Byrd Cookie Company to Host 95th Anniversary Celebration on Sunday, April 14th

Staff Report From Savannah CEO

Friday, April 12th, 2019

Byrd Cookie Company invites the public to celebrate the iconic Savannah company’s 95th anniversary and to enjoy free tours of the bakery, including a new 170-foot oven at the company’s production facility on Waters Avenue. Attendees can take photos with Crumbles, the official Byrd mascot, and sample more than 15 different varieties of Byrd cookies and savory snacks. Everyone who goes on a bakery tour will receive a special cookie gift as part of the experience. This event is free and open to the public.

Byrd Cookie Company was originally founded in Savannah in 1924 when Benjamin Tillman “Pop” Byrd, Sr. opened a small bakery and traveled to local markets in his Model T Ford. Today, the family-owned company – now in its fourth and fifth generation – bakes more than one billion cookies each year, providing award-winning items to major retailers, airlines and customers around the world.


Sunday, April 14

noon-4 p.m.


Byrd Cookie Company

6700 Waters Avenue

Savannah, Georgia