Batesville, In. — From Thursday, February 15 through Monday, February 19 downtown Batesville-based Schmidt’s Bakery sold a record 118,910 “Cherry-Thing-A-Lings.” The total is just about a 30 percent increase over the more than 82,000 sold in 2017.
The bakery hosted 5,014 guests from across the Midwest and shipped more than 500 dozen to sweet-lovers all over the country. “This was a tremendous year for us and we are really happy so many people traveled to Batesville and were willing to stand in line for hours,” said Schmidt’s Bakery owner Bertie Schmidt. “I hope everyone enjoyed the Thing-A-Ling’s and I hope to see everyone again next year!”
Mark your calendars for next year- the tradition continues February 14 through 18, 2019.