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

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

Posted: Updated:
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.

 

  • Top StoriesTop StoriesMore>>

  • Clemson Foam Technology Could Detect Banned Weapons

    Clemson Foam Technology Could Detect Banned Weapons

    Thursday, July 31 2014 5:10 PM EDT2014-07-31 21:10:17 GMT
     Clemson Technology Could Help Monitor For Banned Weapons Clemson Technology Could Help Monitor For Banned Weapons
    New technology under development at Clemson University could help inspectors determine whether nations have violated international treaties by allowing work with chemicals used in banned weapons.
    New technology under development at Clemson University could help inspectors determine whether nations have violated international treaties by allowing work with chemicals used in banned weapons.
  • Armed Robbery At Greenville Co. Pandora's Box, Suspect On The Run

    Armed Robbery At Greenville Co. Pandora's Box, Suspect On The Run

    Thursday, July 31 2014 4:22 PM EDT2014-07-31 20:22:46 GMT
    Authorities tell us they are looking for a black male standing around 5'6" tall, wearing a black jacket and black gloves. He may be armed with a handgun.
    Authorities tell us they are looking for a black male standing around 5'6" tall, wearing a black jacket and black gloves. He may be armed with a handgun.
  • Truck Hit Green Link Bus, Crashes Into Building, Flees Scene

    Truck Hit Green Link Bus, Crashes Into Building, Flees Scene

    Thursday, July 31 2014 1:31 PM EDT2014-07-31 17:31:51 GMT
    Troopers say debris was apparently on the hood of the truck when the suspect fled and most of it fell off into the roadway.Troopers say debris was apparently on the hood of the truck when the suspect fled and most of it fell off into the roadway.
    The Highway Patrol is investigating an accident in Powdersville after a truck hit a Green Link bus on Highway 153, wrecked into a building, and then the truck driver fled the scene.
    The Highway Patrol is investigating an accident in Powdersville after a truck hit a Green Link bus on Highway 153, wrecked into a building, and then the truck driver fled the scene.
Powered by WorldNow

250 International Dr.
Spartanburg, S.C. 29303

Telephone: 864.576.7777
Fax: 864.587.5430
Email: webmaster@wspa.com

Can't find something?
Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Media General Communications Holdings, LLC. A Media General Company.