Anthony-Thomas is your family owned and operated candy factory right here in Central Ohio!
Watch Candy Being Made in One of the Largest Family-Owner Chocolate Factories in the Midwest!
The factory tours are open to the public every Tuesday, Wednesday, and
Thursday from 9:00am to 2:30pm. No appointment is necessary. Children
under 2 are free. Ages 3 to 18 are $1.00 per person. Ages 19 and over
are $2.00 per person. Admission fee may be used towards a purchase. Plus
everyone through the tour gets chocolate!
In an hour, tour groups can experience candy making from start to finish
in our 152,000 square-foot, state-of-the-art candy factory. Opened in
May 1995, it is conveniently located off I-270 at 1777 Arlingate Lane in
Columbus, Ohio. Walk along our comfortable, glass-enclosed suspended
"Cat-Walk" and observe nine lines producing 30,000 pounds of chocolates
per shift. Our experienced tour guides explain each process
step-by-step from our kitchens to the final packaging. View interesting
sights such as our huge copper kettles where the centers of some of the
candies are created and our unique silver-wrapped pipes that carry
liquid chocolate throughout the factory. The tour finishes in our
beautiful 2,500 square-foot retail shoppe.
Tours are located at: Anthony-Thomas Chocolates 1777 Arlingate Lane Columbus, Ohio 43228
Factory Store Hours: Monday-Friday 9:00am-5:30pm; Saturday 9:00am-5:00pm; Closed Sundays. All Other Locations: Monday-Saturday 9:00am-9:00pm; Sunday 11:00am-5:00pm.