Russell Stover completes sale to Lindt comapny

An assortment of Russell Stover chocolates. |Courtesy of BrokenSphere/Wikimedia Commons
Russell Stover has been based in Kansas City for 91 years. |Courtesy of BrokenSphere/Wikimedia Commons

Kansas City’s iconic boxed chocolate company Russell Stover finalized its sale to Swiss chocolatier the Lindt & Sprüngli Group. The Lindt company is known for its Lindor chocolate balls and other premium chocolates.

The finalized deal means the Ward family is no longer involved with the company, although few details have emerged about the company’s new management structure. Lindt announced the details of the sale in July.

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