PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – A popular Kosher bakery in the Rhawnhurst section of Philadelphia has closed abruptly.

Hesh’s Bakery, a landmark on Castor Avenue for more than 50 years, posted a message on its website notifying customers it has closed.

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“It is with a very sad and heavy heart to tell you that Hesh’s Bakery is now closed and will not be reopening. We thank you for your patronage. We will miss you.”

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The bakery was known for serving Kosher treats such as chocolate chip pound cake to the local Jewish community.

The owners have not revealed why they closed up shop.

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