Disney is looking to move production of Marble Pies to another facility in New Zealand
Disney is considering moving production of its Marble Piers bakery from the California factory where it is currently located in Santa Monica to a facility in the New Zealand capital of Wellington.
The company has been in discussions with local unions, and has been talking to its employees about the possibility of moving production to Wellington.
As of January 1, 2017, there were more than 200 workers at the factory in Santa Ana.
The move would bring the total number of Marble Pie workers in Santa Barbara County to more than 600, a significant increase from the nearly 800 workers who work at the plant in Santa Cruz, California.
The move would take about five years to complete.
“There are a lot of factors to consider in this process, including whether we would need to expand to a larger facility, what the timeline is for the transition, and the impact on our employees,” said John Larkin, executive vice president of operations at Disney Parks and Resorts.
In February, the company announced that it would be buying an additional 3,500 acres of land in Santa Maria, California, for $1.3 billion, bringing its total investment to over $4 billion.
There is no word on when the production of the Marble Pier in Santa Anna, California might move.
The Marble Pie bakery in Santa Rosa, California has been a fixture in Santa’s history.
The building was constructed in 1869, and was first opened in 1911.
The first Marble PIE was baked in 1929.
The bakery also opened in the late 1800s, and moved to its current location in 1980.
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