Kellogg said that the Columbus plant will start “winding down” next spring and officially close by the end of 2015. The company said that current Georgia employees are welcome to apply to other jobs at its Rome and Atlanta plants.
“We are very mindful of the impact these changes will have – particularly to our employees, and we will help those who are impacted through their transitions,” Kellogg spokesperson Kris Charles said in statement.
K stock is down close to 0.5% Tuesday afternoon.
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