John & Nora Kevranian have been owners of this sweet landmark shop on Broadway Avenue since 1994 and have grown it into the family business as their children also learn the trade. The store is filled with over 400 types of candies and hundreds of different toys, many that are speciality items difficult to find, and is the perfect stop for any child, young or old. They also feature retro toys and candies.
John and Nora Kevranian were honored at the State Capital May 25, 2016 as recipients of California Small Business of the Year Award in recognition of their Burlingame business ‘Nuts for Candy‘.
The Small Business Award comes to them by nomination by Speaker Pro Tempore Kevin Mullin in District #22 and is among one of 80 small business awards of approximately 3.3 MILLION small businesses in the State of California.
The Kevranian’s are also community leaders and work tirelessly to help the Broadway Burlingame Business Improvement District (BBID), John is the current President at BBID. The couple have received multiple awards for their work in the community. John has received the Community Mentor Award by the Board of Supervisors of San Mateo County and PeninsulaWorks for his outstanding work over a decade as a mentor to youth in our community.