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The Lindt & Sprüngli History

It all started in a small pastry shop on Marktgasse in Zurich's old town in 1845. Confectioner David Sprüngli-Schwarz and his 29 year old son Rudolf Sprüngli-Ammann, who also trained to be a confectioner, dared to do something new: they decided to make chocolate. In particular and in keeping with the new fashion that came from Italy –solid bars - just like François-Louis Cailler in Vevey and Philippe Suchard in Neuchâtel had already done.

 

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