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Miesse Candies & Chocolate Factory Tour

Miesse Candies Chocolate FactoryMiesse Candies ChocolatesSince 1875, generation after generation has developed a loyal affection for the fresh, handcrafted assortment of rich chocolates made by Miesse Candies.

A Lancaster County original, the dedicated Miesse chocolatiers take great pride in using natural ingredients, including real cocoa butter and no preservatives.

As they have done for more than 135 years, all of Miesse Candies & Chocolatestheir nuts, fruits, and peanut butter balls are dipped by hand, the old-fashioned way.  Customers can see the chocolate making process firsthand with a tour of the newest Miesse factory store location in downtown Lancaster City at the captivating Steeple View Lofts, just steps away from Gallery Row.

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(717) 392-6011

Visit Our 3 Locations
Candy Factory & Store
118 N. Water Street
Lancaster, PA 17601

Lancaster Central Market
23 N. Market Street
Lancaster, PA 17603



Our Hours…

Miesse Candies local chocolate lancaster county paDowntown Retail Shop & Factory
118 N. Water St
Lancaster, PA 17601
Mon-Fri 8am – 5pm
Sat 9am – 2pm


First Friday extended hours

Overlook Town Center
2065 Fruitville Pike
Lancaster, PA 17601
Mon-Sat 10am – 8pm
Sun 12pm – 5pm

Lancaster Central Market
23 North Market Street
Lancaster, PA 17603
Tue & Fri 7pm – 4pm
Sat 7pm – 2pm

Our Story…

Miesse Owner Tracy Artus

Miesse Owner Tracy Artus

For those who were born and raised in Lancaster County, the delicious handcrafted chocolates from Miesse Candies are a traditional favorite that conjures up memories associated with family meals, holiday events, and celebratory moments that are shared by generations.  The longevity and steady growth of Miesse for more than 135 years is a testament to the company’s commitment to small batch processing methods.  Owner Tracy Artus and her experienced staff love what they do…this is demonstrated by a tireless commitment to manufacturing excellence and first-rate customer service.  Take time to discover the Miesse difference!

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Our Products…

Picture 170From traditional butter cream favorites to new sea salt varieties, there are chocolates and candies that will captivate everyone’s likes and satisfy anyone’s preferences.  Whether you need a month’s supply for your “daily fix” or want to make a purchase for a special event, Miesse Candies has a full line of extraordinary chocolates and candies that exceed expectations!

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Our Factory Tours…

miesse factory tourThe Chocolate Factory at Miesse Candies opened in September of 2013 and is available for tours throughout the year.  The tour takes only 20 minutes of time and is wheel chair accessible.  Call for hours of availability ( 717-392-6011) or email [email protected] …advanced reservations are required.

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With three convenient locations, you are never too far to stop by for the finest chocolates and candies in Lancaster County.


Our Candy Factory & Store…
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Our Lancaster Central Market Location…

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