Wisconsin delivered all the elements Ghana-based Niche Cocoa was seeking in its first North American manufacturing site.

“Taking into account proximity to customers, logistics, high-quality human capital and a business-friendly environment, Wisconsin was a great choice,” said Niche founder Edmund Poku.

The privately held global cocoa processing company chose to locate its facility in the Milwaukee suburb of Franklin. Its project marks the largest food and beverage investment by an African-based company in U.S. history.

Click here to read the full article.