Kellogg idles Memphis cereal plant

by Eric Schroeder
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MEMPHIS, TENN. — The Kellogg Co. has idled a cereal plant in Memphis, the same facility at which the Battle Creek, Mich.-based company earlier this year announced a round of layoffs.

“It is not uncommon for our manufacturing facilities to experience fluctuation in production schedules, and as a result, our Memphis plant currently is experiencing some down time,” said Kris Charles, a spokesperson for Kellogg. “Currently, we expect the plant will be down for about three weeks.”

Ms. Charles said Kellogg makes a variety of cereals at the Memphis plant, including Apple Jacks and Froot Loops.

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By Geraldine Martin 12/16/2013 5:18:28 PM
no, this is typical in this area, closed shop. BS that is all I have to say but what goes around comes around. The corporate money bags think they will always be up there. Better watch it ..

By will call 10/17/2013 4:38:02 PM
kelloggs is going to strike over labor issues