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Warburtons to Close Welsh Bakery

Warburtons to Close Welsh Bakery
September 24
09:56 2010

British baker Warburtons is to close its site in Newport, Wales with the loss of 114 jobs. Acquired by Warburtons in 2005, the plant produces about 450,000 loaves of bread a week.

However, Welsh baker Brace’s Bakery is considering bidding for the Newport site and has initiated talks with the Bakers’ Union and the Welsh Assembly Government as well as contacting Warburtons directly. Brace’s Bakery operates throughout Wales and the South West of England.

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