Big job losses at two Leicestershire bakery firms

03 June, 2011

Breaking news - Leicestershire bakery Coombs Hampshires has gone under, with the loss of 120 jobs. The firm has reportedly closed all its 18 shops, and its Rushey Mead factory.

Meanwhile South Wigston based pie and pizza manufacturer RF Brookes has announced it is to shed 200 jobs, following the loss of contract with Marks & Spencer. The contract is to move to Melton Mowbray-based firm Samworth Brothers.

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