Snacks & Candy

What Goetze’s Gives, Candy Lover Gets

Maker of Caramel Creams, Cow Tales celebrates 120th anniversary

BALTIMORE -- August Goetze’s passion for candy led him to focus on developing and perfecting one product, which became Goetze’s Caramel Creams—a soft, chewy caramel wrapped around a cream center. Cow Tales followed. Now, five generations later, the Goetze’s Candy Co., founded in 1895, is celebrating 120 years of candy production this spring.

Goetze’s Candy (CSP Daily News / Convenience Stores / Gas Stations)

“We are grateful stewards of our heritage of integrity, loyalty and an ongoing dedication to quality that has guided us as a company with timeless products and loyal customers,” said Mitchell Goetze, president and COO. “Nothing makes us prouder than hearing a customer tell us that she remembers eating Caramel Creams with her grandmother and today, she shares them with grandchildren of her own.”

Commemorating this milestone anniversary throughout this spring and summer, Goetze Candy will be handing out hundreds of thousands of free samples around the Southeast at minor league baseball games, Fourth of July parades and other community events.

Spelled Goetze, it is pronounced “Gets” as in “Goetze some to share!” or “Goetze some for the road!” These favorite childhood memories may be purchased at local grocers, convenience stores or drug stores, including Walmart, Food Lion, Harris Teeter, Ingles, Lowes Foods, Publix, BI-LO, Kroger, Kangaroo Express, Speedway/Wilco Hess, Sam’s Mart, The Pantry, CVS, Walgreens and Rite Aid.

Baltimore-based Goetze's is a fifth-generation, family-owned company, manufacturing confections since 1895, and specializing in caramel and cream sweet treats. Its caramels are branded under the Caramel Creams and Cow Tales names in its plant in Baltimore.

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