Bimbo Bakeries USA, a division of Mexican bakery giant Grupo Bimbo, has said that it plans to stop production at its Dallas Oroweat bakery.

Some of the plant’s 158 employees are expected to be transferred to other Bimbo operations, with the remainder set to receive severance packages. The company said production would be transferred to other Bimbo plants in the US.

Last year Bimbo closed a Mrs Baird’s bakery facility in Dallas, a move which affected 150 employees. Bimbo employs more than 7,600 people in the US.

Bimbo acquired the Dallas Oroweat plant when it purchased Toronto-based George Weston’s western US assets in early 2002.

Meanwhile, Bimbo’s US unit also announced that its had recently eliminated 50 positions in the company.

How well do you really know your competitors?

Access the most comprehensive Company Profiles on the market, powered by GlobalData. Save hours of research. Gain competitive edge.

Company Profile – free sample

Thank you!

Your download email will arrive shortly

Not ready to buy yet? Download a free sample

We are confident about the unique quality of our Company Profiles. However, we want you to make the most beneficial decision for your business, so we offer a free sample that you can download by submitting the below form

By GlobalData
Visit our Privacy Policy for more information about our services, how we may use, process and share your personal data, including information of your rights in respect of your personal data and how you can unsubscribe from future marketing communications. Our services are intended for corporate subscribers and you warrant that the email address submitted is your corporate email address.

“The operations in the US are on solid footing, but these are moves that the company feels it needs to make in order to meet its goals and deal with rising costs,” David Margulies, a spokesman for Bimbo Bakeries USA, was quoted by Dow Jones International News as saying.