Swiss chocolatier on verge of acquiring American Russell Stover

Chocolate 3By Lynn R. Mitchell

Chocolate is in the news today as two of my favorite chocolatiers are poised to merge in an acquisition that make it the third largest chocolate company in the world.

 

Lindt 1Lindt, maker of these velvety-chocolate tasting Lindor Truffles that melt in your mouth …

Chocolate 1… will acquire Russell Stover, maker of dark chocolate-covered Easter maple cream eggs …

Chocolate 2… and truffle Santas …

… for a cool $1.5 billion.

See Lindt in Talks to Buy Russell Stover Chocolates in the Wall Street Journal.

Read more about Lindt Chocolates and Russell Stover.

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