Lindt & Sprüngli Group’s business model once again proved to be very successful in the financial year 2022. Increasing consumer footfall in our own shops and in travel retail, as well as improvements in the supply chain in North America, were the drivers of increased profitability. This led to Group sales of CHF 4.97 billion and an EBIT margin of 15.0%. The global bestseller Lindor remains the most important product line.
Lindt & Sprüngli reports strong sales growth
Lindt & Sprüngli achieved a very encouraging organic growth of 10.8% in 2022 which was once again a very challenging financial year. This equates to growth of 8.4% in Swiss francs, meaning that the company almost met the sales threshold of CHF 5 billion. All geographical regions contributed to the growth, in particular the countries in the “Rest of the World” and “North America” regions, which recorded increases of 16.6% and 15.7%, respectively.
Lindt & Sprüngli Group decided to exit the Russian market
Following its announcement on March 9, 2022, the Lindt & Sprüngli Group decided to exit the Russian market. We will support our employees in Russia and act in accordance with local regulations.
Lindt & Sprüngli: Double-digit sales growth and new buyback program of CHF 1 billion
The Lindt & Sprüngli Group reports very strong results for the first half-year 2022, with double-digit sales growth of 12.3% to CHF 1.99 billion driven by a strong performance of all three regions.
Change in Group Management of Lindt & Sprüngli
Chocoladefabriken Lindt & Sprüngli AG announces the date of the CEO change. As already communicated in March 2022, Dr. Dieter Weisskopf is handing over his position as Group CEO to Dr. Adalbert Lechner. The handover will take place on October 1, 2022. At the same time, the company announces the appointment of the new Group Management member as of September 1, 2022.
Lindt & Sprüngli completes buyback of own shares and participation certificates
Chocoladefabriken Lindt & Sprüngli AG completed its buyback program, which started on June 1, 2021, ahead of schudule on June 21, 2022.
Lindt & Sprüngli publishes 2021 Sustainability Report and adds cocoa butter to its Farming Program
Lindt & Sprüngli publishes its 12th Sustainability Report: Lindt & Sprüngli made further progress towards its goal to source all cocoa through sustainability programs and presents highlights from the year 2021 regarding its commitment for a better tomorrow.
Ghirardelli Chocolate Company Unveils a Reimagined Flagship Chocolate Experience Store in San Francisco
San Francisco Mayor London Breed Kicked Off Ribbon Cutting Ceremony on May 20th - Highlights Include a Fully Redesigned Interior, Hand-Made Hot Fudge, and the World’s Largest Pick & Mix of Ghirardelli Squares.
Annual General Meeting Chocoladefabriken Lindt & Sprüngli AG: All proposals approved
The shareholders of Chocoladefabriken Lindt & Sprüngli AG approved all proposals of the Board of Directors at the 124th Annual General Meeting...
Change in Group Management and Board of Directors of Lindt & Sprüngli
Chocoladefabriken Lindt & Sprüngli AG announces that Dr. Dieter Weisskopf, will step down from his current position as Group Chief Executive Officer towards the end of the year due to retirement. At the same time, the Board of Directors has appointed Dr. Adalbert Lechner, CEO of the German subsidiary and member of the Group Management, as the new Group CEO...
Lindt & Sprüngli temporarily suspends the business activities in Russia
We have re-evaluated our business activities in Russia and decided to temporarily close our shops with immediate effect and suspend all of our deliveries to Russia...
Lindt & Sprüngli significantly increases sales and profitability
The Lindt & Sprüngli Group remains on track for continued success and looks back on a very positive financial year 2021. Market share increases in all key markets, combined with high levels of profitability, contributed to growth...