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  1. Entry into another European market - Läderach opens in France

    Entry into another European market - Läderach opens in France
    Founded in 1962 in Glarus, Switzerland, premium chocolate retailer Läderach is opening its first store in France at 132 Rue de Rivoli in Paris. The store opened its doors on November 20 and has since been offering a select range of FrischSchoggi, pralinés & truffles, tartufi, popcorn, mini mousses and a vegan product line. The official opening ceremony took place on December 7 in the presence of the Swiss Ambassador to France, Roberto Balzaretti, as well as Johannes and Elias Läderach, CEO and Chief Creative Officer of the company.
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  2. Läderach: Ready for further growth

     Läderach: Ready for further growth
    Läderach, the manufacturer of premium chocolate from the canton of Glarus, has taken a major step towards further growth. The ground-breaking ceremony for the new production facility on Linth-Escher-Strasse in Bilten was attended by architects, contractors, and local politicians.
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  3. Termination of partnership

    Termination of partnership
    After an open exchange, the Zurich Film Festival and Läderach have jointly decided to end their partnership. The SRF documentary has stirred everyone up. 
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  4. Corporate Statement on the SRF DOK from 21st September 2023

    Corporate Statement on the SRF DOK from 21st September 2023
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  5. Awarded: Läderach "Best Managed Company 2023" in Switzerland

    Awarded: Läderach "Best Managed Company 2023" in Switzerland
    The manufacturer of premium chocolate from the canton of Glarus has been selected as one of the five "Best Managed Company 2023" in Switzerland by the consulting firm Deloitte, the Swiss Stock exchange SIX and Bank Julius Baer. 
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  6. New brand identity: Läderach launches pilot store in Sihlcity (Zurich)

    New brand identity: Läderach launches pilot store in Sihlcity (Zurich)
    New brand identity: Läderach launches pilot store in Sihlcity (Zurich) - Läderach is honing its brand positioning with a refreshed visual identity - Läderach will open a pilot store at the Sihlcity shopping mall in Zurich on February 28 - The new store concept will be thoroughly tested for a period of three months Bilten, February 28, 2023 – With a sharply honed identity and a new brand image, Läderach is positioning itself more clearly and making itself more relevant for its customers. The goal is to combine premium chocolate with an unmistakable Läderach customer experience.
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  7. Dominik Winkler becomes Head of Europe & Global Sales Management

    Dominik Winkler becomes Head of Europe & Global Sales Management
    Experienced retail expert joins from Mammut and becomes member of the Executive Board Previous positions at Bogner, Wolford, Villeroy & Boch and Escada Responsibilities adjusted - Europe, USA and Asia regions report directly to CEO Johannes Läderach
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  8. Läderach affected by cyber attack - Update 13 September 2022

    Läderach affected by cyber attack - Update 13 September 2022
    Bilten, September 13, 2022 –The Swiss chocolatier Läderach became the target of a cyber attack on 5 September. Immediately after the attack was detected, the emergency board established for such cases was deployed to verify the incident as well as to decide on further measures to contain the problem. The responsible authorities were informed immediately. We published a press release on 6 September Läderach
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  9. Läderach affected by cyber attack

    Läderach affected by cyber attack
    Bilten, September 6, 2022– Swiss chocolatier Läderach became the target of a cyber attack on September 5. Immediately after the attack was detected, the emergency board, which was established for such cases, was commissioned to verify the incident as well as to decide on further measures to contain the problem. The relevant authorities were informed immediately.
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  10. Making Something From Nothing: Nathanael

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  11. Läderach Successfully Passes on Leadership to the Next Generation

    Läderach Successfully Passes on Leadership to the Next Generation
    After the operational management of the company was passed on four years ago to the third generation, followed by the transfer of company shares two years later, the Swiss family company Läderach – Chocolatier Suisse completed its long-term generational transition in 2021. Ennenda, 22 December 2021 – During the annual general meeting on 16 December 2021, Jürg Läderach, who has managed the company as Chairman of the Board of Directors and, until 2018, as CEO, and his wife, Esther Läderach, who has served on the Board of Directors since 2001, did not stand for re-election. Both belong to the second generation, which successfully managed and further developed the globally active family company headquartered in the canton of Glarus in Switzerland.
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  12. Glarus 24: Positive balance after one year of House of Läderach in

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  13. UGOLINI: The family business that has perfectect

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  14. Experience Christmas anticipation with Läderach

    Experience Christmas anticipation with Läderach
    With each door a step towards the celebration of love – the magical pre-Christmas season will soon begin. Since anticipation is known to be the best joy, this year everything at Läderach is under the sign of the countdown to Christmas. Chocolate lovers can look forward to the finest chocolate treats in the glamorously decorated shop windows of the chocolate shops and in the online shop, which will sweeten the wait until Christmas Eve in style.
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  15. Fridolin: Läderach now also in China

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  16. Italy meets Switzerland: enjoy sweet moments with Läderach Tartufi

    Italy meets Switzerland: enjoy sweet moments with Läderach Tartufi
    Elegance, energy and lust for life. The new Tartufi from Läderach will make autumn sweeter – la dolce vita in chocolate form. These elegant mouthfuls are inspired by a Northern Italian classic, inviting you to consciously enjoy the moment whenever you have the chance. Each of the nine varieties stands for a special moment that connoisseurs will be transported to, such as freshness, elegance, strength or energy.
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  17. Glarus 24: House of Läderacha experience in Bilten nominated for

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  18. CP: Swiss-based Läderach premium chocolate continues global

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  19. Pure, honest and modern: Läderach reinterprets the chocolate bar

    Pure, honest and modern: Läderach reinterprets the chocolate bar
    It has a narrow shape with grooves, is wrapped by hand with fine paper and tastes as pure and intense of chocolate as a chocolate can taste: The Swiss family business Läderach presents its first chocolate in tablet form. For pure and honest chocolate enjoyment without chichi. The exclusive delicacies in a handy format will be available in three light varieties and three Grand Cru varieties from 11 May 2021 in Läderach chocolateries and in the online shop worldwide.
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  20. CP: Switzerland’s Läderach delivers key global growth

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  21. Luzerner Zeitung: Chocolate expansion in the USA - Läderach

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  22. Läderach chocolatier suisse to assume the leases for 34 stores in the United States

    Läderach chocolatier suisse to assume the leases for 34 stores in the United States
    On Valentine’s Day, February 14th 2021 Läderach – chocolatier suisse signed an asset purchase agreement allowing Läderach to assume the leases for 34 GODIVA locations across the United States. As a result of this transfer, Läderach will take over the leases of all of these 34 GODIVA locations. Although the parties have agreed to not disclose any other conditions of the agreement, Läderach will announce the locations of the 34 stores to open by the end of summer 2021, if not sooner.
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  23. Blick: Now Läderach also has its own chocolate museum

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  24. House of Läderach: Experience Swiss Chocolate Enjoyment Live

    House of Läderach: Experience Swiss Chocolate Enjoyment Live
    Great news for all chocoholics: now you can experience fresh, artisanal chocolate with all five senses as part of a tour of the new House of Läderach in Bilten, at the foot of the Glarus Alps. Starting on 13 November 2020, chocolate lovers can get a unique glimpse behind the scenes at the Swiss family-owned company and experience just what makes Läderach chocolate so fresh.
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  25. Läderach presents gourmet popcorn for connoisseurs

    Läderach presents gourmet popcorn for connoisseurs
    The crunchy gourmet snack for in between meals The Swiss chocolatier Läderach launches a unique trio of delights: crunchy popcorn with the finest chocolate in three tempting flavours. The popcorn convinces in its usual quality with high-quality raw materials, masterly craftsmanship and noticeable freshness.
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  26. Elias Läderach is the first swiss contestant to win the World Chocolate Masters!

    Elias Läderach is the first swiss contestant to win the World Chocolate Masters!
    Elias Läderach wins the World Chocolate Masters in Paris: the renowned world championship for the world’s 20 top chocolatiers. Apart from winning the whole tournament, Elias Läderach achieved first place in four out of seven categories: Chocolate Showpiece, Chocolate Snack to go, Chocolate Design and Chocolate Bonbon. His innovative interpretations of the Futropolis theme and his meticulously hand-crafted creations delighted the jury thanks to their perfect blend of a refined yet simple texture, intense taste and sustainability – both in the concept and in the recipe itself.
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  27. Läderach completes the generation change

    Läderach completes the generation change
    The third generation is taking over the operational reins at the Läderach family business in Glarus. Johannes Läderach (born 1986), the eldest son of entrepreneur Jürg Läderach, will be appointed CEO of the Läderach Group on 1 March 2018. Ralph Siegl, who has been Managing Director at the Swiss parent company for many years, is leaving the company to pursue a new career. He will continue to support the company in the background in an advisory capacity for a certain period of time.
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