About Kilwin's Chocolates & Ice Cream Franchise, Inc.
Kilwin's has been a celebrated part of Northern Michigan since 1947, and has earned a reputation for its quality products and excellent service. Using only the finest and freshest ingredients, their products are a pleasure to sell, and they delight in seeing their customer's enjoyment of them. Although long a Northern Michigan landmark, the company has grown throughout the country. Each shoppe shares the traditional values of quality, service and enjoyment, and are designed, equipped and trained to provide this first-rate experience.
Founded in 1947 by Don and Katy Kilwin, it is now owned by Don and Robin McCarty of Harbor Springs, Michigan. They have been the principal owners since 1995, previously having operated stores and having held key management positions. Without question, they represent the Kilwin's team culture and operating philosophy.
Under their leadership, Kilwin's expanded to a network of fifty Shoppes by 2004. They continue to support this sustained growth. Today, everyone in Kilwin's corporate system is dedicated to maintain the integrity, quality and excitement that has defined the company. They remain committed, skilled and eager to be a part of the ambitious and careful expansion planned for the future.
This web page does not constitute a franchise offering or an offer to sell a franchise. A franchise offering can be made by us only in a state if we are first registered, excluded, exempted or otherwise qualified to offer franchises in that state, and only if we provide you with an appropriate franchise disclosure document.