Thank you to the READERS of Northshore Magazine for choosing Harbor Sweets a 2021"BEST OF THE NORTHSHORE" Award Winner!

Harbor Sweets In the News

Looking for something fun to do while visiting Salem? NorthShore Magazine highlights the top 17 must sees, including visiting Harbor Sweets! more

Thinking about hiking the Blue Ridge Mountain Trails? Don't forget these 10 essentials, including Harbor Sweets Trail Mix! more

Things To Do In Salem takes a behind the scenes look at Harbor Sweets Chocolate Factory! more

Meredith Melling, The La Ligne cofounder and former Vogue editor, says Sweet Sloops are a must have when visiting her home state! more

Harbor Sweets Named BONS2021 Editors' & Readers' Choice Winner! It turns out that chocolate was essential for many during the pandemic.... more

Harbor Sweets receives 2020 Massachusetts Manufacturing Awards for continuing to produce the highest quality chocolate despite the global pandemic! more

A wonderful article about Harbor Sweets Moon Bunnies!


On March 29, 2021, PHYLLIS LEBLANC, Harbor Sweets Owner and CEO, participates on a panel of women entrepreneurs, hosted by Massachusetts State Rep. PAT HADDAD and State Senator JOAN LOVELY, in a discussion about Covid19 challenges and recovery strategies. View the panel.

North Shore Magazine - Harbor Sweets voted 2020 Reader's Choice for best candies on Boston's North Shore! To our customers, wonderful friends and fans, thank you for your support!

Made In Massachusetts special article! Read how a part time chocolate dipper rose to become CEO of this growing Salem candy company!... more

North Shore Magazine - Harbor Sweets voted 2019 Reader's Choice for best chocolate and best candies on Boston's North Shore. The magazine mentions Harbor Sweets has your dessert, gift giving, and party favor needs covered... more

Harbor Sweets is delighted that our Kashmir Spice Cocoa Sante was selected as the winner of the 2019 Sofi Bronze award by the Specialty Foods Association! video here.

Salem Massachusetts Chamber of Commerce awards the Excellence in Retail award to Harbor Sweets! Diane Edwards, Harbor Sweets' Marketing Manager, accepted the award April 24, 2019.

North Shore Magazine - Harbor Sweets voted Editors' choice for best chocolate on the North Shore 2018! The magazine mentioned our standout qualities like our love of traditional chocolate making, combined with unique newer chocolate lines that bring more exotic flavors with ingredients like Thai ginger sea salt, chipotle salt, and local honey..."more

North Shore Magazine - Harbor Sweets voted Editors' choice for best chocolate on the North Shore 2017! "Philosophy: All their treats are truly small-batch, artisanal chocolates..." more

Dark Horse Chocolates featured in the US Dressage Magazine. more

Gather featured in the FOOD&WINE 2016 Gift Guide more

Smithsonian National Postal Museum highlights Harbor Sweets for its 'American Mailing Industry Story'.... more

WCVB TV's Chronicle show features Harbor Sweets in an excellent segment about the ongoing issues with honeybees and other pollinators. more

RadioBDC interviews CEO Phyllis LeBlanc on the plight of the pollinator, raising social awareness and Gather chocolates more Pictured: Julie Kramer, Music Director of RadioBDC (left) Phyllis LeBlanc, CEO of Harbor Sweets (right)

Confectionary News - Social Enterprise: Harbor Sweets' honey-themed chocolate aims to protect bee population more

North Shore Magazine - Harbor Sweets voted Editors' and Readers' choice for best chocolate on the North Shore 2016!
"Harbor Sweets is known for its exquisite, nautical-themed chocolates..."more

Chronicle: Made in Massachusetts
Watch as Harbor Sweets introduces Salt & Ayre on Chronicle!...more

Harbor Sweets introduces collection of truffles and caramels
Salem-based Harbor Sweets introduced Salt & Ayre Chocolate, a collection of truffles and sea salt caramels to celebrate its 40th anniversary. According to owner and CEO Phyllis LeBlanc, the company's traditional...more

The Wall Street Journal interviews our CEO!
Phyllis LeBlanc often jokes she has two important family members: her husband and her 1,200-pound horse, Chiron. "Just like a husband and wife, a horse and rider...more

Harbor Sweets Is Celebrating 40 Years of Chocolate-Making
New England-based Harbor Sweets, a chocolatier, is celebrating 40 years of making all natural milk and dark chocolates. Known for their signature Sweet Sloops, the company is...more

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