is no manufacturing, just a distribution center.

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Their post season/holiday specials are very good bargains.

We replenish our sugar free candy larder every other month.
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After seven years of living here, we finally made it to the Russell Stover Factory Store in Wildwood. I was expecting a small gift shop type experience but...Wow. The store is huge and they have a big selection of chocolates, ice cream, jelly beans, brittles with various nuts, etc. In addition to their own brand, they have Whitmans and my favorites, Millionaires. One room has a lot of overstock stuff at discounted prices, so if you don't mind Easter and Valentine's chocs in December, there are bargains there. Definitely a place to take your houseguests.

Also a large sugar-free section.
I found it about a year after being here. Love that place!!! Thanks for advising others to check it out too.
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After seven years of living here, we finally made it to the Russell Stover Factory Store in Wildwood. I was expecting a small gift shop type experience but...Wow. The store is huge and they have a big selection of chocolates, ice cream, jelly beans, brittles with various nuts, etc. In addition to their own brand, they have Whitmans and my favorites, Millionaires. One room has a lot of overstock stuff at discounted prices, so if you don't mind Easter and Valentine's chocs in December, there are bargains there. Definitely a place to take your houseguests.

Also a large sugar-free section.
Is it okay to give your sweetie Easter candy on Valentine's Day?
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Is there a tour?
No...it is just a store.
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Self guided.. no candy is made there..
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Check dates on items bought from the back room
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Went once and gained 5 pounds. Buyer beware!
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It's just an outlet store so no manufacturing on premise or tour.
The overstock in the warehouse may be a good deal, but do check dates...some is beyond expiration. The best deal are the bins of mix and match in the main store- otherwise prices are close to retail prices. RS owns Whitmans and some of their products are found there as well.
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Keep your receipt if the on sale candy is not good, return, with receipt and will refund you.
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