Switzerland’s Lindt & Sprungli Expands US Distribution Capability
Stratham, NH – Swiss chocolatier Lindt & Sprungli have acquired a new 400,000 square foot warehouse, distribution center and retail store in Carlisle, Pennsylvania.
The new storage and distribution facility will allow the company to continue to produce at an increased capacity to meet growing consumer and market demand.
Announcement of the new facility closely follows the acompany’s announcement of a major, multi-million dollar expansion plan for manufacturing at the company’s US headquarters in Stratham, New Hampshire.
Over the coming months, the new facility will be updated to meet company needs and is expected to be operating as a warehouse and distribution center in early 2015.
Construction of the retail store will be part of the second phase of facility updates and is also expected to be open to consumers in early 2015.
With the acquisition of the new space in Carlisle, Lindt now operates three warehouse facilities throughout the US, including the storage and warehouse capabilities on the Stratham campus.
Founded in Switzerland nearly 170 years ago, Lindt & Sprungli markets premium chocolate products in more than 120 countries. The company operates eight production facilities in Europe and the US, and employs more than 9,000 workers worldwide.
Its US subsidiary, Lindt USA, operates more than 50 retail stores in the US and maintains wide distribution through extensive retail and wholesale channels.