Norwalk Reflector: Sweeties Chocolates selected as stop on Ohio Buckeye Candy Trail

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Sweeties Chocolates selected as stop on Ohio Buckeye Candy Trail

• Sep 7, 2018 at 2:00 PM

ASHLAND — State tourism officials have unveiled the Ohio Buckeye Candy Trail.

And one of the stops is located in a county adjacent to Huron County — Sweeties Chocolates at Grandpa’s Cheesebarn in Ashland.

Just in time for fall and football season, Miami County Convention & Visitor’s Bureau (CVB) with TourismOhio posted the list on The website offers a downloadable map that outlines each stop and has details about each stop.

To entice travelers to pick up their appetites and hit the trail, Miami County CVB will be conducting a giveaway on social media to participants who use #BuckeyeCandyTrail.

The Ohio Buckeye Candy Trail is part of TourismOhio’s fall campaign, encouraging travelers to create their own holiday, or #FallidaysInOhio, this season with the travel inspiration provided on

“The Ohio Buckeye Candy Trail is a great representation of the success that can be achieved when destinations and small businesses collaborate,” said Amy Daubenspeck, executive director of the Ashland Area Convention & Visitors Bureau. “We couldn’t be happier that Sweeties Chocolates/Grandpa’s Cheesebarn is part of this effort to encourage visitors to savor Ohio’s most original dessert this fall: the buckeye candy.”

Boasting more than 40 years in the business, Sweeties Chocolates is located at 668 U.S. Highway 250 E., Ashland. For more information, call 419-281-3202 or visit

The other tour stops include:

• Malley’s Chocolates in Lakewood

• Coblentz Chocolates in Walnut Creek

• Jack-B’s in Findlay

• Dietsch Bros Fine Chocolates & Ice Cream in Findlay

• Marsha’s Homemade Buckeyes in Perrysburg

• Campbell’s Sweets Factory in Cleveland

• Buckeye Chocolate Company in Chardon

• Golden Turtle Chocolate Factory in Lebanon

• Holly B’s Sweets in Waynesville

• Friesinger’s Chocolates in Springboro

• Esther Price in Dayton

• Winan’s Chocolates + Coffees, which started in Piqua and has locations across Dayton and beyond

• Haute Chocolate in Cincinnati

• Marie’s Candies in West Liberty

• Sweet Tooth Cottage in Powell

• Eagle Family Candy in Columbus

• Tremont Goodie Shop in Upper Arlington

• Anthony Thomas in Columbus

• Chocolate Cafe in Columbus

• Pure Imagination Chocolatier in Grandview Heights

• Schmidt’s Fudge Haus in Columbus

• Wittich’s Candy Shop in Circleville

• Buckeye Creations in Canal Winchester

• Candy Cottage in Lancaster

• Goumas Candyland in Heath

• Nothing But Chocolate in Cambridge

• Waggoner Chocolates in North Canton

• Harry London Candies, Inc. in North Canton

• Honadle’s Fine Chocolates at Hartville Kitchen

• Butter Maid Bakery in Boardman

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