If you drive through Route 66 in Tulsa, you’ll probably notice a big beige building on the north side of 11th Street with the name Bama Pies.
It is part of The Bama Companies. This well-produced video by the company shows how it expanded from its mom-and-pop roots to becoming a multinational corporation.
Even if you’re a longtime Tulsa resident, I learned quite a few new things about Bama, and you probably will, too.
It also shows how the growth of Bama is intertwined with another formerly mom-and-pop operation that became a corporate behemoth — McDonald’s.
(An image of one of Bama’s signs by Miles Smith via Flickr)