MILWAUKEE – Conagra Brands Inc. filed a notice with the state of Wisconsin indicating it will close its Sandwich Bros. plant in Milwaukee effective April 2. The company said 190 jobs will be eliminated.
Conagra said the reason for the closure is to improve efficiencies and effectiveness within its supply chain.
Sandwich Bros. plant, which was previously owned by Kangaroo Brands Inc., was purchased by Conagra in Feb. 2018 for $87 million. The operations produced breakfast and entrée flatbread sandwiches.
According to its website, sandwiches feature whole eggs, Jones sausage, 100% Angus beef, all-white chicken, and real American cheese. It also uses local meat and cheese from Wisconsin.