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Popular Scarborough bakery to close after plaza is sold to developers [Video]

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TORONTO –A Scarborough favourite for over 40 years is now faced with permanent closure after learning that the property has been sold to developers.

The developers are planning to demolish the small plaza near Pharmacy and Finch avenues that holds Agincourt Bakery, as well as the only laundromat, walkable pharmacy and grocery store in the area.

Bakery owner Rocco Romagnuolo has mixed emotions.

“It’s very hard to digest, we never thought it would happen, this is the second and third generation in the store.”

His mother Dora chokes back tears as she thinks about what comes next, not only for her, but for the customers who have supported them for decades.

“It breaks my heart, we have such good customers. We gonna find another place, we gonna be okay.”

Olivia Correia has been a customer for over 30 years.

“It’s like family to me, they have the best of everything, fresh everyday, since I got married …

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