About Us

In 2020, Lindt & Sprüngli celebrates its 175th anniversary. As a global leader in the premium chocolate sector, the company looks back on a long-standing tradition with its origins in Zurich, Switzerland. Today, quality chocolate products by Lindt & Sprüngli are made at 11 of its own production sites in Europe and the USA. They are distributed by 28 subsidiary companies and branch offices, in about 500 own stores, and also via a comprehensive network of more than 100 independent distributors around the globe. With over 14,600 employees, the Lindt & Sprüngli Group reported sales worth CHF 4.51 billion in 2019.

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Our Leadership Approach

Find information about our Corporate Governance: Get to know our Group Management members, the Board of Directors, download details pertaining to the Group Articles of Association or the Board Regulations.

Our Brands

Discover everything around the Lindt brand, and some of our most popular chocolate creations such as the LINDOR truffle and the Lindt GOLD BUNNY. Also, read more about the other brands that are part of the Lindt & Sprüngli family, such as Ghiradelli, Russell Stover, Caffarel and Hofbauer/Küfferle.

Oil painting of the new Chocolate Lindt & Sprüngli AG factory in Kilchberg, at the lake of Zurich

Our History

Learn all about the fascinating milestones in the history of Lindt & Sprüngli, and discover who Rodolphe Lindt was and why he was so influential regarding the development of chocolate into the product we know and love so much today!

Furthermore, discover the history of the first Lindt & Sprüngli factory in Kilchberg.

Our Global Store Network

The network of Lindt & Sprüngli's own stores offers visitors an exceptional global brand experience and is an important growth driver for the company. Read more about this success story.

The Lindt chocolate shop in Düsseldorf, Germany, with more than 20 bins filled with LINDOR truffles.
Woman carrying a basket full of ripe cocoa bean pods on her head

Our Foundations

The Lindt Chocolate Competence Foundation aims to safeguard Switzerland’s leading position as a chocolate manufacturing country and reinforce and expand Swiss chocolate expertise. The core project of the foundation is the Lindt Home of Chocolate.

The Lindt Cocoa Foundation has the declared purpose of working to achieve social and ecological sustainability in the cultivation, production and processing of cocoa and other raw materials used in chocolate production. Also, it supports the Lindt & Sprüngli Farming Programwith additional fundings.

Our Locations

Do you want to know where Lindt & Sprüngli can be found with regards to our global network of stores and our offices? Discover more!