The German giant that originated the gummy bear will open its first North American candy factory in Pleasant Prairie, bringing hundreds of jobs and nearly a quarter-billion dollar investment to the rapidly growing border area, Gov. Scott Walker announced Thursday.
Haribo of Bonn, Germany, will invest $242 million in the plant and create 400 jobs there when the factory opens in 2020, the GOP governor said.
"These are well-paying jobs above market (salary) and they tend to offer a full
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