Riegelein

The perfect answer for every season: Chocolate figures from Riegelein

Riegelein is one of the European market leaders in chocolate figures.
Riegelein is one of the European market leaders in chocolate figures.

Riegelein is one of Europe's market leaders for chocolate figurines. More than 750 different chocolate products form the core of the Riegelein range. No matter whether it’s Christmas, Easter, New Year's Eve, Valentine's Day, Mother's Day or Halloween - Riegelein offers the largest selection of seasonal chocolate items. Around 18,000 tons of chocolate per year are processed to the strictest quality standards to produce chocolate figures and chocolate confectionery gifts. We are convinced that to be a market leader we must not only follow but also set the trends.

This company is known far beyond Germany for its creativity and large variety of products. Riegelein German chocolate products are exported to over 50 different countries, including Austria, Switzerland, France, Scandinavia, Eastern Europe, the United States, Canada, Australia, South Africa and China. The proportion of exports currently stands at around 30 %. Of course, Riegelein always caters to the particular tastes of each country.

The company’s headquarters were established in Cadolzburg near Nuremberg in 1953. Today, it has 700 employees and at peak times up to 900 employees at its site in Cadolzburg, as well as at two other production facilities in Oderwitz / Saxony and in Jablonec, Czech Republic. In 1991, the traditional Saxon chocolate factory Bergland was integrated within the Riegelein Group under the name of Kathleen. This was followed in 1995 with the establishment of the Czech plant in Jablonec. In the same year, a sales subsidiary "Riegelein France" was established in France with headquarters in Paris.

Riegelein owes its leading market position to customer relationships based on a mutual spirit of trust, systematic niche marketing and continuous investments in product and process quality. This is reflected in a ten-fold increase in sales in the past 20 years. With their natural ingredients and delicate quality which melts on your tong, Riegelein chocolate products have been awarded numerous prizes both nationally and internationally.