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French company Bonduelle in talks to buy U.S. plant from Seneca Foods

Jan 22 (Reuters) - Bonduelle/Seneca Foods :

* Bonduelle Group has entered into discussions with the American company Seneca Foods Corporation to acquire its U.S. plant in Lebanon (Pennsylvania, USA).

* This plant, which is used for the packaging of frozen products, was built in 2008 and acquired by Seneca in 2010, has a capacity of 45,000 tons on 7 packaging lines in perfect working order, with a large storage capacity, and has 140 permanent collaborators.

* Acquisition, including industrial assets, frozen product stocks and the employees at the Lebanon industrial site, is expected to close in the coming weeks.