Today we took some time to roam along Beach Street in Daytona Beach. There are a number of shops along the street with green space to the East along the Halifax river. Since we went on a Saturday, a number of the shops were closed, so if one wants the full experience of Beach street, I would suggest visiting on a weekday during business hours.
One of the shops along Beach street is the Angell & Phelps Chocolate Factory, housed within an old hardware store. The shop has many unique (and delicious) chocolate treats including chocolate covered Twinkies (in white, milk, and dark chocolate) as well as molded chocolates, chocolate-covered strawberries, fudge, morsels, various forms of popcorn, and chocolate-covered potato chips. The shop offers tours throughout the day, which entails a guide pointing out the different processes and methods used in their chocolate production as the group moves along a hallway lined with windows. During our visit we observed peanut brittle and chocolate-covered potato chips being made. They pride themselves on being a specialty shop and hand-make all their products. We could confirm this as we watched an employee hand-coat each and every potato chip one-by-one, ensuring it had just the right amount of chocolate on it. At the end of the tour we were able to sample a few of their products for free. We enjoyed the tour, and are still enjoying some chocolates that we purchased and brought home. I would recommend the stop if your travels bring you through Daytona Beach.
As stated on our About page, we receive no compensation for our review, just a few free chocolate samples same as everyone else who takes the tour.