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SEMI-ANNUAL SALES 2015 14.07.2015

  • Organic sales growth of the Lindt & Sprüngli Group, excl. Russell Stover +9.4%
  • Growth of the Lindt & Sprüngli Group in local currencies, incl. Russell Stover +24.9%
  • Group sales increases in CHF by +17.4% to CHF 1.409 billion (incl. Russell Stover)
  • Market share gains in all strategically important markets
  • Integration of Russell Stover, largest acquisition in the company’s history, on track
  • Medium to long-term objectives for organic sales growth confirmed for the full year

Kilchberg, July 14, 2015 – The Lindt & Sprüngli strategy, implemented over a decade ago, is paying off in a challenging environment. In the first half-year of 2015, Lindt & Sprüngli succeeded in achieving above-average organic sales growth of +9.4%. Despite slowing and, in some cases,  stagnating chocolate markets and record-high prices for raw materials, as well as an extremely strong Swiss franc, this result again confirms the success of our long-term strategy. The solid growth of the group comes from the European core markets, North America as well as from emerging markets, and translates into further market share gains. In North America, the company continues to grow double digits and reinforces an already strong leading position with the integration of last year’s acquisition, the chocolate company Russell Stover. Including Russell Stover’s share in sales, now consolidated for the first six months of 2015, growth in local currencies is up by +24.9%. This ongoing success confirms that Lindt & Sprüngli continues to be one of the most successful premium chocolate producers in the world.

Global Retail

The expansion of the worldwide distribution of LINDT products is probably one of the company’s most outstanding achievements in the past two decades: when the current management team took over the reins in the early 1990s, there were numerous gaps on the global map. The aim of the geographical expansion of the Group was to...

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