Former Haribo headquarters in Kessenich, Bonn
|GmbH & Co. KG|
|Founded||December 12, 1920|
|Founder||Hans Riegel Sr.|
|Products||Gummy bears, gummy candy|
|Revenue||€ 1.7–2.0 billion|
Number of employees
Haribo is a German candy company founded in 1920 by Johannes "Hans" Riegel Sr. It started in Kessenich, Bonn, North Rhine-Westphalia. The name is an acronym formed from Hans Riegel, Bonn. This is the name of the founder and the place he founded the company. Haribo created the first gummy candy in 1922 in the form of little gummy bears called Gummibärchen. The current headquarters is in Grafschaft, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany.
Haribo's slogan in German is "Haribo macht Kinder froh – und Erwachsene ebenso" ("Haribo makes children happy – and adults as well").
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References[change | change source]
- "HARIBO history: from a backyard kitchen to a world market leader". Haribo.com. Haribo. Retrieved 20 June 2020.