Wednesday, September 3, 2014

Blue Bunny to close St. George plant

The Blue Bunny ice cream plant in the Fort Pierce Industrial Park in St. George soon will be closing its doors. In a one-paragraph statement, Wells Enterprises, Inc., the parent company of Blue Bunny, said the decision will enable the company to "optimize its existing capacity in Le Mars, Iowa." The transition will be phased in over several months, with the plant expected to be completely closed by the end of the year. The move will impact approximately 100 workers. The Spectrum