Press Releases

  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. 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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