Wisconsin’s six-decade love affair with Wilmar Chocolates

May 23, 2018

Mary shows off a fresh batch of delectable Wilmar Chocolates in Appleton, Wisconsin.
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Join Paul Garvey, owner of Wilmar Chocolates in downtown Appleton, Wisconsin to discover exactly why the family-owned chocolate company has maintained a fond following for more than 60 years.

Wilmar Chocolates is also a discreet example of why businesses in Appleton and around the Fox Cities region are thriving.

Paul Garvey, owner of Wilmar Chocolates in downtown Appleton, Wisconsin
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You’d never guess from looking in the window that this family business employs more than 40 workers, and does a land office business during holidays and especially Valentines Day.

The company also quietly maintains a thriving on-line order business with Wilmar Chocolate fans from around America.

Another batch of custom-crafted-made-to-order chocolate bars go through the final stage of production at Wilmar Chocolates in downtown Appleton, Wisconsin
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The Appleton, Wisconsin-based chocolate business also ships worldwide with a fond following in China and Russia.

Wilmar Chocolates is Wisconsin’s unwitting sweet ambassador of peace to the world.

Wilmar Chocolates logo
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