Officials of the Wrigley Company said Thursday they plan to invest $23.1 million at the facility on Jersey Pike.
The project will allow the company to add 54 jobs at average annual wages ranging from $48,900 to $69,000.
The project will require a company ivestment of $4.3 million in real property and $18.8 million in equipment.
Wrigley is a leader in confections with a wide range of product offerings including gum, mints, hard and chewy candies, lollipops and chocolate.
The firm is headquartered in Chicago.
It began operating in Chattanooga in 2005.