Our history

1852 Year of Maestrani's foundation

Aquilino Maestrani (1814-1880) founds his chocolate factory in Lucerne.

Aquilino Maestrani

1875 Move to St. Gallen

altes Gebäude von Maestrani

1936 Minor appears on the Swiss market

Minor chocolate bar with extra hazelnuts is launched. 

Produkt von Minor

1997 Takeover of Munz

Maestrani buys the Munz chocolate factory in Flawil and relocates the company headquarters from St. Gallen to Flawil.

Alte Produktionsfabrik von Munz

2022 Anniversary

Maestrani celebrates its 170th anniversary.

Maestrani Jubiläums Logo


The happiness factory of Munz and Minor: 
Maestrani is a modern chocolate manufacturer producing over 300 different products and welcoming more than 200,000 visitors a year to the Chocolarium, our World of Discovery.

Firmengebäude Maestrani