Fontana: The Rebrand

Since our inception in 2018, Fontana Candle Company has undergone significant transformations and remarkable growth. What began in a basement with our founders, Katie and Eric Roering, has now blossomed into a 6500 sq ft...

Why Coconut Probably Isn't the Only Ingredient in that Coconut Wax Candle

As many of you know, it has become increasingly challenging to distinguish between genuinely nontoxic brands from those that are merely greenwashing. This issue is even prevalent in the candle industry, where a growing number...

Fontana Favorites: Mother's Day Gift Guide 2024

Mother's Day is a time to celebrate and express gratitude for the incredible women in our lives, but finding the perfect gift can be a challenge. This year, instead of a traditional bouquet or a...

We put up a billboard that said "most candles are bad."

Yes, we are the candle company that put up a billboard on the exit of a major highway in our hometown of Lancaster, PA that said "Sorry Travis, Jason is right: most candles are bad."...

What's New at Fontana?

If you haven't purchased from us since last Fall, you might notice that Fontana looks a bit different this year! This is because we've been hard at work developing new scents, making adjustments to our...

Why Does Fontana Use Wooden Wicks?

Conventional store-bought big brand candles use braided cotton wicks that are bleached white. These wicks can also contain a core in order to enhance the burn and keep the wick upright, which can be made...

Holiday 2022 Non-Toxic Gift Guide

We love using holiday gifting as an excuse to introduce our loved ones to our favorite non-toxic brands and products that we use on a daily basis! The entire Fontana Team weighed in and submitted...

Sunscreen isn't the only product contaminated with Benzene.

If you haven't seen it plastered on the news, In July 2022, there was a nationwide recall of Banana Boat Sunscreen due to the presence of the carcinogen, Benzene. Scientists are increasingly finding benzene and...

What is Really in a Pumpkin Spice Fragrance Candle?

Pumpkin Spice and everything not so nice? When you love Fall as much as we do, it is easy to get caught up in the Pumpkin Spice craze. But we want you to think again...