Mar 29, 2024 - Food and Drink

Top candy stores to get your sweet tooth fix in Chicago

Shelves full of candy, including gumballs and Pop Rocks, at Windy City Sweets.

Windy City Sweets. Photo: Moyo Adeolu/Axios

Back in the day, Chicago reigned as the candy capital of the world.

The big picture: The city has seen many of its notable candy and chocolate factories close their doors, including Mars, and, most recently, Blommer Chocolate.

Yes, but: There are still plenty of stores to get your fix — whether you have a sweet tooth or are shopping for Easter.

I recently visited some top spots around town:

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