Bright Blue to close Manchester cake factory

BRIGHT Blue Foods, the former cake division of food manufacturer the McCambridge Group, has proposed closing its Manchester factory with the loss of nearly all 60 jobs.

Bright Blue, which is owned by NBGI Private Equity, said the closure would allow it to make the most effective use of its "factory footprint".

The business currently operates from four primary manufacturing locations in the UK including the Jesse Oldfield bakery in Trafford Park, Manchester where 57 of the 60 jobs are expected to go.

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