June ’16

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Father’s Day is June 19th

Don’t Forget Dad this June!  From Almond Bark, to Chocolate Dipped Bacon, to Dubbel Zoute Licorice, we have him (and you) covered.  Pick out a treat for the old man, or bring him in to choose his own.

Order online by Tuesday, June 14th!

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Tap into Glorious Caramel

Caramel made with Weiss Wit Beer from 2SP Brewery, layered with Candied Pistachios & Orange Peel, Cape May Sea Salt, & Lemon Cardamom Pistachio Meltaway – all coated in Dark Chocolate in the shape of the official Philly Beer Week Hammer of Glory.
Photograph by: Jenna Eason

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Salt Water Taffy & Caramel Corn

The air is warm and the Boardwalk is calling with siren songs of Salt Water Taffy and sweet Caramel Corn.  No need to drive all the way to the shore, stop by Shane Confectionery for a Summertime treat!

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Tour Behind the Scenes

Beginning Friday, June 2nd at 6:30 pm, Shane Confectionery will open it’s doors to visitors for a unique, behind-the-scenes tour of America’s oldest confectionery.  Explore our historic shop and candy kitchen and discover the antique equipment still in use today.  Investigate the history of chocolate and candy in America while you taste our delicate craft in action.

Tours are Fridays at 6:30 pm at 110 Market Street Philadelphia and tickets are $7.  We recommend you purchase in advance to ensure your spot on this intimate tour.  Call 215-922-1048 or stop by our shop to reserve your place.

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Chocolate Dipped Bean-to-Ice Cream Bars

Our house Bean-to-Bar Chocolate is churned into a rich, creamy and decadent Ice Cream, dipped in our house-made Chocolate and frozen into a refreshing Summertime treat.

Available at Shane Confectionery, and this Sunday, June 5th at the  1st Annual Coffee & Tea Festival in the Navy Yard.


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Stop by The Franklin Clubhouse

Visit Summerfest on the Delaware Waterfront for Roller Skating, Miniature Golf and Franklin Ice Cream!  Enjoy scoops, Sundaes, Floats, Milkshakes and refreshing cold beverages while you play the back nine!  New to our menu, try Real Fruit Pops, frozen popsicles made of all natural ingredients with no artificial colors.

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The Franklin Freeze

Mixing one part Thirst-Ade, one Ice Cream and one Ice with the spindle of our mixing apparatus, we create THE FRANKLIN FREEZE.  It shall send a jolt of coolness through your body, and leave a pleasant tingle on your taste buds. We suggest Lemon Ice & Dairy-Free Strawberry Ice Cream, blended with fresh squeezed Lemonade.

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A Match Born in Delco: 2SP and The Franklin Fountain

In honor of Philly Beer Week we are offering Meyer Lemon Shandy Ice Cream – made with Weiss Wit Beer from 2SP, and fresh pressed Meyer Lemons.

Gingerweisse Fancy Ice is a dairy-free ice made from Ginger, Molasses and Sugar, cut with Weiss Wit Beer. This vegan treat is more tart than sweet!

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Lavender Soda Syrup

Floral and sophisticated, our Lavender Soda Syrup is made from locally grown lavender steeped with organic sugar and water.  We suggest mixing it with our house-squeezed Lemon Soda Syrup.

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Ice Cream & Prohibition

At this year’s Ice Screamers convention, we will display a selection of ice cream and soda antiques and ephemera to help tell the narrative of ice cream and soda’s role during Prohibition.  There will also be a presentation on how we apply museum best practices to our own collection.

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Baby Boy Berley!

Long Awaited…Oscar Douglass Berley is the newest addition to the Berley Family!

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May ’16

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House-Made Maple Sugar Candy

Simple and traditional, made from pure Maple Syrup, our Maple Sugar Candy is creamy with a delectable crust.  Its melt-in-your-mouth flavor brings back childhood memories and nostalgia for simpler times.

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Boardwalk Treats

House-Made Fudge in Vanilla, Chocolate, Peanut Butter and Hydrox grace the shelves of America’s oldest candy shop. Bags of Lime Cotton Candy usher in summer and chase away this cloudy spring.
Fudge is also available in our online shop.

Bouquet of Bon Bons

Our Bon-Bon selection is ever changing and always delightful. Now featuring Anise-Ginger, Pineapple-Ginger, Matcha-Jasmine, Blueberry-Violet, Hibiscus Caramel Cream and Vanilla Chai. Try some today!

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Origin Chocolate Squares

We are very excited to debut our first house-made Origin Chocolate Squares.  We have been roasting and grinding beans from across Central & South America into Chocolate. Then it is carefully crafted into bite-sized squares with creamy Ganache centers and beautifully decorated with a map of the cacao’s origins.  Try a taste of Peru, then look for Ecuador, Nicaragua and more!

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Bean-to-Ice Cream Bars

Our House Bean-to-Bar chocolate has been churned into creamy, rich, decadent Ice Cream.  Try and compare our Peruvian and Cedeño Farm, Ecuadorian Ice Cream Bars.

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Honeycomb Ice Cream

Our own Beekeeper, Don Shump from Philadelphia Bee Company, combs the city far and wide to provide us with local urban honey.  We spin and cook a rising cloud of golden ambrosia into Honeycomb Candy – the crunchy sweet golden nuggets that stud our honey-swirled cream.

strawberry_lemonadeRefreshing Strawberry Lemonade

Strawberry season is here and with it comes fresh, cold Strawberry Lemonade from vine-picked fruits.  Ask your soda jerk to add your favorite syrup like Ginger or Lavender to this thirst quenching and delicious classic.

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Your vegan Neapolitan dreams have come true!  Dairy-Free Strawberry is now available; joining Dairy-Free Chocolate and Dairy-Free Vanilla in our dipping cabinet.  Made with Coconut Cream, sweetened mashed Strawberries, Agave Nectar, Tapioca, and real Tahitian Vanilla.

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Spruce Street Harbor Park has become our home away from home again this season.  This year, in addition to the SS Franklin Fountain, we are opening a second location.  The Franklin Sugar Shack sits across from the Hilton and will serve up Real Fruit Fancy Ices, old-fashioned Soft Custard and freshly pressed Sugarcane Juice!  Whether you are looking for some mainland comforts or a tropical oasis, we have you covered this summer.

New EmployBEES

Our Honey Production Division has brought on new workers! They are abuzz with excitement, and can be seen working on our topmost floor – the roof. Bees are integral to the ecosystem; 1 in 3 mouthfuls of food are directly or indirectly benefited from honeybee pollination.
Learn what you can do to help the bees!

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