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Lindt's new range of vegan chocolate bars. Pic: Lindt & Sprungli

Plant-based

Lindt expands its vegan chocolate portfolio

By Anthony Myers

Lindt has launched three new vegan chocolate bars in the UK and Canada, a year after it entered the free-from market with its HELLO collection.

Lindt-Sprüngli vegan range will be available in the UK from January 2022. Pic: Lindt-Sprüngli

Plant-based special edition

Lindt to release new vegan bars in UK

By Anthony Myers

Luxury Swiss chocolatier Lindt & Sprungli is entering the vegan fray with its Lindt Classic Recipe vegan milk chocolate bar, set to be launched early 2022.

Lindt is planning on a better Easter in 2021. Pic: Lindt & Sprüngli

Financial results

Lindt banking on ‘pent-up’ demand as net profits fall

By Anthony Myers

Swiss premium chocolate maker Lindt & Spruengli said it is aiming for 6-8% organic sales growth this year after the pandemic hits key areas of its business with net profit falling 37.5% to 320.1 million Swiss francs ($349.53 million) in 2020.

The Lindt Home of Chocolate is on course to open in September 2020. Pic: Lindt Chocolate Competence Foundation

Tourism

Lindt Home of Chocolate scheduled to open in September

By Anthony Myers

Lindt & Sprüngli has announced it is going ahead with the opening of its Lindt Home of Chocolate on 13 September at the company’s historic headquarters in Kilchberg, Switzerland.

Russell Stover is hosting its Great Bunny Hunt online this year. Pic: Russell Stover

Coronavirus

Russell Stover brings Easter joy with virtual hugs and Bunny Hunt

By Anthony Myers

Beginning today (Monday April 6), US candymaker Russell Stover is embracing the spirit of the Easter holiday’s beloved backyard hunts with the launch of The Great Bunny Hunt on Instagram to bring loved ones closer during the coronavirus lockdown.

Dr Jennifer Picenoni. Pic: Lindt & Sprüngli

In brief

Lindt announces changes to its Group Management team

By Anthony Myers

Swiss chocolatier and confectionery company Lindt & Sprüngli has announced that the Board of Directors has appointed Dr Jennifer Picenoni to join its Group Management as of January 2020, where her main roles will be group general counsel and corporate...

Andreas Pfluger. Pic: Lindt&Sprüngli

News in brief

Shock as Andreas Pfluger leaves Lindt

By Anthony Myers

Departure of integration head of Russell Stover comes as surprise, could a move to Hershey be on the cards for Lindt veteran?

Lindt's Asian markets grew 33.3% in sales last year. Pic: Lindt

Emerging markets

Lindt chocolate eyes Asia for market share gain

By Douglas Yu

Lindt is heading to the Tax Free World Association (TFWA) Asia Pacific Exhibition & Conference 2018 in Singapore this week with a range of customized chocolates for Asian travelers.