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The Cheesecake Factory Inc. to Build $74 Million Bakery Facility in Indiana

Oct. 26, 2023
New plant in Charlestown, Ind., will be the company’s third bakery production facility and will serve its own restaurants as well as retail and foodservice customers.

The Cheesecake Factory Inc. has announced it will build its third bakery production facility in Charlestown, Ind., where it has acquired 37 acres for development. The plant will produce The Cheesecake Factory’s cheesecakes and bakery products for its own restaurants as well as other foodservice wholesalers, retailers and distributors.

According to local news reports, the company will invest $74 million into the site. Once the bakery and distribution facility is open, it is expected to provide more than 200 jobs to the local community. The Cheesecake Factory opened its first bakery 51 years ago, some six years before it opened its first restaurant.

About the Author

Andy Hanacek | Senior Editor

Andy Hanacek has covered meat, poultry, bakery and snack foods as a B2B editor for nearly 20 years, and has toured hundreds of processing plants and food companies, sharing stories of innovation and technological advancement throughout the food supply chain. In 2018, he won a Folio:Eddie Award for his unique "From the Editor's Desk" video blogs, and he has brought home additional awards from Folio and ASBPE over the years. In addition, Hanacek led the Meat Industry Hall of Fame for several years and was vice president of communications for We R Food Safety, a food safety software and consulting company.

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