Ricola Swiss Herbal Drops

Ricola’s roots run deep in Laufen, North-West Switzerland, it has been their home for a long time. Felix Richterich (Chairman of the Board of Directors) represents the third generation to run the family company which was founded in 1930.

Emil Richterich spent much of his time researching the healing properties of herbs and experimenting with his own mixtures. The breakthrough came in 1940 with the invention of the blend of 13 herbs. Thus the Ricola original herb drop with its distinctive square shape was born. Emil Richterich’s virtually unchanged recipe still serves as the basis for all Ricola herb drops today.

Ricola embraces a sustainable approach when it comes to their thoughts and actions. For decades now, it has been the cornerstone of all their corporate management decisions. Their sustainability strategy rests on strong foundations.

Founded in 2010, the Ricola Foundation is a corporate foundation intended to support nature and cultural projects.