By Forrest Hershberger
Sidney Sun-Telegraph 

Sidney Chocolatier Sweetens Seasons


September 25, 2018

Forrest Hershberger

Bertha "Bert" Mueller sets chocolate balls to cool after dipping the fondant in warm chocolate. She makes her Mueller's Fine Chocolates twice a year, for Christmas and for Valentines Day.

Entering her home at the right time of year, neighbors are greeted with a scene like choosing your own gift. The boxes are attractive and presentable, and the contents are a chocoholic's dream.

Bertha "Bert" Mueller has been making chocolates for years. It started as a family event with her mother and siblings, and developed from there.

"When I grew up, my mother always made candy. I continued it with my family," Mueller said.

She said she was taught the recipes, and continues the arduous task of making the candies. It isn't the arduous task of a duty, but rather the physical work made enj...

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Reader Comments(2)

Kwren writes:

Bert & Wes were good friends of my parents for many years. I still hear from Bert at Christmas time. I will definitely be ordering from her. I remember going with my mother to visit Bert & partaking of a Cherry Mash candy, delicious. An amazing woman & family.exist

Christina73 writes:

Bert is such a BEAUTIFUL LADY! Inside and out! I miss her DEARLY!! I was on the receiving end of her chocolates one year for Christmas! And oh my!!!! Now that I know she is selling them I will most definitely be ordering some!!! Way to spread your love ❤️ Bert!!!


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