Employees and the public were told Tuesday that the Kellogg’s plant in London, Ont., will close by the end of 2014, resulting in the loss of more than 500 full-time jobs.
- The cuts are part of an overall restructuring by Kellogg’s to streamline their operations by 2018.
- Efforts will shift focus to expanding the Kellogg's cereal and snacks plant in Rayong, Thailand by 2015.Some consumers called for a boycott.
- The news comes just weeks after Heinz Canada announced it would be closing its century-old Leamington, Ont. plant, throwing 740 people out of work.