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Chocolate

Who invented chocolate?

The invention of chocolate as we know it today is a truly global tale. Many nations claim the credit for this delicious creation enjoyed all over the world. Switzerland certainly deserves it for making chocolate so irresistibly melt-in-the-mouth!

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29. January 2016
all over the globe

Pleasure all over the globe

Made in the Swiss Alpine region called Toggenburg – popular all over the world! In recent decades, the crisp Kägi specialities found their way not only to Switzerland’s neighbours, but also as far afield as the Middle East, Asia and the USA. Even Hollywood star Marilyn Monroe is said to have been a Kägi fan!

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14. August 2015
store chocolate

How to store chocolate

Chocolate is something of a prima donna: It doesn’t like too much sunshine, nor too much dampness – and takes deep offence if subjected to abrupt changes in temperature! :) In this blog article, we let you in on the secrets of how to store chocolate in order to enjoy the delicate, creamy Kägi häppiness moments as long as possible.

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31. July 2015
new design

Häppiness in a new design

At Kägi, we are all agreed: the inner qualities are what really count. But good contents also deserve an attractive packaging and with that in mind, the entire Kägi range is about to appear in a new, fresh design. In its new garb, the traditional recipe – tried and tested over many decades – tastes especially good :)

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18. May 2015
Evolution Toggi

80 years of creating häppiness

80 years have elapsed since the company's founder Otto Kägi settled with his children in the Swiss municipality of Lichtensteig in order to deliver his delicious wafers from here. His three sons, Otto, Eugene and Alfred built on this success and created the unique Kägi bar that brings moments of häppiness to countless people throughout the world – as well as here, in our factory.

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23. October 2014
Magazin Meinrad Meier

"Dispensing häppiness has been my stock in trade for 47 years"

Meinrad Meier (62) is the longest-serving employee at the Kägi factory. Sometimes he even takes his work home – his favourite is the hazelnut variety. It seems you just can't get enough häppiness.

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18. October 2014
Hanspeter Scherrer

"Our production processes have remained unchanged for 50 years – and we are proud of that"

Hanspeter Scherrer is a keeper of secrets by profession. He has worked as production manager at Kägi for 17 years. "Our secret is the chocolate", divulges the 49-year-old. Anyone can produce chocolate wafers. No company however puts as much effort and patience into the process as Kägi – and you can taste it. This is an interview about exquisite flavour – and an attempt to prize a secret from Hanspeter Scherrer.

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18. October 2014
Chiming

Chiming in with Toggenburg customs

Toggenburg is the region of Switzerland where Kägi is located, and every year, in early summer, the local farmers herd their cows and goats up to the lush alpine meadows. There fragrant mountain herbs await the cattle, making their milk particularly tasty. Toggenburg is one of the few regions of Switzerland where this tradition, known as the Alpfahrt or cattle drive, is still observed to this day according to ancestral customs.

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Autor: Anja, 20. June 2014
Meet our people

Meet our people

Many of you will be familiar with our popular Kägi Chocolate Wafer. But who are the people behind the product? Who makes, packages and markets these delicious chocolate-covered wafers? To help answer these questions, we've created a section on our website where six of our employees are presented to you at a time.

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10. June 2014
cows in Toggenburg

Swiss tradition with Kägi chocolate wafers

We’ve been making our wafer and biscuit specialities for you in Toggenburg region in the Swiss Alps since as far back as 1934. This means that we are firmly rooted in the Toggenburg, and to this day we remain faithful to our traditions. Indeed, with every bite of Kägi you’re getting a little a piece of Switzerland.

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Autor: René, 24. April 2014
Kaegi Strawberry mini

Limited Edition: Kägi Strawberry mini

Our innovation team at Kägi has been busy in recent months and created the new limited edition «Kägi Strawberry mini»!

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03. April 2014