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Gallery: ACE Bakery Opens First U.S. Facility In Gaffney

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They hired 51 people to work there, producing up to 32 million baguettes each year. They hired 51 people to work there, producing up to 32 million baguettes each year.

A major company opened its first U.S. bakery in Cherokee County Tuesday.

A ribbon cutting was held for ACE Bakery in Gaffney, marking its official opening.

They hired 51 people to work there, producing up to 32 million baguettes each year.

The company says that's enough bread to reach from Gaffney to Paris, and then back to Gaffney.

The company says it is no in a position to continue supplying artisan baked bread to the retail and food service sectors throughout the country, with a focus on the East Coast.

"Thanks to the incredible support of our U.S. food service and retail clients, demand for ACE Bakery's bread has continued to grow at a remarkable rate across the country," said Lee Andrews, President, ACE Bakery. "With the new bakery in Cherokee County, we can now produce a wide variety of high-quality artisan breads closer to our American customers, improving our distribution and ability to service bread lovers across the U.S."

Tours and a luncheon were also held Tuesday.

 

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