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Bay Valley Foods To Close Ayer, Massachusetts, Facility, And More…

Last updated on June 13th, 2024 at 05:08 pm

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Bay Valley Foods, a wholly-owned subsidiary of TreeHouse Foods, intends to close its Ayer, Massachusetts, facility. Production is expected to cease in the first quarter of 2017 with full closure of the facility expected in the third quarter of 2017. The Ayer facility has approximately 100 employees and primarily produces regionally branded and private label spoonable dressings. Company officials say the decision to close the facility is the result of ongoing manufacturing network analysis by the company to maintain competitive costs, service levels and product quality. Products produced at the Ayer facility will be moved to other manufacturing facilities within the company’s existing network…

Andrew Iacobucci
Andrew Iacobucci

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