Spalding Bakery faces closure, with 405 jobs at risk, to 'meet customer expectations'
Just over 400 jobs look set to go at Spalding Bakery, its parent company has announced today.
Addo Food Group, whose Spalding site is located in Fulney Lane, has opened talks with its staff to shut the town-based bakery after nearly 40 years.
The changes will affect 405 workers at Spalding Bakery which specialises in the manufacturing of sausage rolls, pasties, pizza "pockets" and mini burgers.
Deborah Bolton, Addo's chief executive officer, said: "In order to maintain our market-leading position and meet customer expectations as efficiently as
possible, we need to optimise our manufacturing sites to enable a continued investment in quality, service, product and packaging innovation.
"This proposal will allow us to achieve this and whilst we fully understand the disappointment of this announcement for all of our employees, we are
committed to doing everything possible to support them over the coming weeks, especially those who would be directly affected."