Flowers Foods, a producer of packaged baked foods, will invest $25 million to expand and transform its Virginia bakery into an organic facility, creating 15 new jobs. The bakery, which the company has operated for more than 40 years, will serve the Mid-Atlantic U.S. market.

“This expansion represents a tremendous opportunity for us to meet the increasing demand for our Dave’s Killer Bread organic, Non-GMO Project Verified breads,” said Brad Alexander, chief operating officer of Flowers Foods, in a press release from the Virginia Economic Development Partnership. “We chose to convert our Lynchburg bakery for a number of reasons, including its geographic location, access to key interstate highways, and the partnership we have with local and state agencies. However, one of the more compelling reasons was the outstanding team of individuals we have at our bakery. We look forward to the successful completion of this project by late summer.”

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