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Peep Diorama Kit & Contest 2021!

The Wilbur family (3rd generation) has a tradition of creating Peep dioramas. We wanted to share this fun tradition with you! Using the Wilbur’s of Maine Peep Diorama DIY Kit, you can get creative. Build a fabulous Peep garden, lunar landing,…
The Wilbur family (3rd generation) has a tradition of creating Peep dioramas. We wanted to share this fun tradition with you! Using the Wilbur’s of Maine Peep Diorama DIY Kit, you can get creative. Build a fabulous Peep garden, lunar landing, or playground, whatever your little Peep heart desires! Are you feeling motivated & inspired? Some favorite tips, suggestions, and inspiration ideas can be found here and here . Of course, you can also keep reading to see some of our creations…
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Wilbur’s 2020 Hogwart’s Halloween! 

October brings reasons to celebrate a combination of two of our favorite things, Harry Potter and Halloween!  On the evening of October 30, 2020, we are hosting a magical Hogwart’s Halloween drive-through scavenger hunt. Please find more details on our Facebook…
October brings reasons to celebrate a combination of two of our favorite things, Harry Potter and Halloween!  On the evening of October 30, 2020, we are hosting a magical Hogwart’s Halloween drive-through scavenger hunt. Please find more details on our Facebook page! Our featured October chocolate creation is Hagrid’s Hut, a continuation of our Crafts & Candy kits to make at home. Here’s a video to watch sample creation being made by our event coordinator, Erica. This kit was offered for sale…
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An Update on Summer Events & Tours Plus Crafts & Candy DIY BBQ Kit

We’ve had many questions about whether Wilbur’s of Maine will offer our fabulous tours and events this summer. The quick answer is, not yet! Maine has done an amazing job following CDC guidance. We decided to pause tours and events at…
We’ve had many questions about whether Wilbur’s of Maine will offer our fabulous tours and events this summer. The quick answer is, not yet! Maine has done an amazing job following CDC guidance. We decided to pause tours and events at our factory location for the near future to be consistent with current social distancing best practices, including occupancy limits. In the meantime, Erica, our Event Coordinator, has been BUSY! She is developing several virtual chocolate factory glimpses that will be shared…
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12th Annual Flavors of Freeport

Just when you’ve reached the deep pits of the Winter doldrums in Southern Maine come Visit Freeport’s annual event, Flavors of Freeport! Here at Wilbur’s of Maine, we look forward to this event every year. It’s a time for us…
Just when you’ve reached the deep pits of the Winter doldrums in Southern Maine come Visit Freeport’s annual event, Flavors of Freeport! Here at Wilbur’s of Maine, we look forward to this event every year. It’s a time for us locals to get out and about to show off our winter bodies. It’s Andy’s chance to scratch the itch of confectionary creativity. See what creations are unearthed and present them at one of Flavor’s biggest events, the Chef’s Signature Series. The 12th…
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Chocolate Angel Food Cake in a Mug!

Unless you live under a rock, you’ve heard about Mug Cakes by now. These cakes can be made quickly in your microwave whenever the mood strikes. Some recipes have a list of ingredients so long you may as well make…
Unless you live under a rock, you’ve heard about Mug Cakes by now. These cakes can be made quickly in your microwave whenever the mood strikes. Some recipes have a list of ingredients so long you may as well make a full-size cake in the oven and be the hero that you are. We are Chocolate People! Our main goal in life is to eat chocolate, create other reasons to eat chocolate, and conveyances for said chocolate. We put so much…
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Meet the BFB (Big Friendly Bunny)

If you’ve ever stepped foot into Wilbur’s of Maine at Easter time, you’ve met the BFB (Big Friendly Bunny). He’s typically in the front of the store, waiting to greet you. While seated on a sturdy table, he towers over…
If you’ve ever stepped foot into Wilbur’s of Maine at Easter time, you’ve met the BFB (Big Friendly Bunny). He’s typically in the front of the store, waiting to greet you. While seated on a sturdy table, he towers over most customers or at least meets you eye to eye. We look forward to his arrival each year, marking our hopeful return of Spring and warm weather! While we know all BFB’s secrets, you may have a few questions. How tall…
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A Confection is Born

There is a great event in Freeport organized by Freeport USA called Flavors of Freeport. While it has evolved into a weekend-long extravaganza of activities, the night we look forward to the most each year is the Chef Signature Series.…
There is a great event in Freeport organized by Freeport USA called Flavors of Freeport. While it has evolved into a weekend-long extravaganza of activities, the night we look forward to the most each year is the Chef Signature Series. Local restaurants, purveyors, confectioners, breweries, and the like gather to offer samples of a dish or libation they believe best represents their business. Andy Wilbur likes to use this as an opportunity to think outside the box. Most of what we…
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9 Questions with Lori, Whole Foods Account Coordinator

9 Questions With…. A new series showing you a little bit of work-life in the Chocolate Factory! Lori, Whole Foods Account Coordinator 1. Whole Foods Account Coordinator, sounds pretty self-explanatory, but tell us exactly what that entails. I handle Whole…
9 Questions With…. A new series showing you a little bit of work-life in the Chocolate Factory! Lori, Whole Foods Account Coordinator 1. Whole Foods Account Coordinator, sounds pretty self-explanatory, but tell us exactly what that entails. I handle Whole Foods’ accounts from the start. We started selling to Whole Foods in 2010. We now have 40 accounts. Each day, I check emails, print orders, the weather for shipping to see if we need to use cooler packs, and freezer cases.…
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‘Red Hot’ Valentine Treats!

Lots of people think our busiest season in the chocolate business is Valentine’s Day. Flowers, chocolates, teddy bears, and champagne, it might be hard for you to think back to a Valentine’s Day when you didn’t give or receive chocolate.…
Lots of people think our busiest season in the chocolate business is Valentine’s Day. Flowers, chocolates, teddy bears, and champagne, it might be hard for you to think back to a Valentine’s Day when you didn’t give or receive chocolate. Am I right? While we do see a surge in business around the big day, it is not our “busiest” time. It is, however, a fun time in the factory. Here in New England, we are in the depths of the…
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How to Make Wilbur’s Sea Salt Caramel Brownies

One of our best selling chocolates is the Maine Sea Salt Caramel. It’s salty and sweet, creamy and, of course, rich in chocolate goodness. Sometimes we find ourselves eating one, and then another, and maybe another. We got to thinking:…
One of our best selling chocolates is the Maine Sea Salt Caramel. It’s salty and sweet, creamy and, of course, rich in chocolate goodness. Sometimes we find ourselves eating one, and then another, and maybe another. We got to thinking: how can we make these flavors even BIGGER? More chocolate, more caramel and a hint more sea salt….the Salted Caramel Brownie was born. It’s fudgy, messy, chewy and delicious. They are easy enough to make on a weeknight and decadent enough…
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