Valentine Sweet Treats

Extended hours for Valentine's Day continues through Saturday. Enjoy this featurette from FYI Philly. Aunt Charlotte's Candies was beyond excited to find out that it's also being featured nationally as part of ABC's Localish programming. WOW! Check it out and please share it with friends and neighbors.Aunt Charlotte’s Candies is filled with delicious candies, beautiful giftware, cuddly stuffed animals and much, more so come in and get a sweet treat for your special Valentine. Open Wednesday, 2/12 from 9:30 a.m. to 8:00 p.m., Thursday, 2/13 from 9:30 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. and Friday, 2/14 from 9:30 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Century of Sweetness

When Charles Brooks Oakford started a candy company in Merchantville, he didn’t want to use his family name. If the business failed, he reasoned, few people would connect it with the Oakfords. So he named it after his aunt, Charlotte. Aunt Charlotte's Candies started in 1920, making caramels in the basement of a Merchantville home then selling them from a Model T Ford that drove around town. The shop is now a fourth generation, family-owned, scratch making that original vanilla caramel plus a whole lot more. Promising "A Delight in Every Bite", the Oakford family is celebrating their 100th birthday this year, a very sweet milestone in Merchantville.

Candy Workers Needed

Aunt Charlotte's Candies is hiring! We need factory workers to help in the making of our delicious candies. This includes feeding and taking candy off the belt and many other jobs. This position is from 8:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. Enjoy summers off with an unemployment benefit until the last week of August. It's a great job for people with young children! If interested, stop by our store at 5 West Maple Avenue in Merchantville.

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