By Emily Luxen, Feb 03, 2023
CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) — Soaring egg prices are taking a toll on small businesses across Middle Tennessee, but one Clarksville baker found a creative way to address the problem.
CeCe Carson, the owner of Cakes and Sweets by CeCe, has watched as the price for a case of 60 eggs has increased to as high as $27. Instead of increasing prices on her custom made desserts, she decided to ask her customers for help.
She posted on her bakery’s Facebook page, that if someone brings her a case of eggs, she would give them a dozen chocolate-covered strawberries just in time for Valentine’s Day. Carson said the response was overwhelming.
“The first drop off, I think it was the same day,” said Carson. “Then again the next day. Every time I opened the door and I looked out there, there was more!”
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