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Creative (and Tasty) Ways to Sell Fudge This Fall

Farms and orchards are gearing up for fall festivals, and while there are many seasonal 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, you’ve come to the right place; Gold Medal offers the Sweet Selections® Fudge Mixer and 1-STEP fudge mixes that you can use as a base to create fall-specific treats for your concession business.

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!

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.

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. When the fudge has completely cooled, use fall-inspired packaging as another way to get the attention of your customers.

You can get set up in time to use all of these great fudge ideas this season! Contact us today and we’ll help you get the process started.

Do you have any other ways to add a seasonal twist to your concessions? Share your ideas and pictures with us on our Facebook page.

Coming up next at the Gold Medal blog: 5 Ways to Maximize Opportunities in Autumn!