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Campbell’s Bakery

Opened in 1962, Campbell’s is Jackson’s oldest bakery. In 2016 they opened Madison’s newest bakery, Campbell’s Madison – still the same amazing baked goods made from scratch daily.

http://www.campbellsbakery.ms/

The Stories

Mitchell Moore never thought he’d dedicate his life to baking tea cakes. When he purchased the iconic Campbell’s Bakery in early 2011, Mitchell regarded Jackson’s favorite cookie with a bit of skepticism, maybe even a slight disdain. The decades-old bakery had built its reputation on these icing-topped, shortbread-like cookies, but Mitchell was a restaurant pastry chef, with a thriving cheesecake wholesaling-business on the side. Tea cakes?...

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Credit to: Southern Foodways Alliance

http://www.southernfoodways.org/interview/campbells-bakery/

Campbell’s Bakery is not new to the Jackson dessert scene. It was first opened in the early 1950’s in a location by the the old Jitney Jungle, now McDade’s on Duling Street. In 1963, Louis Campbell purchased and moved the bakery around the corner to its current location on North State Street in Fondren.

During the 20 years that Mr. Campbell owned and operated the bakery, it was a fixture of the community in Fondren. He especially became known for two items – iced tea cakes and petit fours. In fact, if you visit Campbell’s Bakery today, you will still see those two items in the case, made exactly according to the recipes developed by Mr. Campbell himself...

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Credit to: Matthew Jackson

http://thinkwriteguild.com/campbells-bakery-jackson-ms-delicacies-from-scratch/

Jackson's oldest bakery is bringing its recipe for success to Madison.

Campbell's Bakery has had its iconic storefront on North State Street in Fondren since 1962. A new Madison location is chugging into week two and owner Mitchell Moore could not be more thrilled about the reception they have received...

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Credit to: Duncan Dent

http://onlinemadison.com/Content/Default/Local-News/Article/Campbell-s-Bakery-opens-in-Madison/-3/1/31294

A short documentary that shows us an inside look at Campbell's in 2010.

Credit to: Barefoot Workshops


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