Tradition with a future: Ricola looks back on 80 years of company history. Read more about the Ricola success story.
In 1930, master baker Emil Richterich establishes a bakery and confectioners: Richterich & Compagnie Laufen.
Emil Richterich creates the Swiss original herb cough drop and Richterich & Co. Laufen is shortened to the catchy name Ricola.
The company begins to export its products and expands its distribution worldwide.
Ricola supports the cultivation of herbs in Switzerland and launches the practical pocket size boxes for sugar-free herb drops.
The company employs over 400 employees worldwide. Ricola products are available in more than 50 countries.