From Laufen to the rest of the world

Our family company has been based in Laufen for generations. Despite our humble origins, we have a global presence and are always working to adapt our product range to meet the desires of consumers in various countries. We are active across four continents through our distribution partners and subsidiaries.


  • Active in the international market since the 1960s

  • 90% of all products are exported

  • Ricola products are exported to more than 45 countries

  • Ten subsidiaries worldwide

  • Strongest markets: USA, Germany, France, Italy, and Switzerland

From the world to Ricola

In 2022, we received products such as tins, bags, isomalt, glucose, produced by our suppliers who sourced raw materials from all over the world.

Origins of Raw Materials Sourced by Our Suppliers

Top Suppliers in 2022

In 2022, more than 80% of our purchased goods came from the following suppliers.



Beneo Palatinit GmbH (Germany) Isomalt (Sugar)
Bischofszell Nahrungsmittel AG (Switzerland) Fruit Concentrates
Cargill (USA) Glucose, Isomalt, Stevia
Celloclair AG (Switzerland) Oriented Polypropylene (OPP) Foil
CFS Cellpack Packaging (France) Twist Paper
Citribel (Belgium) Citric Acid
Claro fair trade AG (Switzerland) Honey
Elanders GmbH (Germany) Z-Click Boxes, Trays
Hoffmann Neopac AG (Switzerland)  Cans
Model AG (Switzerland) Cardboard
Paninkret Chem.-Pharm. (Germany) Echinacea
RATTPACK Flexibles GmbH (Austria) Bags
Schweizer Zucker AG (Switzerland) Sugar
SÜDPACK Europe AG (Switzerland) Bags
Tastepoint by IFF (Israel) Aromas, Extracts, Oils
TEREOS FRANCE (France) Sugar, Glucose Syrup
TREYER Holzverarbeitungs GmbH (Germany) Pallets 
Varipack AG (Switzerland) Twist Paper

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