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Dan Andelman gets a tour of the brand new Table Talk Pies factory in Worcester, MA . Plus, a visit to “The Pie Store”, selling discount pies and pie shakes right down the street.

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Massachusetts-based Table Talk pies takes home five 1st place ribbons at annual American Pie Council championships

By Aviva Luttrell

May 24, 2018

Worcester-based Table Talk Pies had a sweet victory during the American Pie Council’s 24th annual National Pie Championships, taking home five first-place blue ribbons.

Table Talk was recognized in the commercial division, taking first place for five flavors of the company’s signature 4-inch pies: caramel apple, bumbleberry, pecan, pumpkin and sweet potato.

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Made in New England: Table Talk Pies


Chronicle  Updated: 8:00 PM EDT May 2, 2018

In Worcester, the name Table Talk has been synonymous with pie since 1924…especially the beloved four-inch pie…”me snack,” as some say.

Not all 10,000 pies an hour make it to market. Good news for us, those deemed perfectly imperfect can be had at bargain prices at the pie store on Green Street.


American Pie Council Names The Nations Top Commercial Pie Makers

Baker’s Square Tops the Pie Pack with 25 First Place Ribbons at the24th Annual APC National Pie Championships
ORLANDO (April 9, 2018) – From the Rocky Mountains to Lakeland, Florida, they came, they baked and they conquered America’s sweetest challenge – to be named the best pie in nation!
The 24th Annual APC National Pie Championships were held April 6 and 7 in Orlando at the Rosen Centre Hotel.  Here, amateur, professional and commercial bakers entered their most delicious pies among an array of flavor categories for bragging rights to be named the nation’s best.  From apple and pumpkin to an open category and savory pot pies, hundreds of pie were sampled by more than 200 judges throughout the two-day competition.

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Table Talk Pies takes home two 2017 National Pie Championships Awards


Table Talk Pies isn’t just a Worcester favorite: The local pie company just took home two prizes in a national competition.

Table Talk was one of 22 bakeries that entered 470 pies in the Commercial Division of the 2017 American Pie Council National Pie Championships.

The American Pie Council calls itself “the leading authority on the nation’s most popular All-American treat.”

Table Talk was recognized in the Commercial Division for two pies: The 8-inch salted caramel apple and the 4-inch pecan.

The 23rd National Pie Championships took place on May 5 and 6 in Orlando.

There were 26 flavor categories in the Commercial Division, including apple, chocolate cream, citrus, peanut butter, berry, best new product and a chicken pot pie in the savory category, according to the American Pie Council.

“Pie is a simple, delicious piece of our nation’s heritage,” said Linda Hoskins, the executive director of the American Pie Council.

Table Talk produces 3.6 million pies a week and employs more than 300 people between its Canal District production plant in Worcester and a Shrewsbury location. Earlier this year, it opened its first retail store in more than 20 years.

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Chocolate chip cookie pie? A sneak peek behind Table Talk Pie’s ‘secret’ flavors in testing

By Michelle Williams |

More than 80 years after the company was founded, Worcester-based Table Talk Pies is expanding. On the heels of a new factory in Shrewsbury, the company is moving forward with a new plant in South Worcester and is opening its first retail store in more than 20 years. The company now produces more than 3 million pies a week.

But will they add new pie flavors?

Company President and third-generation owner Harry Kukkinis said the company is constantly testing new potential flavors with its own internal research and development.

During a recent visit to the company, MassLive got a sneak peek at two possibilities in the works: A chocolate chip cookie pie — labeled “The Tollhouse Formula” and a chocolate pecan pie.

Don’t expect to see either on the grocery store shelf too soon. Table Talk is still in the early stages of testing these flavors, which Kukkinis said were suggested by customers.

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