HARIBO of America


German Candy Maker Sweet on Illinois’ Workforce and Location

HARIBO of America, a world leader in candy manufacturing has chosen Illinois for its U.S. headquarters.

With a strong history in candy manufacturing and a workforce experienced in advanced manufacturing, choosing Chicago for the company’s new centralized U.S. location positions the company well for long-term growth.

The candy maker, best known for its golden gummy bears, currently employs 59 full time employees in the state and plans to nearly double their workforce by 2021.

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