Australian food company Burns Philp has announced that it is to close its bakeries in Mackay and Toowoomba in the state of Queensland and another in Moe, Victoria.

Since its takeover of Goodman Fielder, Burns Philp has announced plans to close eight bakeries by the end of May, including the three closures announced today.

The bakeries were acquired by Burns Philp through its merger with Goodman Fielder.