Kilwins Chocolates Franchise, Inc. | International Franchise Association
Kilwins Franchise Information

“Sweet in every Sense since 1947” 

The Kilwins Story 
Since 1947 Kilwins has been a celebrated part of Americana having earned a reputation for providing high quality products and excellent service. Our heritage was built on the simple premise of creating our products from the finest ingredients and providing customers with great service. Today we 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.

Our Values 
Our 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.  Our customers have come to know and love us 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.

Our Products 
We offer the finest quality, traditional down-home chocolates, confections and original recipe ice cream that are kitchen made fresh from premium ingredients and original recipes.  Many of our delicious products are made in-store like; hand paddled Mackinac Island Fudge, Caramel Corns, Brittles, Caramel Apples, and homemade fresh Waffle Cones.  Our products are delivered to your store on Kilwins own temperature controlled trucks.

Our stores are located where people celebrate, vacation, and share the experience of life, family, and gifting.  Kilwins stores offer our customers an impressive selection of fine chocolates, confections and original recipe ice cream all in an enjoyable, service oriented atmosphere.  Typical store locations include; quaint downtown areas, historical, resort and tourist areas, Lifestyle Centers, and upscale residential areas.

For Franchisees, Kilwins offers high quality products, exceptional training, ongoing support and a proven business system backed by years of experience.  Our systems and support include; interior store design and project management support, a custom designed POS system, online recipe, costing and pricing applications, online Operations Manual, online training for continuous education, and experienced field consultants.

Business Established: 1947
Franchising Since: 1981
Franchised Units: 125
Company Owned Units: 2
Start-up Cost: $125,000 to $130,000
Total Investment: $423,251 to $790,207
Veteran Hired Since 2011: N/A
Veteran Owned Units: N/A
Related Categories
Food: Candy/Popcorn/Snacks
Food: Ice Cream/Smoothies/Yogurt
Retail Stores: Specialty

5 Star
Vetfran Incentives

Kilwins Chocolates Franchise, Inc. will give a qualified veteran a $10,000 discount off of the initial franchise fee.