There are several retail chains that carry Goo Goo Clusters including Cracker Barrel Old Country Store, Hobby Lobby, Tractor Supply and Dollar General Stores, as well as many Tennessee and Kentucky Kroger Grocery Stores. However, the store locator is the best place to find your nearest Goo Goo Cluster retailer. It is also possible to order products from our online store.
Goo Goo Cluster allergens include milk, peanut, soy, wheat, tree nuts (almond, pecan, cashew, walnut, and hazelnut).
Sadly, we cannot offer tours of the factory, as this would not be compliant with our Food Safety program.
If you would like to be considered for a product donation for your group, please fill out theDonation Application Form found in our "Donations" section. To be considered, donation requests must be submitted at last 6 weeks prior to the event date. Please allow a minimum of four weeks to process your donation request. During holidays and other busy seasons (typically September through December), it could take six to eight weeks to process.
When trying to order Goo Goo Cluster in your online store, the system will only allow me to choose overnight shipping. Why is that?
Between approximately May 1st and October 1st it is too hot to ship Goo Goo Clusters from our Nashville factory via regular ground transportation. The heat of summer wreaks havoc on the real milk chocolate, therefore, we only allow overnight shipping to better ensure that the product arrives to you in good condition.
Goo Goo Cluster, LLC was formed in 2011 as a subsidiary of Standard Candy, Inc., which is also the parent company of Standard Functional Foods Group, Inc. SFFG is the manufacturing arm of Standard Candy and makes Goo Goo Clusters as well as many other products as a contract food manufacturer. The board of Standard Candy, Inc to protect the Goo Goo Cluster brand and help it to reach the goals of the board formed Goo Goo Cluster, LLC. The big winner in this change are lovers of Goo Goo Clusters as the newly formed Goo Goo Cluster, LLC has a singular vision to aggrandize through all available resources, Goo Goo Clusters.
Please direct all applications for employment to Standard Functional Foods Group’s human resources department.
Probably not. We’re flattered that you would think of us as a potential proponent in your quest for excellence but the fact is, our marketing team works hard to create strategic relationships in the sponsorship world and those marketing dollars are appropriated very deliberately and per the research and development of our sponsorship managers. If they want to sponsor you, don’t worry, you’ll hear from them!
We did. Unfortunately, we don’t make that product currently due to constraints in the manufacturing process at our factory in Nashville. The pecan log roll was a particularly time-intensive product to make and the costs to make the product outstripped the potential to realize any profit in doing so (to say nothing of the soaring cost of pecans which also did not help the pecan log roll’s cause!).
Please refer to the products page for nutritional information about Goo Goo Clusters.
In the 1920’s and 1930’s we used to promote Goo Goo’s as such but alas, we would be remiss to do that today per USDA’s Dietary Guidelines for Americans. Oh yeah, and unfortunately they don’t cost a nickel anymore either - sorry!
Unfortunately, no. All three varieties of Goo Goo Clusters contain wheat gluten.
Yes. Please mail us the uneaten portion of the candy along with the wrapper that it came in and we’ll send you a new one.
Wheat is one of the ingredients we use in our allergen compound that we mix into our recipe in a trace amount to comply with Food Safety regulations. Because the FDA has a zero limit (tolerance) for allergens in food we take the preventative step of inserting all know problem allergens into our products as a tiny fraction of the overall recipe to avoid making a claim that is later proven incorrect. If a single molecule of gluten somehow makes its way into a product that is labeled as not containing gluten then it would be mislabeled product and against regulations. While we have very good control of out processes, we cannot control a single molecule from floating around. With this in mind, we feel that it’s our duty as responsible manufactures to provide as safe a product as possible to our consumers. We also recognize the inconvenience this will cause but safety is the top priority.
Chocolate bloom is the whitish coating that can appear on the surface of chocolate. It is quite common and is actually the cocoa butter or fat within the chocolate rising to the surface. A change in temperature is usually the cause for bloom. Blooming is a cosmetic issue and not a safety issue. Bloomed chocolate might not be pretty, but it's perfectly safe to eat.
We manufacture and ship Goo Goo Clusters to businesses who retail our product. The factory and warehouse are not a retail business and do not have the staff or facilities to handle pick up orders. We encourage our customers to purchase from local retailers, from our website, or from our retail store, the Goo Goo Outpost at Fontanel.