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Empire Bakery in Rocky Mount cut the ribbon this morning on an expansion that will create 75 new jobs. The 10 million dollar-plus investment includes 32,000 square feet of new space and renovations to 12,000 more,  plus 2.3 million dollars in new equipment. The company currently employs 185 people and produces ready-made cakes, cookies and desserts for Kroger and its affiliated divisions nationwide. Empire moved from Roanoke to Rocky Mount in 2010.H-R Recruiter Anthony Johnson says he has about 30 people left to hire: