Oftentimes the most successful businesses are those born from an understanding of a need of something in a particular neighborhood. That was the case with “Nancy’s Candy & Spice.” People in Lawrenceville and surrounding cities used to have to drive 20-40 miles to get fresh herbs and spices.

Nancy and Hashem Abuaisheh opened their shop shortly after Christmas of 2012. The first thing you notice when you walk in into the shop are the historic red bricks surrounding you. The character and the warmth of the space are very enchanting. You can sense right away the aroma of the spices that is taking over.


Nancy and Hashem get their spices from a distributor that they trust and they know personally. The special seasoning mixes are one of a kind that you can’t find at a regular grocery store.

Like they say every small business has a story behind it. Amazingly the space that Nancy’s Candy and Spice is in used to be a local gallery where Nancy used to display her own art work. She always felt that this little gallery brings her luck, since she sold many pieces there, and had a solo exhibit at one point in it. With the success of the gallery the gallery owner had to move to a bigger space few blocks down, leaving it up for lease. At the same time Hashem was starting to take a new turn in his career.

He wanted to start a spice and candy shop similar to those old shops in Jerusalem where he and Nancy are originally from. So it did not take much thought for both of them to combine both the spice shop and her art in one place. People from Lawrenceville and surrounding cities drive to Nancy’s to get the best spices and seasonings in town. They also enjoy the sampling of all different and unique sweets and gummies that are imported and locally made.

 Opening the shop was a big step that they both had wanted to take for many years. 2012 was the year they finally did just that. With hard work, time, and love put into this great little shop they both know that this is a beginning of a long journey. Please join us on that journey by coming by and seeing our shop for yourselves.

We'd like to thank you for visiting our website and hope to see you soon. If you would like to learn more about Nancy and her art you can visit her website here.

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some of our reviews

This store is truly a gem- the owner is one of the kindest people you will ever meet. Her spices and seasonings will make you regret ever buying them ANYWHERE else. Not only do you get more for your money but the overall quality of her products cannot be beat. I hope Nancy is always on the square so I never have to go back to grocery store spices again. Her candy is delicious as well- you really cannot go wrong here!

Nicole S - Google

Wonderful little place! Resting in the heart of downtown Lawrenceville. One side of the store in bulk candy, while the other side is the hidden treasure....spices. Bulk spices you will find steak seasoning to exotic blends like Curry and Cumin. This place is so quaint and reminds me of this awesome Indian movie I saw once. I love this place!!!!

Stephanie G. - Facebook

 I buy spices and bulk and had no idea Nancy's was just around the corner. . Make several rounds of the bulk spice and candy tables because you might miss all the little extras. Had the pleasure of meeting Nancy. She helped me with my selections, even gave me a small sample to test the intensity of one spice i was considering. She helped with with my list of spices and made some suggestions. 


Andrew S - Google

A great variety of spices, candy and dried fruit and a lot of other items to choose from. Nancy is very friendly and helpful. I've enjoyed everything I've gotten from there. Today I tried the key lime almonds and they are AWESOME!! I also got some lime seasoning and it is great.

LaDonna J - Facebook

Absolutely, without a doubt one of the best costumer service experiences I have ever had. Lauren did a fantastic job helping us find exactly what we wanted and I cannot wait to go back and try new things!

Abby B. - Facebook

If you want an anonymous shopping experience, this is not the place for you. Walk into the shop, take a deep breath, smell all the spices, and say hi to Nancy. Ask her to sample anything new. Enjoy your visit and fill up your bags. I love coming here to refill my spice jars and splurge on chocolates.

Cherri V. - Google

I've been coming to Nancy's for sometime now. After my 1st experience I never went back to the market for my seasoning or herds. The service that you experience is one that you will never forget. For someone that can't cook come to Nancy's and I promise you will have your family eating out of your hands.

Maria B. - Facebook

Wow! I've lived in Georgia for 8 years and have just now found this AMAZING shop. The owner is a sweetheart and she is so incredibly knowledgeable about all of her products which include teas, spices, candies, oils and more. Not to mention all of the art you see on the walls are painted by her and they are stunning! I will ONLY come here for all of my spices and teas from now on.

Candance G - Google

186 W. Crogan Street

Lawrenceville, GA 30046



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