Kilwins

Quick Business Facts
Founded: 1947
Franchising Since: 1982
Corporate Office: Kilwins Chocolate Kitchen
1050 Bay View Road
Petoskey, MI 49770
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About Kilwins

Since 1947 Kilwins has been a celebrated part of Americana having earned a reputation for providing high quality products and excellent service. Their heritage was built on the simple premise of creating their products from the finest ingredients and providing customers with great service. Today they continue the tradition by uniquely combining high quality products with a warm friendly customer experience that is supported through a successful community of caring owner operators. They continue to offer the finest quality traditional down-home confections and ice cream that are kitchen made fresh from premium ingredients and original recipes.

Their values are simple; Treat others as you want to be treated, Do your best, and Have fun! These values translate directly to a culture of people who are driven to provide an exceptional confectionery experience. Coupled with their high quality products, in-store craftsmanship, and genuinely friendly staff they create an atmosphere that their customers want to visit again and again. From sight, to taste, to touch, smell and sound a visit to Kilwins provides an authentic sensory and taste experience like none other. Their customers have come to know and love them as “My Kilwins” and share Kilwins with friends and family. Kilwins is where people celebrate, vacation, and share the experience of life, family, and gifting in a nostalgic Americana setting.

“Sweet in every Sense since 1947”

Company History

Our History and Timeline
1947 – Don and Katy Kilwin open their bakery and candy shop in Petoskey, MI

1971 – Don & Katy sell their Bakery and focus on their love = chocolates and candy

1978 – Don and Katy sell their business to Wayne and Lorene Rose, who start expanding into new stores

1979 – Don and Robin McCarty enter the business

1982 – Kilwins begins to franchise stores

1995 – Don & Robin McCarty buy Kilwins from the Rose’s and begin to ramp up store expansion

2005 – Kilwins establishes a 2nd distribution center in Florida to support their Southern stores

2011 – Kilwins continues to sell their premium hand-made chocolates, confections and their original recipe ice cream to their customers

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Since 1947 Kilwins offers the finest quality traditional down-home confections and ice cream that are kitchen made fresh from premium ingredients and original recipes.

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