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Newton Bakery Tour

See Flowers’ Newton team bake wholesome breads & rolls!
Flowers Foods currently operates 49 bakeries in 18 states, serving approximately 83% of the U.S. population. Flowers Baking Co. of Newton is one of four bakeries Flowers operates in North Carolina.
Newton Bakery Stats
Size
215,000 square feet
Production lines:
Two--one bread line, one bun line
Capacity:
Three million pounds of breads and buns a week
Speed:
60,000 buns per hour; 10,000 loaves of bread per hour
Products:
Nature’s Own breads and buns, Betsy Ross, Mary Jane, and Bunny breads, and foodservice hamburger and hotdog buns
 
Bread Fun Facts
If laid end-to-
end, the bread
made by the
Newton bakery
in one year
would stretch
18,000 miles --
about three-fourths of the distance around the Earth.
If laid end-to-end, the twist ties used by the Newton bakery in one year would reach from Newton, NC to Los Angeles and back--over 5,000 miles.
ties used by the Newton bakery in one year would reach from Newton, N.C. to Los Angeles and back--over
5,000 miles.
The Newton bakery
produced more than
125 million
pounds
of breads
and buns in 2012.
That equals the
weight of more than
28 NASA Space
Shuttles
!
 
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