What is the secret of our soothing herb drops? Take a secret Swiss herb mixture, plenty of skill and immense passion. Since the invention of the Swiss original herb cough drop using mountain herbs, Ricola has produced fine quality herb drops with great passion and skill. Still to this day, all Ricola herb drops have one thing in common: The Ricola herb mixture - soothing for the mouth and throat.
- Cough due to a cold or inhaled irritants
- Occasional minor irritation and pain due to sore throat or sore mouth
Ricola is one of the most modern and innovative manufacturers of herb cough drops in the world. Ricola exports nearly 30 different ranges of herb drops and teas to over 50 countries. The family-run company has its headquarters in Laufen, near Basel, Switzerland. Subsidiary companies are located in Italy, the UK, Asia and the USA. Founded in 1930 by Emil Richterich, the company is still under family ownership. Executive board president and third generation family member Felix Richterich directs the fortunes of the company today. This is why Ricola values high quality basic ingredients, in particular the herbs, which are cultivated in the Swiss mountains using organic farming methods.
Ricola is also committed to economically, socially and ecologically sustainable company management. As a major employer of over 400 employees it takes its corporate responsibilities seriously. Traditional values of a family-run enterprise coupled with Swiss quality and a passion for innovation define the success of the Ricola global brand. Incidentally, the name Ricola is an abbreviation of the company’s original name Richterich & Co., Laufen.