Russell Stover Candies

Russell Stover Chocolates
TypeSubsidiary[1]
IndustryChocolate confections
Founded1923; 98 years ago (1923)
Denver, Colorado, U.S.
FoundersRussell William Stover
Clara Stover
Headquarters,
U.S.
Number of locations
Manufacturing - Iola, Kansas; Abilene, Kansas; Corsicana, Texas
ProductsChocolate Confections
OwnerLindt & Sprüngli
ParentLindt & Sprüngli
SubsidiariesWhitman's and Pangburn's Chocolates
Websitewww.russellstover.com
Christian Kent Nelson, co-founder with Russell William Stover, of the "Eskimo Pie" ice cream bar, portrait from 1922
Russell Stover headquarters in Kansas City, Missouri

Russell Stover Chocolates, Inc., founded by Russell Stover, an American chemist and entrepreneur, and his wife Clara Stover in 1923, is an American supplier of candy, chocolate, and confections. The corporate headquarters are in Kansas City, Missouri.

In July 2014 the company was acquired by the Swiss chocolatier Lindt & Sprüngli for $1.6 billion.[2][3]

  1. ^ Smith, Aaron (July 14, 2014). "Lindt & Sprüngli to take over Russell Stover". CNNMoney.
  2. ^ Bray, Chad. "Swiss Chocolate Maker Lindt Will Buy Russell Stover Candies". DealBook. Retrieved 12 June 2017.
  3. ^ Davis, Mark (March 10, 2015). "Lindt & Sprüngli paid $1.6 billion for Russell Stover". The Kansas City Star. Retrieved August 21, 2021.

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