Gummy Bear Company to Build Manufacturing Facility in Pleasant Prairie

HARIBO, the German-based confectionary has selected Kenosha County as the site of its first manufacturing facility in North America.

The HARIBO project is expected to be completed in 2020 in Pleasant Prairie.

It is a $242 million investment.

According to Governor Walker, the project will create at least 400 job.

“On behalf of the state, I want to thank HARIBO for its decision to establish its North American manufacturing operations in Kenosha County, and I applaud the company for its commitment to Wisconsin,” Governor Walker said.

“HARIBO has already been in the process of selecting a location for a first manufacturing facility in the USA for several years. In an elaborate process, we have examined many different sites. We are very excited to announce this important decision today,” said Rick LaBerge, chief operating officer of HARIBO of America Inc.

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