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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 holiday season is upon us and the candy factory is in full operation!
The catalogs will be mailed by mid November and the stores decorated for the season.
Shop online or at our stores in Mt. Sterling and Lexington for your traditional holiday treats!!

Current Specials:
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Old Fashioned Kentucky Jam Cake

Cream Candy Special Tin