Commenting on the proposals, Michael Clarke, Chief Executive Officer of Premier Foods said:
Having generated solid growth momentum in our Grocery Division, it is critical that we act to assure the long-term future of the Bread Division. By simplifying our cost base, we can increase focus on improving efficiency, quality and service levels to help grow our core Hovis business. We recognise the impact these actions will have for our employees at the sites affected. Decisions will not be taken lightly but they are necessary if we are to build a strong and successful future for the Bread Division and those who remain with our business
More top news
Bristol Rugby have announced the signings of young England prospects George Perkins and Ehize Ehizode for next season.
Thursday could be the warmest day of 2017 so far, with temperatures of 22C (72F) forecast, double the average for March.
Daniel Charles Smith, from Cornwall has been found guilty of dangerous driving at Truro Crown Court.