the home of rock candy

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Welcome to Sweet-As, handmade tasmanian delectable devilish rock candy! We - Sharon Phelps and George Smith - launched Sweet-As in 2006, after spending 5 years in other Australian states, learning the fine art of rock candy production! We are passionately committed to producing a range of high quality Tasmanian rock candy products and to engaging directly with our customers in responding to their needs.Our candy product range continues to grow as we receive requests from our customers.

We have just returned from France where we spent some time training a lovely French couple in the art of candy making and helping them to set up their business. They are just starting on their amazing journey into the confectionery world and all its glory! We also spent lots of time learning how to use some factory machines which were fun to master.

Although we are based in southern Tasmania, we also tour to regional events and agricultural shows around Tasmania and make all our rock candy, and lollipops in our specially designed mobile kitchen—a state of the art self-contained vehicle with public viewing areas on both sides, rock candy making is very entertaining! We are enjoying sharing our expertise and quality products with locals and visitors and we are proud to be creating a unique Tasmanian product range.








help save our tassie devils...

by buying Tassie lollies! A percentage from every ‘tassie devil’ box sold goes to the “Tasmanian Devil Appeal”, a not for profit research trust run through the University of Tasmania dedicated to supporting these unique and devilish little animals. We can all make a difference! And the devilish taste is delicious …


come and see us at...

Making Delicious Sweets:



2nd, 3rd and 4th May 2019 - Thursday to Saturday

fifth Avenue Site 518

We will be making lollies all 3 days so come and see our fabulous demonstrations at Site 518

Look for the lolly trailer and come watch us making rock candy. Every hour we will be making something new.

Come try one of our freshly, handmade onsite candies.


We love this event, Thank you to everyone who comes to see us regularly there.


Retail Stall :


Salamanca Market

Hobart, Tasmania

every Saturday

Check our pages below for the exact position each week as we are moved about