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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.


The summer is here and we are preparing many treats for Father`s Day.
We are busy making your special candies for the summer including a soon to be announced special cream candy in time for our July special!!.
Shop online or at our stores in Mt. Sterling and Lexington for your traditional treats!!

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Race Day Scene
Ruth Hunt Box

Ruth Hunt Candy Custom Tervis Tumbler