Lindt Smacks Down Nestle With Russell Stover Acquisition

Lindt Smacks Down Nestle With Russell Stover Acquisition

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Faith Durand
Jul 21, 2014
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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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