Swiss chocolate manufacturer winds down business in Russia

17.08.2022,12:07


August 17, Fineko/abc.az. The Swiss chocolate and confectionery manufacturer Lindt & Sprüngli has announced its exit from the Russian market.

ABC.AZ reports that a corresponding statement was published on the company's website.

After announcing the closure of all branded boutiques and an online store, the company said it would continue to support Russian employees.
Russia’s Ministry of Agriculture has already reacted to the decision of the Swiss company. In the Telegram channel, the ministries said that the products of the Lindt & Sprüngli group of companies account for a small share in the high price segment of the Russian market. And domestic producers are ready to buy it.