Chocoladefabriken Lindt & SprÃ¼ngli AG is a holding company, which engages in the development, manufacture, and sale of chocolate products. The firm offers products under the Lindt, Ghirardelli, Hofbauer, KÃ¼fferle, Caffarel, Russell Stover, and Whitman's. It operates through the Europe, NAFTA, and All Other segments. The Europe segment includes European companies and business units. The NAFTA segment consists of the firms in the United States of America, Canada, and Mexico. The All Other segments comprises of the entities in Australia, Japan, South Africa, Hong Kong, China, and Brazil as well as the business units distributors and duty-free. The company was founded by Rudolf SprÃ¼ngli-Ammann and David SprÃ¼ngli-Schwarz in 1845 and is headquartered in Kilchberg, Switzerland.