Lindt Smacks Down Nestle With Russell Stover Acquisition

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Do you love your box 'o chocolates come Valentine's Day? That quintessential American chocolate box has a Swiss owner now, with the coming acquisition of Russell Stover by Lindt. This is a blow to Nestle, keeping them squarely in fourth place in the US chocolate market. (Hersheys and Mars still dominate.)

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Faith is the executive editor of The Kitchn and the author of three cookbooks. They include Bakeless Sweets (Spring 2013) as well as The Kitchn's first cookbook, which will be published in Fall 2014. She lives in Columbus, Ohio with her husband Mike.