Borden Dairy Plant in Baker shutting down

BAKER, LA (WAFB) - A long time staple in the Baker community is closing its doors for good. It is leaving about 40 employees looking for work.

The Borden Dairy Plant on Plank Road, formerly Dairy Fresh, will be shutting down operations within 60 days.

A company spokesman told 9News the move is part of a consolidation effort by the company and current operations will be moved to the company's Lafayette facility.

The spokesman said employees were notified Tuesday and will be offered a severance package.

WAFB's Nick Foley will have more on this story tonight on 9News at 10.

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