In the unforgettable words of Bob Marley and The Wailers, our team at Original Murdick’s Fudge is once again stirring it up, little darling. Our candymakers are back at it for Mackinac Island's 2018 season and are knee-deep in stirring up deliciousness. We’re always excited about the 20-plus fudge flavors we’ve fine-tuned over the years that range from Vanilla to Traverse City Cherry to … [Read more...] about For Our 131st Season, We Reveal Our ‘High-Five’ List Of Crowd-Pleasing, Best-Selling Fudge Flavors
There were a lot of “firsts” in 1887. Coca-Cola syrup and extract registered its patent. The paper napkin was introduced. And how about this? Notre Dame lost its first football game 8-0 to Michigan. Meanwhile, our very own Sara Murdick scored big-time in 1887 with her delectable fudge that wowed crowds at Mackinac Island’s first candy shop. Yep, 130 years ago this July, Sara and her husband, … [Read more...] about We’re Celebrating Our 130th Birthday With A ‘Buy Five Slices Of Fudge And Receive A Sixth Slice For $1.30’ Offer
Good day, fudge lovers! So we kinda had a feeling that our new holiday White Chocolate Candy Cane fudge was destined for greatness the second it was poured out of the kettle. It was then that one of our team members suggested that not only is this fudge great as is, but oh-what-fun it would be to try it in a Christmas-y cookie recipe. So our elves put on their tasseled tinkering caps and … [Read more...] about Give It A Try! Add Our Festive Holiday Peppermint Twist Flavor To This Cookie Recipe. It’s A Winner!
It’s that time of year when Bob “Mr. B” Benser and his family, friends and staff put the fudge paddle down and think back to the day when Original Murdick’s Fudge rolled out its first batch of sweet goodness 129 years ago. As close as we can tell, it appears that Sara and Henry Murdick first opened their shop right around July 26, 1887. It was busy times indeed for this entrepreneurial couple … [Read more...] about Original Murdick’s Celebrates Its 129th Birthday And Mr. B’s 60th Mackinac Island Anniversary With Free Fudge
Here at the Original Murdick’s Fudge kitchen on beautiful Mackinac Island, we are stirring the pot in Mom's honor these days, as we create, for the first time ever, Mother’s Day Fudge Lovers Gift Boxes! Yes, you can do better than a box of chocolates from the drugstore for Mom. And yes, this may be the year to skip the flowers. Google, in fact, has reported that flowers are no longer the … [Read more...] about Original Murdick’s Fudge Stirs Up New And Delicious Mother’s Day Fudge Lovers Gift Boxes
Original Murdick's Fudge elves are closing their Sweet Holiday online shopping cart early so they can process all orders in time for Christmas delivery by FedEx — and so they have time to enjoy a little family-time merriment! They'll stop accepting online orders at NOON on Thursday, Dec. 17, instead of midnight. So don't delay. Place your orders now for one of our seven holiday gift boxes. See … [Read more...] about UPDATE: Original Murdick’s Fudge Holiday Gift Box Orders NOW Close At Noon Thursday, Dec. 17!
We’re running the streets … of Greenfield Village in metro Detroit, that is. Our Original Murdick's team will be shuffling back and forth the next three weekends from our six Mackinac Island fudge posts at The Henry Ford’s iconic old-fashioned village, where all things are decked for the holiday season. Our new Greenfield Village Holiday Nights partnership is as fitting as nuts in fudge, as the … [Read more...] about To All Mackinac Fudge Lovers, A Good Night … At Greenfield Village’s Holiday Nights Event!
Oh, Christmas tree ... Oh, Christmas tree! Our Original Murdick's Fudge team cherishes our Mackinac Island community Christmas tree and all it stands for. That said, we commissioned a Michigan company this season to design a limited-edition holiday ornament that showcases the island's colorful tree and snow-covered Main Street (and yes, our white clapboard Main Street shop is tucked amid the … [Read more...] about Exclusive: Murdick’s Fudge Holiday Ornament Dazzles With Mackinac Island Christmas Tree And Snow Scene
We're in the holiday spirit big-time here in our Original Murdick’s Fudge candy kitchen on Mackinac Island. And we're kicking off a new holiday gift-giving season with a stocking full of goodies, including Pumpkin Spice Fudge, Holiday Cranberry Fudge and Pumpkin Seed Brittle! These new flavors, available in our six holiday gift boxes and custom orders, are sure to wow your family and guests … [Read more...] about We’re Cooking Up A Stocking Full Of New Holiday Flavors That Includes Cranberries, Pumpkin, Spices And More!
The Mackinac Island Fudge Festival will be going full steam ahead beginning Friday, Aug. 21 and running through Sunday, Aug. 23. Our gang at Original Murdick’s Fudge has a kettle-full of fun in store for visitors and also fudge lovers who can’t make it to the island. “Our fudge family is celebrating the sweet treat with a brand-new flavor, a limited-edition fudge pizza, fudge give-aways and a … [Read more...] about We’re Celebrating Mackinac Fudge Festival With Give-Aways, New Peanut-y Flavor And Special-Edition Beer & Pizza
We think our all-natural Original Murdick's Fudge is pretty darn good, and so do, of course, our returning and loyal customers. We recently had the good fortune to meet professional food writer/cookbook author Erin Byers Murray and asked her to weigh in (opinions, mind you, not scales and pounds!) with her thoughts and insights on our Mackinac Island fudge flavors. You’ll find her descriptions … [Read more...] about Renowned Food Writer Samples Our Mackinac Fudge; Here’s The Dish On Her Assessment
It’s good to be different. In fact, for Original Murdick's Fudge on Mackinac Island, it’s downright delicious to be different. One of the things people tell us over and over again is how they appreciate that we don’t use additives in our sweet treats. All flavors of Murdick's famous Mackinac Island fudge are handmade with all-natural and gluten-free ingredients, many of them come to us from … [Read more...] about Less Is More: We Skip The Additives To Create Mackinac Island’s Famous All-Natural Fudge
They’re here! We introduced our first-ever drawstring sling bags, good for toting all you need during your Mackinac Island getaway. Whether you sling it on your back, let it dangle from your shoulder or toss it into your bike basket, be sure to stuff the Original Murdick's Fudge drawstring bags with island essentials — suntan lotion, water, sunglasses, a sweatshirt for when those island breezes … [Read more...] about Pack Up Some Fun With These New Original Murdick’s Fudge Drawstring Bags Featuring Island Graphics
This article appeared in the March/April 2015 issue of Hour Media's dbusiness magazine. Thank you, dbusiness, for showcasing our historic company and its Pure Michigan heritage! SWEET SALES Mackinac Island’s The Original Murdick’s Fudge has survived for 128 years by focusing on what it does best – using quality ingredients, avoiding artificial additives, and employing just the right … [Read more...] about dbusiness Magazine’s Century Club: Original Murdick’s Fudge Evolves To Thrive 100 Years And Beyond
A few years back, HGTV named Mackinac Island a top-10 Christmas Town. And for good reason. The sleighful of winners also includes other towns in Vermont, Colorado and Alaska. A television special on these top 10 towns portrayed Mackinac Island as it really is in the winter — full of community spirit. The narrator noted that the island seems “locked in time.” And now Impulcity also named … [Read more...] about Mackinac Island – America’s Top 10 Christmas Town – Stays True To Its Tradition
Our horses come … and our horses go. That makes us happy … and sad. They’re part of our seasonal ritual … and the romantic fabric of Mackinac Island. Our beauties arrive on the ferries in shifts every spring and parade off every October. It’s part of what makes our slice of Pure Michigan paradise so special. And that’s what reporter Louise Knott Ahern wanted to capture in her … [Read more...] about Out & About: “Horses Of Mackinac” Focuses On A Reporter’s Desire To Tell Their Story From Behind The Camera’s Lens
We "gotta" have art here at Original Murdick's Fudge, and there's no place on earth more inspiring for artists than on idyllic Mackinac Island, where we have three fudge shops. We and area artists feel we're the luckiest folks in the world, thanks to expansive Great Lakes waters, West Michigan sunsets, a vibrant boating scene, postcard-perfect horse-drawn carriages and blooms upon blooms, … [Read more...] about We’ve Set Sail This Summer With A Painting Of Mackinac Island Harbor On Our New Fudge Box
Check out TV 9&10 Reporter Kalin Franks' interview with Phil Porter, director of the Mackinac State Historic Parks, here. The Mackinac Island battle from the War of 1812 happened on August 4, 1814. On Monday, August 4 at 3 p.m., actors will recreate the battle using authentic weapons, formations, uniforms and positioning on the exact spot the battle happened. Hundreds of reenactors and … [Read more...] about TV 9&10 Previews The War of 1812 History And Battle Reenactment This Weekend On Mackinac Island
Bobby live! Fox 2 Detroit's The Nine morning TV show personality Kam Carman interviewed Bobby Benser today about our Sweet Summer treats and the upcoming Mackinac Island Fudge Festival on Aug. 22-23. Click HERE to watch his tasty TV2 morning show segment. "It's our 127th birthday on July 27 so we're giving away a free slice of Michigan Honey Butter fudge to the first 127 guests visiting our … [Read more...] about Bobby Talks Fudge on Fox 2 Detroit Morning TV Show
Say good night to our awesome marble fudge-making tables! Before shutting off the lights at our Mackinac Island, Mackinaw City and St. Ignace fudge shops every night, we cover these precious tables with heating blankets to ensure that our first batch of fudge each morning is poured onto marble that is just the right temperature. As for our old-fashioned, 1887 recipe that Sara … [Read more...] about Heating Blankets, Mackinac Island Weather Conditions Help Make Our Fudge So Uniquely Textured