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Breaking On 6: Pepperidge Farm Bakery In Aiken To Close; Eliminate 115 Jobs

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Pepperidge Farm will close its bakery in Aiken in an effort to consolidate the company's resources, according to a press release.

The Aiken facility has been open since 1976 and will close in phases.  The first phase will begin in September.  Company officials said they plan to have the plant completely closed by March 2014.

The production of the bread that is made at the Aiken bakery will be moved to a bakery in Lakeland, FL.  And company officials said affected employees will be getting severance packages.

 

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