Our Story

The Kilwins
Kilwins employee decorating chocolate eggs for Easter
Mackinac Island Fudge
The Perfect Caramel Apple
Happy employees
Kilwin the chocolate moose

We create enjoyment to make people happy!

Not only have Kilwins hand-made Chocolates, Fudge, and Original Recipe Ice Cream been pleasing our customers since 1947, but our franchisees relate how the entire Kilwins team lives and breathes our core values of honesty, integrity, quality. As a result of our approach and proven business model, our system now has over 108 stores.


What The Kilwins Advantage will do for you:

  • Success increases by consistently following Kilwins operating system, with compliance being the required tool for building brand
  • If you are seeking a fun and exciting business, Kilwins is it
  • Ask our franchisees and they will tell you ours is a proven business model
  • Leverage our 70 years of brand recognition with loyal repeat customers
  • The Kilwins operating system leverages high quality products with franchisee support to add more value for customers than either could create alone
  • Our experienced support team is there to help you
  • We have average unit sales that are superior to other similar concepts
  • Getting started; we will build your store for you or you can coordinate this yourself using our knowledge of store layout and design of which fixtures and equipment works best
  • Kilwins climate controlled trucks will deliver our proprietary products right to your door. Fresh and on time


We are:

  • A Top 50 Franchise (Franchise Business Review)
  • A Member of the IFA (International Franchise Association)
  • SBA Registry Certified
  • Participating Member Vet-Fran (program of the International Franchise Association)
  • A proud recipient of 2010 Michigan’s Top 50 (Companies to Watch)
  • If you are ready to take that next step…

Click on “Let’s get started” to see if you can qualify for a Kilwins franchise and fill out our short info form

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