Big Bear Sells Bakery Operation
Stores here has sold its commercial bakery operation in order to invest more heavily in expanding its in-store bakery business.
The 77-store chain, a division of the Penn Traffic Co., Syracuse, N.Y., sold the business to Flowers Industries, a $1.2 billion food manufacturer based in Thomasville, Ga. Terms of the sale were not disclosed.
Big Bear officials said that for the immediate future, Flowers would continue to supply Big Bear s