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Freihofer’s Geneva bakery permanently closes: Community frustrated at yet another loss

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The Freihofer’s Bakery Outlet in Geneva has been permanently closed by its parent company, Bimbo Bakeries USA.

This decision has sparked a wave of disappointment and concern among the local community, who relied on the outlet for affordable baked goods. The Geneva outlet, known for offering discounts on bread, snacks, and other items, was a staple for many, including those stocking up on essentials to support their families and community programs.


The closure has been felt deeply within the community, with residents lamenting the loss of a valuable resource that offered budget-friendly shopping options. However, Geneva wasn’t alone, with Freihofer outlets closing across the Finger Lakes and Central New York.

Feedback from the community touched on broader concerns about the diminishing number of affordable shopping options in Geneva, with many calling for the introduction of alternative grocery stores like Aldi to fill the gap left by Freihofer’s closure.

The sentiment across the responses was clear: the closure of Freihofer’s Bakery Outlet is a significant blow to a community already struggling with access to affordable necessities.