ROSEMONT, ILL. — Gummi merchandise producer Haribo has opened its first manufacturing plant in North America. The five hundred,000-square-foot facility is situated in Nice Prairie, Wis., and is concentrated on manufacturing of Haribo Goldbears.
Whereas it’s Haribo’s first US plant, it’s the firm’s sixteenth international facility, supporting manufacturing of greater than 160 million Goldbears gummies day-after-day. The corporate was based in Bonn, Germany, in 1920 and right now is headquartered in Grafschaft, Germany.
Haribo mentioned the plant opening is a part of the primary section of a multi-phase venture that additionally consists of an administrative constructing and a warehouse. Future phases will embody the addition of recent know-how, capability and workers, Haribo mentioned.
Haribo first introduced its intent to construct in Wisconsin in March 2017.
“I began my profession with Haribo greater than 20 years in the past, and I’m so proud to be a part of the staff that made the dream of a US manufacturing facility come true,” mentioned Hakan Zor, chief manufacturing officer, Haribo of America. “Our associates labored tirelessly to make sure each step was taken with care, with the very best quality tools, know-how and elements in the marketplace. The Haribo model has limitless potential, and producing within the US is an thrilling subsequent chapter of our story.”