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Ontario’s Most Delectable Fudge – As Chosen by You!

Nothing tastes better after a day exploring Ontario than some of the delicious fudge sold in shops across the province. We asked you to tell us where you find the best fudge and you shared your favourite spots! Here’s a few of your picks:

Penny’s Fudge Factory – Fitzroy Harbour, Ontario
Submitted by Brenda G, Laura S, Erin F and Jodie F.

The fudge must be good here! Penny’s Fudge Factory had the most votes on our Facebook poll, and with its over 51 varieties of fudge it isn’t hard to see why.

Wilton Cheese Factory – Wilton, Ontario
Submitted by Penny C.

In this small town just north of Kingston, Wilton Cheese Factory has been making cheese since 1867 (the same year as Confederation!) But you’ll find cookies, butter tarts and of course fudge here! This tasty experience was Penny’s pick for favourite fudge destination.


Maple Leaf Fudge – Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario
Submitted by Allison B.

Since 1967 Maple Leaf Fudge has been located in historic Niagara-on-the-Lake, along the main strip of Queen St. You’ll find deliciously fresh fudge here! Maple Leaf Fudge cooks their fudge daily in copper kettles, creams it on solid marble slabs, and cuts each slice by hand.


Photo by mattpedlar

St. Jacob’s, Ontario
Submitted by Lyn G and Beth M.

Located in Waterloo Region, west of Toronto this area is renowned for Canada’s largest year round Farmer’s Market and an amazing selection of fudge. Your challenge on a visit here? Deciding which kind to choose!

Waterloo-St. Jacob market fudge Haven

Photo by JamieK2007

I Love Chocolate – Fergus, Ontario
Submitted by Debbie M.

The name of this chocolate shop speaks for itself! If you love chocolate and fudge, this is the perfect destination on your trip through Southwest Ontario. We hear their chocolate walnut fudge is especially tasty!


Photo by JamieK2007

Evergreen Brickworks – Toronto, Ontario
Submitted by Stephanie M.

Tucked away in Toronto’s Don Valley, Evergreen Brickworks is a mecca for fresh produce and homemade treats. Stop by Saturdays for their farmer’s market, and sample the delicious fudge that Stephanie and Jennifer recommend.

Farmers' Market, Evergreen Brick Works

Photo by FW@CA

Andrew’s Scenic Acres – Stouffville, Ontario
Submitted by Victoria M.

Raspberries, Blueberries, Sweet Corn … and of course fudge! Each season at Andrew’s Scenic Acres brings a new bounty of food, but delicious fudge is a constant. As Victoria told us: “Every fall, we bring home delicious fudge from Andrew’s Scenic Acres in Stouffville after a day of pumpkin picking”.

French River Trading Post – Alban, Ontario
Submitted by Stacey G.

This was a natural choice for Stacey, who said “Depending on the season you may be treated to fresh blueberries or cranberries in a white chocolate fudge alongside such wonders as pumpkin and candy cane”.


For the full list of your picks click here. While Ontario is famous for its delicious maple syrup, this list has us thinking it should be known as a fudge capital too! What do you think?

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