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 Powell's sweet shoppe

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  • Joined: 7/14/2007
  • Location: San Jose, CA
Powell's sweet shoppe Sat, 07/14/07 2:54 AM (permalink)
It looks like a chain, but it has an amazing array
of old hard-to-find candies including fizzies,
those wierd halloween candies you always got, and
imported chocolates. Not a spam, just a happy
customer of the Los Gatos, CA Powell's


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    • Joined: 7/9/2005
    • Location: Southern Cal, CA
    RE: Powell's sweet shoppe Sat, 07/14/07 1:36 PM (permalink)
    It's a rather new franchise, started by a guy actually named Powell.

    I visited the original store in Windsor, CA last summer and found it quite fun. They had a huge selection not only of classic, retro and weird items but also some nice imported candies and high-end chocolate bars. Prices are a little higher than you can expect at grocers, but it's certainly nice to find everything in one place.

    Photos here:

    I stumbled across a second location in Healdsburg.

    Here's a list I got from the company of all their locations:

    Windsor, CA
    Healdsburg, CA
    Los Gatos, CA
    Novato, CA
    Boulder, CO
    Boise, ID
    Petaluma, CA

    Upcoming stores:
    Chico, CA
    Walnut Creek, CA
    Pleasanton, CA
    La Jolla, CA
    Willow Glen (San Jose), CA

    I got my last bunch of Reed's Cinnamon, Root Beer and Butterscotch hard candies last year (very sad that they discontinued those).
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