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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.


Fall is here and we are in full candy making mode to deliver your favorite treats for the holiday season.
In three short years we will celebrate our 100th Birthday! Ruth Hunt Candies reaches her 97th year in 2018. We’re Kentucky Proud to offer upscale confections using the finest ingredients while honoring tradition with a look to the future.

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Ruth Hunt Holiday Box