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Would job costing or process costing be used for gummy bears produced at the US Haribo manufacturing plant?

Haribo has manufactured gummy bears since 1920. Those bears are currently made in 16 plants around the world. Starting in late 2022 or early 2023, those gummy bears will also be made in the US when Haribo finishes construction on its new plant in Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin. Worldwide, about 100 million gummy bears are made […]

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Would job order costing or process costing be used by the Smarties Candy Company?

Smarties come in six flavors: white (orange crème), yellow (pineapple), pink (cherry), green (strawberry), purple (grape), and orange (orange). Smarties are gluten free and vegan and have 25 calories per roll of 15 candies. The main ingredient in Smarties is dextrose, a form of sugar. The Smarties Candy Company, founded in 1949, makes its Smarties […]

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