PLEASANT PRAIRIE, WI (WLIP)—The Pleasant Prairie Plan Commission approved final plans for phase one of the Haribo Gummy Candy Manufacturing Facility in the village. The more than 48-thousand square foot building will be constructed on 136-point-8 acres at the southwest corner of 120th Avenue and Wilmot Road. The three story production building will also have a warehouse and administrative offices.
There will also be an 87-thousand square foot warehouse connected by a 475 foot long passageway. Groundbreaking is scheduled for September. Once completed 385 full time employees are expected to work at the facility.
The commission also approved a three hundred thousand square foot Kroger fulfillment center with a thirty-thousand square foot office building to be built at 9091 88th Avenue. The building will support online ordering and delivery of grocery goods, creating 400 initial jobs.