About Us

About Us

Welcome to our shop your go-to destination for a delectable experience in freeze-dried delights! Category 5 Candy and Sweets is proudly owned and operated by Alexander & Olson LLC family-owned, cottage food business that specializes in freeze-dried candy and sweets. Located in Winter Haven, Florida we're absolutely thrilled to welcome you to our delightful haven of treats! 

Our Sweet Beginnings: At the core of our venture lies a deep passion for sweets and an unwavering love for the enchanting realm of freeze-dried foods. The inception of our journey can be traced back to our founder, Billie Olson, whose sweet tooth and inquisitiveness paved the way for a space where flavor and innovation seamlessly merge.

The Art of Freeze-Drying: Billie has always been captivated by the transformative process of freeze-drying. This method preserves the essence of each treat, while locking in the mouthwatering flavors and textures that make every bite a delightful experience. We believe that freeze-drying is not just a technique; it's an art form, and our family is dedicated to perfecting it for your enjoyment.

A Family Affair: We are more than just a business; it's a family affair. From our kitchen to your hands, we take pride in crafting each freeze-dried treat with love and attention to detail.

Our Promise: When you step into our shop, you're not just indulging in freeze-dried candies and treats; you're immersing yourself in a world of flavor innovation. We promise to deliver a unique and satisfying experience with every bite. Whether you're treating yourself or finding the perfect gift, we're here to make every moment a little bit sweeter.

Join Us on this Sweet Journey: We're excited to have you here, and we invite you to join us on this sweet journey. Explore our diverse selection of freeze-dried wonders, from classic candies to imaginative treats that will tickle your taste buds. As a family, we're committed to bringing you the best in freeze-dried delights, and we can't wait to share our passion with you.

Thank you for being a part of the Alexander & Olson family. Indulge, savor, and enjoy the magic of freeze-dried sweetness!