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Skittles brand drives Wrigley factory expansion

Skittles brand drives Wrigley factory expansion

CHICAGO — To help fuel surging sales for its Skittles candy brand, Wrigley has opened a state-of-the-art expansion to its factory in Yorkville, Ill. Wrigley said Tuesday that the Yorkville addition adds 145,000 square feet, a new Skittles line and 75 new jobs, which represents a 25% increase in the facility’s workforce. The company said

Wrigley plans new Skittles, Starburst offerings

Wrigley plans new Skittles, Starburst offerings

CHICAGO — Wm. Wrigley Jr. Co. is launching a Skittles limited edition and adding a gummy candy to its Starburst line. Wrigley said Wednesday that the special-edition Skittles America Mix is a “must-have for summer gatherings, road trips and more” and contains red, white and blue Skittles with strawberry, raspberry, blackberry, wild berry and “Yumberry”