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General Mills to Close Yogurt Plant in California

General Mills Plant

General Mills Inc. announced that it will close its yogurt manufacturing facility in Carson, Calif., as part of a new restructuring program approved earlier last week. Established in 1979, the Carson facility produces General Mills yogurt products such as Yoplait and Mountain High Yogurt and distributes them to major retail …

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McLane Opens New Grocery Distribution Center in Ocala

McLane distribution Center

McLane Company, Inc., announced the opening of a new grocery distribution center in the Ocala International Commerce Center. The 400,000 square foot facility will house 165,000 square feet of dry grocery, nearly 200,000 square feet of perishables and 35,000 square feet of office and support space. The first shipment arrived …

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UNFI Plans to Consolidate Distribution Center Network


UNFI announced plans to optimize its distribution center network in the Pacific Northwest. It will consolidate five distribution centers into a new 1.2 million square foot facility in Centralia, Washington and a newly expanded facility of 800,000 square feet in Ridgefield. The company has entered into an agreement with a …

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Sysco to Acquire Waugh Foods, Inc.

Sysco Waugh Foods

Sysco Corporation announced it has agreed to acquire Waugh Foods, Inc., an Illinois broadline distributor that’s been in business 70 years and with approximately $40 million in annual sales. Waugh Foods Inc. is based in East Peoria, Illinois. Joseph A. Waugh, Sr. founded Waugh Frozen Food Company in 1948, and …

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