Selma's sweet tooth craves gummy bearsSelma's sweet tooth craves gummy bearshttps://www.recenter.tamu.edu/news/newstalk-texas/?Item=105302015-09-24T05:00:00Z2015-09-24T16:00:00Z

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​SELMA - A Mexican gummy-candy manufacturer has broken ground on a 25,000-sf plant at the Olympia Business Park near San Antonio.

And gummy bear manufacturing is expected to be up and running by 2016.

VIRC LLC is building a multimillion-dollar, medical-grade manufacturing plant following its purchase of five of the 17 acres in the business park at 9411 Corporate Dr. ​

Construction cost is estimated at $3 million.

Biltmore Construction's Jim Moore — the business park's original developer and the developer for the new facility — said that the company really only needed one or two acres, but because the site had everything on its checklist, it decided to snap it up.

Read more about this sweet story at the San Antonio Business Journal.

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