Albanese Candy

Apr 27, 2023

Destination, Indiana Grown

Albanese Candy – Merrillville, IN

Sold across the US and in 42 countries around the world, this Indiana Grown member needs no introduction. Scott Albanese began Albanese Candy in 1983; selling and distributing candy, salty and roasted nuts, high-end chocolates and more! He started creating and innovating the flavor profile to bring gummies into their portfolio of products. He literally laid the bricks of the building with his family hand by hand! In 2018, the Indiana Small Business Development Center gave him a Lifetime Achievement Award. They are currently women owned and operated. The 2nd generation is carrying the mantel lead by Bethany, Tess and Dominique. Albanese Candy sells over 300,000 pounds of gummies a day! They are celebrating their 40th year of business in 2023. 

5441 E. Lincoln Highway
Merrillville, IN 46410




About Indiana Grown
The Indiana Grown initiative aims to not only form a clearer designation of which products truly come from Indiana, but to also help Hoosier consumers easily identify and buy these products. We truly believe everyone has a chance to share in the success of the initiative; whether it’s a large or small operation, high-tech or low-tech, traditional or non-traditional.


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