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Russell Stover Chocolates is one of the most beloved brands of chocolates in North America. We have been handcrafting our confections in small batches since 1923, and we have proudly called Kansas City home since 1932.

Out Of The Box
And Into The Bag:

Russell Stover Launches Everyday Line Of Chocolates Featuring Beloved Classics And New Snackable Treats
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About Us

Russell Stover Chocolates includes Russell Stover, Whitman's and Pangburn's brands, and is part of the Lindt & Spr√ľngli family of companies.

Russell Stover Chocolates is the largest producer of boxed chocolates in the United States. The company began in 1923, when Clara and Russell Stover made candy in the kitchen of their Denver bungalow home.

We're the category leader at Valentine's Day, selling more heart-shaped gift boxes than any other candy company, and at Easter, more chocolate rabbits. We're also America's #1 manufacturer of boxed chocolates.

Experience Russell Stover at any of our 31 retail stores nationwide.

2300 factory employees create our chocolates at 4 factories located in Colorado, Kansas and Texas.

We have more than 2,000 products to meet customer demand for our confections.

Our products can be found in the seasonal, gifting and candy aisles of leading retailers throughout the United States and Canada.

Fun Facts

  • We make over 250 different chocolates.

  • We make about 900,000 candy pieces per hour. In a typical 20 hour day, we make 18,000,000 pieces.

  • We have 2300 workers who make these candies. This number is high to allow for our candy centers to be handcrafted.

  • In 1954, we produced 11 million pounds of candy per year. Today, we produce 90 million pounds of candies per year.

  • When Forrest Gump delivered his famous "box of chocolates quote," he was holding a box of Russell Stover chocolates.