Sweet Pete's

Downtown Jacksonville

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In a Nutshell

Award-winning candy maker teaches guests to turn natural chicle into chewing gum in a flavor of their choice

The Fine Print

Promotional value expires Oct 1, 2013. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person, may buy 3 additional as gifts. Valid only for option purchased. Reservations required. No more than 4 children per 1 adult. Not recommended for children 6 and under. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

Although candy often resembles animals, science still maintains that you can’t catch a Swedish fish with a gummy worm or raise a Peep on circus peanuts alone. Celebrate candied curiosities with this Groupon.

Choose Between Two Options

  • $16 for an all-natural gum-making class for two (a $32 value)
  • $32 for an all-natural gum-making class for four (a $64 value)

During each class, up to 10 students learn about rainforests and the history of candy while turning natural chicle into chewing gum in a flavor of their choice. As an added bonus, Groupon customers receive 20% off all products purchased or services booked on day of class.

Sweet Pete's

Peter Behringer's passion for sweets comes from growing up in the industry. When he was 11, his mother opened a family chocolate business. In 2010, he opened his own shop, Sweet Pete’s Candy, located in a whimsically decorated historic home. In 2014, Sweet Pete's was featured on CNBC's The Profit where entrepreneur Marcus Lemonis applies his capital and expertise to lead companies to success. Out of thousands of businesses, Lemonis chose to work with Sweet Pete’s and together they opened a 23,000 square foot candy shop in the historic Seminole Club in downtown Jacksonville. The new location boasts a fully functioning factory, two large retail areas, a full restaurant and bar, a rooftop patio, and a dessert bar. Peter also finds joy in sharing his expertise with others by teaching the art of candy making. The fun-filled educational environment includes Sweet Pete’s Sweet Science Classes, hands-on interactive candy making sessions and birthday parties. Sweet Pete’s is run by a group of naturally fun people who are committed to creating the Sweetest Destination on Earth.


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