BROOKLYN PARK, Minn. — The Nestlé plant in Brooklyn Park is set to close, resulting in 56 layoffs.

Nestlé sent a letter to the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) on Monday, announcing the site closure.

Nestlé says the plant, a frozen storage and distribution operation, will close by Dec. 31, 2019. According to the letter, all employees at the facility will be impacted. 

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Layoffs will begin on Nov. 1, and may continue through Dec. 31, according to Nestlé. The affected employees are not represented by a union.

Nestlé says the number of layoffs could change and that they're providing the information to DEED out of "an abundance of caution."

Everyone who will be laid off has been notified, Nestlé says.

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