TEMPTING isn’t it?

MOUTH watering yet?


Nestled within the iconic Reading Terminal Market of Philadelphia, Sweet as Fudge Candy Shoppe is not merely a store—it's a luscious journey through the enchanting world of confections. From the velvety, rich layers of our homemade fudge to the crisp, sweet crunch of six unique brittles; from vibrant, chewy dried fruits to a delectable array of nuts and trail mixes; our shelves are adorned with a myriad of delights destined to tantalize your taste buds.

We cherish every sweet encounter with our patrons, inviting those in the Philly area to drop by, share a hello, and sprinkle a bit of your story with us. Anticipate warm welcomes, first-class service, and genuine smiles, crafting sweet memories to accompany you home!

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What makes our shop so fascinating is the huge variety of sweet delights all in one place. Many of them are the candies you remember from long ago. We’re committed to finding and keeping in stock as many of the classic candies as possible.

Of course, the size of our store is a limitation, but it’s amazing how much we can fit into our shop here at Philadelphia’s Reading Terminal Market.

Are you a licorice lover? With lots of types, from black, to double salt, to fruit twists and laces, to licorice pastels (shown here), you’re bound to find the variety you crave.


Remember Mike and Ike’s? We have ’em. Sour Patch Kids? Yup. Candy Blox you can build with, then eat? They’re a big hit with kids of all ages.

And believe it or not, you don’t have to run out of marshmallows in your Lucky Charms cereal anymore. We stock the dehydrated marshmallow shapes!


Finally, we have more than just sweet “good stuff.”

Check out our assortment of trail mixes, from spicy to salty to sweet. Whatever type you choose, you’ll discover they’re all just plain yummy.

If you love nuts and dried fruits, we’ve got too many to name here, but we can at least mention some top favorites like dates, bing cherries, kiwi, apricots, cashews, macadamia nuts, and pistachios. That should get your mouth watering, and your search jump-started.

Enjoy browsing, and be sure to send us a message if you have any questions. We’d love to hear from you!


Old-Fashioned Candy

Keeping “penny candy” delights in stock is worth the effort to bring a smile to our customers’ faces! Classics like Dad’s Root Beer Barrels, Chick-O-Sticks, Red Bird Peppermint Puffs, Jolly Ranchers, and Tootsie Roll Pops are all available in our store.


Delectible Fudge

Visitors from around the world often come into our Philadelphia store and ask what fudge is. We may tell them it’s a confection made of cream, butter, sugar, and a variety of flavorings—or we may simply give them a sample to taste.

We’ve found that letting customers sample fudge is the most effective way of comprehending its creamy texture and indescribable flavor. If a picture is worth a thousand words, a taste is worth 10,000.


Savor the Sweet and Nutty

At Sweet As Fudge, we delight in tempting your taste buds with more than just candy! Explore a world where peanuts meet pistachios, and sesame sticks mingle with an inviting trail mix. Discover the sweetness of bing cherries and the classic taste of Boston baked beans, offering a bounty for both fruit and nut aficionados. Dive into our delectable selection and uncover the perfect savory counterpart to your candy favorites, ensuring your next gathering satisfies every craving - from the spicy and salty to the subtly unsalted. A versatile feast of flavors awaits you here, promising to pair exquisitely with your sweet selections.


INDULGE, buy some for yourself and others.

Where The Good Stuff Lives On

We all have sweet memories of favorite desserts. For some it’s cakes, cookies, or pies. For others it’s ice cream. For still others it’s candy…and we’re guessing that’s you.

  • Kyle Goodman

    "Great selection and the prices are great. I love the sanded lemon drops as well as the ginger ones. $3 for a container of them."

  • Leanne M

    "Yaaas love this place so much! So many great and nostalgic candies and lots and lots of options and variety. The prices are great too and you can good get cookies and chocolate as well. The service is always extra friendly, I always make it a point to stop in when I am at reading terminal"

  • Laura Alexandra

    "I mean if you love fudge you definitely have to go here - one of the best I ever had. The sampler is such a great idea! If you don’t love fudge as much as I do don’t worry. The variety of sweet and savory snacks will not disappoint."

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