Our Values

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For us, every person is unique and valuable. Regardless of skin color, gender, heritage, age, religious conviction, sexual orientation, their way of life, their abilities or possible limitations. This is also reflected in our approximately 1,300 employees from over 50 nations, with a wide variety of religious affiliations and lifestyles. What unites us is tolerance, respect and freedom of opinion. They are always at the heart of everything we do.
And, of course, the love for fresh Swiss chocolate made from the best raw materials.

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Inclusiveness & Freedom of Expression

At Läderach, Inclusiveness and Freedom of Expression is written in capital letters. For us, all people are equal and have the same rights – regardless of ethnic and cultural origin and religious or sexual orientation. Every day we are in contact with the most diverse people. Everyone has their own views, opinions and philosophies of life. And we show the same appreciation and openness to all these people. It does not matter whether the views and opinions are in line with our own or not.
“The hearty welcome here at Läderach fills me with a strong sense of belonging and respect. I believe in my colleagues and our fresh chocolate!”
Jeannie Chan
Director of Finance, North America
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Mutual Respect

When we respectfully discuss different opinions and views with each other, we give ourselves the opportunity to enrich the conversation, understand new perspectives, and grow as an organization, as a business, and as human beings. Our goal is learn from each other’s experiences, regardless of whether it’s feedback from store associates in Switzerland or from the many countries around the world where we now have Läderach operations.
“At Läderach, the quality and magic of our chocolate is at the forefront of what makes our family, and it is what drives us. We get to be part of a team that embodies our company’s values of mutual respect, diversity, and inclusiveness. We get to share our passions, challenges, and support each other daily, united through the lens of our brand's commitment to Freshness, Craftsmanship and Swissness.”
Kevin Carson
5th Avenue New York City, Store Manager

Diversity

Läderach is a lively, innovative company that thrives precisely because of the diversity of the people who strive on a daily basis to make it a successful business. We cherish our associates from diverse races, nationalities, ages, religions, and sexual orientations. More than half of our management team is female, and we work to promote equal opportunities in the workplace for all associates.
"What is important to us: Läderach is just as interested in a fair price as we are in our well-being as cocoa farmers."
Cocoa Farmer from Ghana

Transparency

Transparency is our focus in how we communicate as a company and how we source, produce and market our products of the highest and freshest quality. Whether internally or externally, we communicate openly about our actions and needs, and are also willing to accept our weaknesses – this is the only way we can learn from each other and evolve.

Pure Grand Cru Chocolate

Tablet Grand Cru Madagascar 64%

A real explosion of flavour, with citrus notes, red berries, honey and typical Madagascan cocoa.

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The pure taste in detail

This Grand Cru chocolate tablet made exclusively with cocoa from Madagascar and has a cocoa content of 64%. It has a deep brown colour and a silky sheen. Its fruity aroma of fresh limes and light, savory sweetness with a bright, pleasant bitterness lend this chocolate an alluring character. On the tongue, the chocolate releases a bouquet of flavours including citrus fruits, red berries, honey, and delicately roasted island cocoa. Rounded out by its extremely fine texture, the Grand Cru Madagascar 64% chocolate tablet is truly a delight.

Pure Milk Chocolate

Tablet Milk

A strong cocoa flavour with the taste of fresh Swiss milk, light caramel and a hint of vanilla.

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The pure taste in detail

A warm, reddish-brown colour, this milk chocolate’s rich scent, fine texture and lasting finish makes it truly a delight. The prominent flavour of selected, lightly roasted cocoa beans is supported by a harmonious composition of fresh Swiss milk, delicate caramel, and a subtle note of vanilla. The combination of these high-quality ingredients is the secret behind our creamy, classic Läderach milk chocolate.

Pure White Chocolate

Tablet White

A combination of fresh Swiss milk and cream with delicious vanilla and a touch of caramel.

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The pure taste in detail

This creamy white chocolate is characterised by its ivory colour and delicate aromas of milk, cream, and vanilla. The high proportion of top-quality Swiss milk and creamy cocoa butter harmonise together to create a subtle sweetness. It has a soft, velvety mouthfeel, a well-rounded note of vanilla, and a hint of caramel in the finish.

Pure Blond Chocolate

Tablet Blond Caramel

A rich and nutty caramel aroma and flavour.

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The pure taste in detail

The tablet Blond Caramel has a unique golden colour and a glossy sheen that make it stand out. The chocolate features rich, nutty aromas of caramel and toffee, making it popular with chocolate lovers of all ages. It is characterized by its smooth, glossy surface, velvety, melt-in-your-mouth texture, and lingering toasted sugar finish.

Pure Grand Cru Chocolate

Tablet Grand Cru Ecuador 70%

A bouquet of cocoa, black tea, hibiscus and rose – a truly unique experience.

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The pure taste in detail

This Grand Cru Ecuador chocolate bar is made exclusively with cocoa from northern Ecuador and contains 70% cocoa. With a rich, dark brown colour and a glossy sheen, the chocolate is characterised by a luscious, floral bouquet paired with a mild sweetness, toasty notes, and the unmistakable flavour of natural vanilla. The nuances of earthy cocoa, black tea, hibiscus, and rose are sure to delight your taste-buds. The chocolate initially has a smooth, velvety mouthfeel, coupled with a lasting chocolatey finish that lingers deliciously on the palate.

Pure Grand Cru Chocolate

Tablet Grand Cru Trinidad 80%

A truly tantalising and balanced blend of tobacco notes, red berries and flowery flavours.

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The pure taste in detail

The cocoa used in this Grand Cru chocolate tablet comes exclusively from Trinidad. With 80% cocoa, it has the highest proportion of cocoa and is the darkest chocolate in our line of chocolate tablets. It has a full-bodied, deeply-roasted cocoa flavour and a dark brown colour. This “tropical” variety features rich roasted aromas and notes of tobacco that are balanced out by a hint of red berries and complex fruity and floral nuances. The chocolate tablet is rounded out by a pleasant, drier finish.