General Mills to close facility in United Kingdom

09 February 20161 min reading
General Mills is closing its manufacturing facility in Berwick, United Kingdom in autumn of 2016. h_74_3 General Mills announced it has completed collective consultation on the proposed closure of its manufacturing facility in Berwick, United Kingdom with employee representatives and union officials and has made a decision to close the facility by the autumn of 2016. The Berwick facility which has been operated by General Mills since 2001 manufactures baking mixes, and refrigerated and frozen dough products. The company had announced a proposal to close the Berwick facility on October 29, 2015. The proposal was subject to consultation with employee representatives and union officials. That consultation process has closed and a decision was made to proceed with the proposal. The company will now begin the necessary phases to close the plant. The closure will impact approximately 265 positions. General Mills said it will provide severance and transition benefits to all affected employees.
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