Olde Colony Bakery was recently mentioned in American Profile. American Profile is a weekly, four-color magazine that celebrates hometown American life.

“South Carolina – Since 1940, Olde Colony Bakery in Mount Pleasant (pop 47,609) has sold benne wafers, a regional thin cookie made with sesame seeds. Benne, or sesame, was brought to the South from Africa during the slave-trade era in the 17th century. Legend has it that eating benne brings good luck.”