Candy giant Ferrero, maker of Crunch, 100 Grand and Raisinets, to build first U.S. chocolate factory in Bloomington

Nov 25, 2020 632

BY: ALEXIA ELEJALDE-RUIZ

The chocolate giant behind Nutella and Fannie May on Thursday announced plans to build a chocolate factory in Bloomington, Illinois, its first in North America.

New Jersey-based Ferrero North America, part of the Italian candy company Ferrero Group, said it will invest $75 million to expand its existing production facility in Bloomington, where it assembles Crunch and SnoCaps, to build a chocolate manufacturing center.

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SOURCE: https://www.chicagotribune.com

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