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Carobana Confectionary

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Address: 125 James Small Drive | Korora, Coffs Harbour, New South Wales 2450, Australia (Formerly Carobana Chocolate Factory)
Phone Number:
+61 2 6653 6051
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10:00 - 16:00
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 10:00 - 16:00
Description:

Wholesale production of carob, chocolate, honeycomb and brittle...

Wholesale production of carob, chocolate, honeycomb and brittle confectionery products. Public viewing of production is free so are the tastings. A full retail shop to buy at factory prices & mail order is available. Tea/coffee is available and a

colouring-in table for the little ones.

Group tours are available for free but bookings are essential as we already have pre-booked tours throughout the year, so email or phone call will prevent double booking.

Our grounds are park-like and suitable for picnics.

Public toilets - change table.

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Honeycomb is delicious...

It's a quick, sweet treat stop that will suit young and old not far off the highway and near close to the Big Banana.

Reviewed 1 week ago
72Ang069
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Coffs Harbour, Australia
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Coffs Harbour, Australia
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68 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's a quick, sweet treat stop that will suit young and old not far off the highway and near close to the Big Banana.

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Thank 72Ang069
Geelong, Australia
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18 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Interesting to see the honeycomb being made. Awesome because they have dairy free chocolate. Able to taste everything prior to purchasing!

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Thank Samantha I
Sydney, Australia
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66 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 February 2017

Carobana Confectionery is a nice place to visit just north of Coffs Harbour NSW. They are a family business and you can see the products being made if you like. A very nice older lady served us and very friendly and you can taste the products before buying. The product is excellent and very good price well worth a visit.

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Thank John W
Sydney, Australia
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16 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 January 2017

We went to the place on Friday and unfortunately it was not the production day. There were sample of chocolates available for tasting so you can try before you buy. Price was reasonable and staff were friendly.

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Thank Jessica S
Brisbane, Australia
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10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

We took the kids here on a rainy day on our holiday from Brisbane .. It's a cute little factory, the staff are so friendly and they are so proud of what they do ... Didn't know we loved carob. Converted

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1 Thank willowsaige
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65 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

A friend recommended we visit this place whilst in Coffs Harbour - and it was great! Carobana is a local boutique Coffs confectionary company which now delivers their healthy Carob products nationally and has been around since 1984! The place is very quaint and retains an eclectic air of days of old surrounded by bushland. With their older style machinery/buildings... More 

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Thank Jarrod T
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18 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2016

i took my kids there as a holiday highlight. but even though it is open 7 days the food is only made 4 days and all the good stuff is ore ordered and sold out. the demonstration you can watch consists of a conveyor belt with 100yr old staff prodding it along and no other creation. It is listed in... More 

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Wagga Wagga, Australia
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19 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Spur of the moment visit. Smaller than expected but an interesting place to visit. The staff were very friendly and helpful and informative. Not that much choice to buy but glad we visited.

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Thank Sue G
Albury, Australia
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151 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

This is a well established boutique chocolate factory that specialises in carob chocolate. Great, inviting, friendly staff who were only too happy to show us their trade, have a free coffee or tea and sample their products. We watched the honeycomb being made with a full commentary and also some of the carob nibbles on their home made machine. The... More 

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Thank Roger V
Australia
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121 reviews
69 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 October 2016

Worth a look even if you don't like carob. The fellow making the honeycomb was very insightful and the staff were friendly.

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