WINN-DIXIE SELLS PLANT TO SCHREIBER FOODS

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Winn-Dixie here has agreed to sell the assets of its Deep South Products plant located in Gainesville, Ga., to Schreiber Foods, Green Bay, Wis. eiber employees, Winn-Dixie said."As Schreiber Foods' first production facility in the Southeast, the Deep South acquisition is an important strategic platform for the company's future," said Larry Ferguson, president and chief executive

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Winn-Dixie here has agreed to sell the assets of its Deep South Products plant located in Gainesville, Ga., to Schreiber Foods, Green Bay, Wis.

eiber employees, Winn-Dixie said.

"As Schreiber Foods' first production facility in the Southeast, the Deep South acquisition is an important strategic platform for the company's future," said Larry Ferguson, president and chief executive officer, Schreiber. "It enhances our ability to serve customers throughout the southeastern U.S. and Caribbean."

Al Rowland, CEO, Winn-Dixie, said, "We see this as a win for both companies and the Deep South associates."