Flowers acquires General Mills bread mix plant

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THOMASVILLE, GA. — Flowers Foods, Inc. has acquired the Cedar Rapids, Iowa, bread mix plant of Minneapolis-based General Mills, Inc. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

General Mills, which also operates a much larger cereal plant in southwest Cedar Rapids, acquired the plant in 2001 when it purchased Pillsbury from Diageo P.L.C.

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