A longtime Owensboro bakery has announced it is closing. According to media partner 14News, Bimbo Bakeries is planning to close, putting 125 people out of work. The closure is set for September. Officials say the thrift store on the property will remain open. A statement from the company had comments from Bob Conners, Vice President, Region Operations for Bimbo Bakeries USA It said, “Making the decision to close a facility is never an easy one. After careful analysis and consideration, we determined it is most efficient to redistribute production to other bakeries in our system to better meet market demand.” The company is currently looking over severance and other resources that will be available to workers.
Photo: Bimbo USA web site