Originally Posted by Amnorix
It's hard to compete with workers who will work for peanuts (relatively speaking) a day. For baked goods, shipping time may be an important negative factor, but I dunno.
And unions killed this plant. If the unions had GTFO, the labor couldn't have been competitive with China, but it may have kept the company afloat and at least offset the difference enough to make it cheaper to operate here than build a new factory in china.