capital required:
Number of units:
investment level:
$200,001 - $300,000
investment level:
$200,001 ~ $300,000
franchising since:
5% + 2% mkg

River Street Sweets•Savannah's Candy Kitchen

About Us

River Street Sweets•Savannah’s Candy Kitchen is a marriage of two well-known and highly respected gourmet candy brands based in the Southeastern U.S, River Street Sweets and Savannah’s Candy Kitchen. After operating independent brands for more than two decades, the Strickland family, the proprietors of both candy stores, reunited to offer the River Street Sweets•Savannah’s Candy Kitchen franchise opportunity.

The Candy Business is Sweet…

The confectioneries market is estimated to reach a global revenue of $208.5 billion by 2017, with a projected $6 billion increase in the next five years in the U.S. alone. In general, the candy industry has been a large part of the U.S. economy with only a slight slow down during the recession. Confectionery retail sales have risen steadily in recent years in the U.S., jumping to $33.6 billion in 2015. And, candy retailers in the U.S. market have helped support 465,000 jobs nationwide.

The Candy Store Business Opportunity:

River Street Sweets•Savannah’s Candy Kitchen franchisees are provided the tools to build a sweet business through multiple product lines and revenue streams, backed by the support of a franchise development team with more than 40 years of experience in the candy retail store industry.

Franchisees will also have access to the River Street Sweets•Savannah’s Candy Kitchen confidential operations manual, detailing important information needed to operate the candy franchise, with access to an easy-to-use, all-in-one POS System. Brand recognition, marketing, plus special displays, seasonal offerings and in-store mail order brochures are also available through the River Street Sweets•Savannah’s Candy Kitchen franchise program.

Our Franchise Program

The River Street Sweets•Savannah’s Candy Kitchen franchise program offers qualified candidates:

  • Hands-on training on special candy making techniques
  • Operational set-up and maintenance, including store design and construction specifications
  • Best practices for merchandising
  • “The art of sampling”
  • In-store visits and on-site assistance during franchise Grand Openings

River Street Sweets•Savannah’s Candy Kitchen will also provide ongoing consultation and support on key factors including:

  • Sales tactics & goal setting
  • Merchandising set up and best practices
  • Interviewing and hiring guidelines, plus scheduling labor
  • Guidance on purchasing and controlling costs

Franchise opportunities are available in key markets in Georgia and all along the East Coast, specifically in tourist locations like the Carolinas, Florida, Texas, Alabama and Tennessee.

Interview with CEO

River Street Streets•Savannah’s Candy Kitchen Franchise - Interview with Jennifer and Tim Strickland, Co-Founders

Read More

Spotlight on a Franchise

River Street Sweets•Savannah’s Candy Kitchen Franchisee - Glen Willard

Read More



River Street Sweets • Savannah’s Candy Kitchen Franchise Recogniz

Read More

Video Gallery

Upcoming Expos

June 15-17, 2017 - New York, NY

International Franchise Expo

The Javits Center

November 2-4, 2017 - Los Angeles, CA

Franchise Expo West

Los Angeles Convention Center

January 18-20, 2018 - Dallas, TX

Franchise Expo South

Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center


Verifying credentials...


Enter your credentials below to login/register