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Updated Mar 22, 2014

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2.6 14 reviews

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8% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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    The company that does not care

    Dsd (Former Employee) Chicago, IL (US)

    ProsThe people that I work with on a daily basics where good

    ConsUPER LEVEL MANAGEMENT DID NOT CARE ABOUT THE WORKER AT ALL

    Advice to Senior ManagementGIVE THE WORKER THE MONEY THAT IS THEIRS.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Great Brands but a confused management and difficult labor led to downfall

    Sales (Former Employee)

    ProsSupported efforts of HQ teams to try new things.
    Was not afraid of failure as long as program was well vetted and approved

    ConsRoute to market was difficult given union environment.
    Could not explore new opportunities with distribution due to union agreements

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    The last few months

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    ProsBest reasons: Opportunity to move up. The company insisted on freshness first which made for an overall better product

    ConsTrucks were old, computer handhelds were old and overall systems were outdated.

    Advice to Senior ManagementI wish you had been able to repair the relationship with the unions.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Had a good time working with co-workers. and mngmt.

    Sales Representative (Former Employee) Easton, PA (US)

    Prossteady work,management allways there to help.

    Consmost of the time we didn;t get the product we ordered.or it came a day late

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    Route Sales of baked goods

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    ProsThe salary was the best part of the job.In the long run it was probably one of the factors of going out of business.

    ConsLong hours and management never listened to driver suggestions to make things run smoothly.All the money spent on big wigs and nothing was ever fixed.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

     

    I really liked the job, It was a great product

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    ProsIt was a great product. I was sad to see it go.

    ConsPoor ownership. We gave back to keep the company afloat and in the end it still didn't help.

    Advice to Senior Managementno comment

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    mismanaged

    Loader (Former Employee) Seattle, WA (US)

    Prosgreat people to work with

    Consmanagement ran company into the ground

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Pride & Greed Comes Before The Fall

    Route Sales Representative (Former Employee)

    ProsLearned a great deal there.

    ConsThey closed their doors for good. Both management and the unions were fanatically at odds. Management dissipated countless opportunities to turn things around. In the end the misguided baker's union, led by a few old school union brass, brought the entire company down. It was a pity. The products were still great.

    Advice to Senior ManagementListen to your employees

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Getting worse every Day, What is corporate doiing, , trying to put us out of business!

    Route Sales (Current Employee) La Crosse, WI (US)

    ProsBenifits are good, if mgmt dosen't keep messing things up! The best product in the business!

    ConsSenior Mgmt is totally clueless, they have no idea what it tekes to get a route done or what the comprtition is really like. They have either not done our job or are too far removed from it

    Advice to Senior Managementwhy, we did that and they didn't listen! Thats one of the biggest problems!

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    Horrible

    Shift Supervisor (Current Employee) Alexandria, LA (US)

    ProsGreat people to work with

    ConsUnfair treatment to all by upper managment

    Advice to Senior ManagementLearn ways to help motivate employeess if you cant increase pay

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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