Rows of colorful candy packets at Davidson of Dundee in Dundee, FL

Davidson of Dundee

Davidson of Dundee is a definite stop for anyone who secretly yearns for the days of coconut patties and Charleston Chews®. This family-owned factory has been making delicious candies and jellies out of citrus juice since the 1960s. Ask for the tour (with free samples) to see how these sweets come to life. Open year-round, but hours vary by season.

Take a factory tour of Davidson of Dundee, a famed candy and jelly factory located off Highway 27. They still make their products the old-fashioned way – one batch at a time. Davidson of Dundee has been featured on the Food Network, Fox News, NBC and ABC affiliates, and in Wall Street Journal’s Smart Money Magazine, Southern Living, and the Washington Post.

Here’s why…

Old-Fashioned Candy

Every batch of their sweet treats is made the “old-fashioned way” – cooked in copper kettles and hand-stirred with wooden paddles. Their recipes are from the early 1900’s and they do not use high fructose corn syrup. Davidson of Dundee only uses the finest sun-ripened fruit in the products and have been in business at the same location since 1967.

You’ll find wide varieties of marmalade, jelly, conserves, citrus candy, chocolate, coconut patties, pralines, and other candies.

Davidson of Dundee Tours

Davidson of Dundee’s kitchens and pack rooms are all glass enclosed so visitors can see every process in the making of their products. They provide free samples of so visitors can taste the candy, jelly, and marmalade before making their selections.

Sample Fresh Citrus Fruit

Visit the fresh fruit packing house in Dundee where visitors can try oranges, honeybells and grapefruit before purchasing. Davidson of Dundee will also ship candy and jelly to your home.


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