Byrd Cookie Company Introduces “Chocolate Key Lime Coolers”

Award-winning cookie gets a new chocolate twist and creative new packaging.

Savannah, GA, March 30, 2007 --( Byrd Cookie Company announces the “Chocolate Key Lime Cooler”, the newest flavor in its flagship line of mouth-watering bite sized cookie treats. The new decadent flavor joins the list of classic Byrd favorites, award-winning Key Lime Coolers, Scotch Oatmeal, Chocolate Mint, Benne Wafers, Georgia Peach and Coconut. 

Blending the tart taste of key lime with the rich chocolate taste of Dutch Cocoa makes for a new favorite bursting with flavor. “How do you make anything better, just add chocolate,” says Byrd Cookie Company President Geoff Repella. “For those who love our classic key lime cooler, this is just one step better.”

Everything Old Is New Again
The newest addition to the Savannah baking company’s traditional delicacies, Chocolate Key Lime Coolers are available in their own colorful 6 oz tins and convenient 1 ounce package singles. In April 2007, Byrd Cookie Company re-introduces its flagship line as well. Borrowing pieces from an 83-year-old history in the gourmet food business, all seven new and classic cookie flavors are available in fresh new retro tins and other creative gift packaging.

Byrd Cookie Company also offers Byrd Savories, a line of delicious savory cheese biscuits and cocktail snack mixes available in creative cocktail shakers and elegant specialty gift tins. An array of customized and seasonal gift items, collectible Savannah Signature Series tins along with traditional cookie and savory biscuit favorites are available through the retail website Wholesale inquiries should be directed to 1-800-291-2973.

About Byrd Cookie Company
Byrd Cookie Company has been a Savannah tradition since 1924, when Ben T. Byrd, Sr. began making cookies by hand, packing them in wooden boxes and delivering them in a Model-T Ford to Savannah stores. Family owned and operated under the third and forth generations, Byrd’s recipe for success continues today still baking in small batches to maintain quality. Byrd Cookie Company offers unique delicious cookies, savory epicurean cheese biscuits and tasty southern-style condiments in creative gift packaging.


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Betsy Braun
(212) 777-8844
Byrd Cookie Company
Betsy Braun
212 777-8844