LA CROSSE, Wis. — Kwik Trip is
planning to make a $300 million capital investment to support its
convenience store chain.
Plans by the La Crosse-based retailer include a $113 million bakery
plant, expanding its dairy manufacturing facility, kitchen
operations and transportation fleet. The investment is expected to
create more than 300 jobs in the La Crosse area over the next five
Construction of the new bakery is expected to be completed by late
fall of 2018.
Gov. Scott Walker's office says the Wisconsin Economic Development
Corporation has authorized up to $21 million in state income tax
credits over the next five years for the expansion.
Kwik Trip owns and operates more than 600 retail convenience stores
in Wisconsin, Minnesota and Iowa. The company is building 56 new
stores this year, including 36 in Wisconsin.