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Flesor’s Candy Kitchen in the News

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  • Illinois Office of Tourism Meet the people behind the bar at Flesor’s Candy Kitchen. Read online!
  • Candy Industry Magazine: Sisters who run Flesor’s Candy Kitchen have come full circle: The Flesor sisters return home, resurrect their grandfather’s candy store and bring new life to a small town. Read this article online!
  • Chicago Tribune Video Gallery: Landmark candy store returns to downstate Illinois.The Tribune visits Flesor’s Candy Kitchen, a popular location in Tuscola, Ill. established by Gus Flesor in 1901. It closed in the 1970s, but was re-opened by Flesor’s granddaughters in 2004. Watch the Video from their July 2012 visit!
  • The Flesor gals talk about their special treat to celebrate Independence Day! View segment from June 8, 2012
  • The Flesor gals talk about their new “Buzz Bark” chocolate coffee bark, coffee creams, and coffee ice cream! View segment from February 18, 2011
  • American Profile Article ScreenshotIllinois Partners: Sweet Reunion at Century-Old Flesor’s Candy Kitchen October 28, 2011 (By Cathy Lockman). Great article and video!
  • CBS Evening News: Flesor’s Candy Kitchen was featured May 4, 2007 on the CBS Evening News with Katie Couric in the Assignment America segment. The segment is available online in the Assignment America. Watch the episode online!
  • March 31, 2007 – “Although nearly 30 years had passed, the Flesor sisters found and bought back the original fixtures—the marble soda fountain, wooden booths and Tiffany-style lamps. Amazingly, every fountain stool, copper kettle and glass candy case had been warehoused by the antique dealer who bought the building.” Click here to read the entire article and see the great photos!

Search us on YouTube!

Here are a few of the videos out there on YouTube about Flesor’s Candy Kitchen!! Do a search and find more!

Flesor’s Candy Kitchen Chatter

People are talking about Flesor’s Candy Kitchen! Below is a brief list of where we have showed up over the years. Have you seen us online? Drop us a line at and tell us where!

Flesor’s Friends

We appreciate all our friends and colleagues who share the goodies of Flesor’s Candy Kitchen wherever they go. When you have a moment, stop by and say hello in person or online to our friends