The Owner of Hovis, Premier Foods has announced plans to close its distribution site in Plymouth. The closure is part of wider plans to cut 900 jobs to revive the struggling bread business and is expceted to take place sometime next year.
- The biggest impact will be felt in Birmingham, with 511 jobs lost
- Operations at Greenford in west London will end with 196 jobs lost
- Distribution sites at Plymouth and Mendlesham in Suffolk will also close with 95 jobs lost
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