$10 million expansion at American Licorice • Northwest Indiana Business Magazine

$10 million expansion at American Licorice

LAPORTE – American Licorice, the maker of Red Vines candy, will invest $10 million to renovate its 285,000-square-foot plant in LaPorte.

When the project is finished in 2015, it will increase employment from 150 to 185. The project includes installation of a new licorice production line. To supply the plant with raw material, a new rail spur will be constructed.

The project is getting a $200,000 boost from the Indiana Economic Development Corp. through tax credits based on anticipated hiring.




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