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It all began in the kitchen of her Mt. Sterling, Kentucky home, where Ruth Tharpe Hunt served homemade sweets to her bridge club. In 1921 she decided to start a small candy business. Today, still located in Mt. Sterling, Ruth Hunt Candies remains a Kentucky landmark.


A new year has arrived and we are very busy preparing for the Easter holiday.
In three short years we will celebrate our 100th Birthday! Ruth Hunt Candies reaches her 97th year in 2018. Weíre Kentucky Proud to offer upscale confections using the finest ingredients while honoring tradition with a look to the future.

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Chocolate Bunnies and Candy Easter Eggs

Assorted Chocolates with Easter Slide