McComb -- Hearthside Food Solutions, which employs 1,000 in McComb to manufacture cookies and baked goods, is for sale, Reuters reported. - Wind Point reportedly has asked Barclays to run an auction for Hearthside, hoping it can draw more than $1 billion.

McComb -- Hearthside Food Solutions, which employs 1,000 in McComb to manufacture cookies and baked goods, is for sale, Reuters reported. - Wind Point reportedly has asked Barclays to run an auction for Hearthside, hoping it can draw more than $1 billion.

Hearthside produces baked foods and snacks out of 20 factories in eight states, employing more than 7,500, its website reported.

The McComb cookie factory celebrated 50 years this year. Formerly Consolidated Biscuit, it was bought in 2010 by Hearthside Food Solutions.

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