Haribo to invest US$31m in boosting UK manufacturing capabilities

UK – German confectionery company Haribo is investing £22 million (US$31.05 million) to enhance technologies and production capabilities at its manufacturing facility in Castleford, West Yorkshire. Haribo says the investment will be used to enhance technologies at the purpose-built UK site and deliver additional capacity, greater efficiencies and reduced costs. In addition, Haribo plans to use part of the finances to strengthen its product reformulation efforts, with sugar reduction as a key focus. The company has already launched a number of reduced-sugar products such as its Fruitilicious gum sweets and…

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Germany’s Haribo to build one of the largest confectionery production plants in the US

US – Haribo Group, one of the fastest growing confectionery brand in North America, has launched the construction of its first-ever manufacturing plant in the US. Based in Bonn, Germany HARIBO GmbH & Co. KG, is a market leader for fruit gum and licorice products in Europe and has market share of about 60 percent in Germany. It makes over 200 other chewy sweets, including fruit gum products, licorice, marshmallow candies, chewing gum, and so-called Kaubonbons–chewy candy with the texture of gum that dissolves in the mouth. The company plans…

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