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Chocolaty goodness: Lindt buys candy maker Russell Stover

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ZURICH - Switzerland's Lindt & Spruengli has agreed to buy U.S. candy maker Russell Stover in a billion-dollar deal that makes it the third-biggest chocolate maker in the United States behind Hershey and Mars.
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Lindt did not disclose the price of the deal that will give it the family-owned firm whose pralines were made famous by the movie "Forrest Gump" - and with it, access to U.S.

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