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Premier Foods to Close Hovis Bakery

Premier Foods to Close Hovis Bakery
February 17
12:48 2012

Premier Foods is to close its bakery at Eastleigh in Hampshire with the loss of 82 jobs. The bakery is the smallest of twelve sites in the UK producing Hovis bread.

The decision is part of Premier’s ongoing efforts to improve the utilisation and cost effectiveness of its Hovis supply chain. The bakery at Eastleigh is due to cease production no later than mid-June. However, the Hovis distribution centre also based at Eastleigh, which employs 90 staff, will not be affected by the closure.

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