Flowers Foods completes acquisition of Lepage Bakeries

Flowers Foods, Inc. announced it has completed the acquisition of Lepage Bakeries, Inc. of Auburn, ME.

For fiscal 2011, Lepage had sales of $166 million from its three bakeries in New England. Lepage Bakeries is a best-in-class baking company with efficient operations, high-quality products, strong regional brands, a talented and experienced team and a solid distribution system serving retail and foodservice customers throughout the Northeast.

Flowers Foods expects to provide additional information about the acquisition during its second quarter earnings conference call on August 14, 2012.