​When Gourmet Foods International was looking for its first Midwest location, it selected Wisconsin so the company could reach the Milwaukee, Chicago and Minneapolis markets with ease.

Historic investment represents the largest food and beverage investment by an African-based company in U.S. history and the largest Ghanian foreign direct investment ever in Wisconsin.

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HARIBO has selected Kenosha County as the site of its first manufacturing facility in North America and attracting the company to Wisconsin aligns with WEDC’s proactive foreign direct investment strategy.

With sales reaching double-digit growth, and recognizing the value the potatoes were bringing shoppers, The Little Potato Company saw an opportunity in the U.S. market and decided to seize it in Wisconsin.

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