Blue Bunny hops toward expansion plan in Le Mars

LE MARS, Iowa — Wells Enterprises, maker of Blue Bunny ice cream, will expand its Le Mars facility, investing $19.3 million and adding 19 jobs.

Wells Enterprises, Inc. manufactures ice cream products under several brand names, including Blue Bunny, Bomb Pop and Sweet Freedom.

The company is planning to upgrade and modernize its existing south ice cream plant. The project will include a new multi-product production line, as well as a new building addition with additional hardening equipment.

The Iowa Economic Development Authority awarded the company tax benefits under the High Quality Jobs Program for the project

Source: Iowa Economic Development Authority

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