Ricola AG engages in the production and sale of herb drops, chewing gums, and tea blends worldwide. Its products are used to prevent coughs, colds, hoarseness, and sore throats. Ricola AG was formerly known as Confiseriefabrik Richterich & Co. The company was founded in 1930 and is based in Laufen, Switzerland. It has subsidiary locations in Europe, Asia, and the United States.