MELROSE PARK, Ill. (FNS) -- Jewel Food Stores, based here, has agreed to sell its bakery operations to North Baking Co., a unit of Evansville, Ind.-based Lewis Bakeries, for an undisclosed amount.
Under the agreement, North Baking would supply all 186 Jewel and Jewel-Osco stores, as well as the 33 freestanding Osco stores, with fresh bread and bakery products. Also under the agreement, North Baking would offer employment to Jewel staff currently working at the production bakery facility.
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