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Creative (and Tasty) Ways to Sell Fudge This Fall

orange fudge with candy corn pieces embedded in the top

Seasonal Favorites: Make Fall Fudge Flavors

Farms, orchards, and agritourism businesses are gearing up for fall festivities. While there are many seasonal concession snacks that are proven sellers, it’s important to remember year-round favorites such as fudge. If you’re looking for ways to sell fudge at a fair, farmer's market, pumpkin patch, or seasonal event, you’ve come to the right place. Gold Medal offers a commercial fudge machine, the Sweet Selections® Fudge Mixer and 1-STEP chocolate, 1-STEP vanilla, or 1-STEP base fudge mixes that you can use as a base to create fall-specific treats for your concession business.

pumpkin fudge stacked on a plate

Step 1: Choose a Fudge Flavor

First, select your flavor. The easiest flavors to start with are chocolate and vanilla. All you need to do is add butter and water to the mix. If you want to take it up a notch for your customers, add seasonal flavors like pumpkin spice or salted caramel to the Sweet Selections® base mix. Easy to make with a convenient batch size, it is very simple to test different signature flavor recipes. Take advantage of this and push the limits!

halloween treats on a black table with a view from the top

Step 2: Get Creative

Add an extra level of delight when you market your fudge with creative names like Freaky Fudge (add googly-eyes or use green food coloring in vanilla fudge), Fall Fudge (with orange, red, and yellow sprinkles or M&Ms), and Candy Corn Craze. Lightly press these special touches into each batch of fudge before it cools.

halloween cookie cutter shapes

Step 3: Package Your Fudge to Sell

When the fudge has completely cooled, use fall-inspired packaging as another way to get the attention of your customers. If you want to go an extra step, use cookie-cutters to create fun shapes. Ghosts, leaves, pumpkins, and bats are easy shapes to find at this time of year. 

Your business can get set up to use all of these great fall fudge ideas! Whether you're selling concessions at a fall festival, craft fair, pumpkin patch, farmer's market, or agritourism destination, fudge is a decadent treat that customers crave. Contact Gold Medal today and we'll help you get the process started.

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