Penn Traffic Shutters Baking Division

Penn Traffic Co. yesterday said it would shutter its Penny Curtiss bakery operation, effective immediately, to focus on its core supermarket business.

SYRACUSE, N.Y. — Penn Traffic Co. here yesterday said it would shutter its Penny Curtiss bakery operation, effective immediately, to focus on its core supermarket business. The company said Penny Curtiss was contributing less than 4% of Penn Traffic’s annual revenues. In August, Penn Traffic reported that it had lost a significant contract to supply Aldi stores with fresh-based goods. About 160 employees will lose their jobs as a result of the closure, Penn Traffic said. Gregory Young, Penn T

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