About Us


Our background.......

Sayklly's was started by a Lebanese immigrant named Joseph Sayklly back in 1906. He opened a store on Ludington Street in Escanaba, where he sold some groceries, candy, and homemade ice cream. After Joe passed away his son, Fred Sayklly, took over the business in 1956 and moved the factory to a separate location. Fred's nephew Michael Kobasic began his career in the chocolate business in 1983 when he purchased the business along with his wife Cheryl. Since his purchase he moved the location yet again to a much larger facility and increased sales and productivity. After owning and operating Sayklly's Candies for over three decades the Kobasic's sold the business to the first owners not in the family lineage. Kevin & Julie Robitaille purchased the business on October 15, 2014. Kevin has been an active member of the Sayklly's team since he was a young teenager. Owning this business has been a dream of his for many years. Since their purchase they have continued to supply chocolate lovers with a great quality product that is loved by many!



Sayklly's Candies offers great fundraising opportunities as well as wholesale for retail business opportunities. We have many homemade products available;  bulk chocolates, boxed chocolates, fudge, peanut brittle, taffy, and many specialty novelites for any occasion!! Our experienced crew members take pride in their work, and it is proven in every delicious bite you take! 


Nothing Sweeter......

With the decades of experience, we here at Sayklly's candies would like to invite you to call or email any questions you may have about our products. It is our goal to supply people with GREAT products that get your customers coming back for more!

The Robitaille Family


Listed at the left are the owners of Sayklly's Candies. Kevin Robitaille, his wife Julie, their children Ellie and Eli, along with their dog Cooper. Kevin has worked at the factory since 1987. He started out folding boxes and taking out trash. He worked his way up and learned the cooking and producing aspects of the business. When he was offered the opportunity to buy the company he jumped at the chance. It was a dream of his. Kevin & Julie took over ownership on October 15, 2014. 

Fundraising Opportunities

Candy Bars


1.75 oz Candy Bar Flavors -

 Milk Chocolate and Dark Chocolate Yooper Bars

1.5 oz Candy Bars Flavors -

Chocolate Fudge, Peanut Butter, Caramel, Chocolate Meltaway, Mint Meltaway, Milk Chocolate with Almonds, Dark Chocolate with Almonds, Milk Chocolate and Dark Chocolate

1.5 oz Fudge Heart Flavors -

Chocolate Fudge and Peanut Butter Fudge

3.25 oz Bark -

Almond Bark or Plain Chocolate Bark

Regular Brochure


Mixture of Gift Boxes of Candies, Taffy, Brittle, Fudge, Chocolate Drops, and Trail Mix.



Sayklly's Candies offers some excellent fundraising opportunities. All items are a 50% profit for the group. We have the following options available:

Mixture of Gift Boxes, Non Pareils, Peppermint Bark, and Holiday Themed Novelties.

Caramel Apples


Plain Caramel, Caramel with Spanish Peanuts, Dark Chocolate with Sea Salt, and Snappie Apples (dipped in milk chocolate and rolled in pecan pieces)

Easter Eggs


7 oz Eggs - 

Chocolate Fudge, Chocolate Walnut Fudge, and Peanut Butter Fudge

Easter Novelties


Assortment of milk chocolate bunnies, lamb, and cross

Upcoming events


Sayklly's Candies will have a booth available at the following up coming events. Stop by, say Hello, and get yourself some yummy treats!!!


U.P. State Fair - Escanaba, MI - Ruth Butler Building - August 13th - 19th 


Dickinson County Fair - Norway, MI - Exhibition Building - August 30th - September 3rd





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Sayklly's Candies

910 2nd Ave N, Escanaba, Michigan 49829, United States

Phone (906) 786-3092 / Fax (906) 786-3096


Monday - Thursday: 8am - 4:30pm EST

Friday: 8am - 12pm EST 

Saturday: Closed

Sunday: Closed