FREEPORT, Maine, September 1, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Berenson Freeport Associates announced the grand opening and grand opening of the newly expanded Lindt Chocolate Factory, including new counter service at the Lindt Chocolate Bar.

“This new Lindt Chocolate Store and Lindt Chocolate Bar is a beacon for customers on Main Street in Freeport Village Station. The store’s beautiful new design reflects the unique passion and distinctive character of premium chocolate, created by Lindt Master Chocolatiers since 1845,” said Alfred R. Yebbaof Berenson Freeport Associates, owners of Freeport Village Station.

Representatives of Lindt & Sprüngli (UNITED STATES) Inc., whose head office is located in Stratham, NHwere joined by members of the Freeport business and tourism community for the inauguration ceremony.

“We are thrilled to announce the grand reopening of the Lindt Chocolate Shop at Freeport Village Station. Customers can discover an extraordinary assortment of Lindt chocolates and enjoy new offerings including Lindt Crema Gelata, artisan chocolate barks and a variety chocolate coffee drinks,” said Patrick DiggelmanVice President, Retail, E-Commerce, B2B at Lindt UNITED STATES. “The new and improved Lindt Chocolate Factory at Freeport Village Station is the only one in the United States to offer all of these treats under one roof.”

VIP guest Slugger, the Portland Sea Dogs’ Director of Crowd Entertainment and baseball’s hardest working mascot, made a special appearance to help cut the ribbon and officially bark the opening of the new Lindt Chocolate Store and the Lindt Chocolate Bar. “You have to taste it to believe it,” barked Slugger.

Freeport Village Station’s newly expanded range includes: Lindt Chocolate, LL Bean Outlet, Old Navy Outlet, Carter’s, Oshkosh B’Gosh, Famous Footwear Outlet, Brooks Brothers Factory Store, Francesca’s, Oakley Vault, Talbots Outlet, Coach Outlet, Sunglasses sun hut, Claire’s, AT&T, The Kitchen Store Outlet, Skechers (opening soon) and Freeport Market – a local makers market featuring unique, high-quality products from new and established makers. Please visit:

About Lindt & Sprüngli

Lindt & Sprüngli has been delighting the world with chocolate for over 175 years. The traditional Swiss company with its roots in Zürich is a world leader in the premium chocolate sector. Today, Lindt & Sprüngli produces quality chocolates in its 11 factories in Europe and the UNITED STATES. Its products are sold through 31 subsidiaries and regional offices, in approximately 500 of its own stores, as well as through a network of more than 100 independent distributors around the world. With more than 14,000 employees, the Lindt & Sprüngli Group achieved sales of CHF 4.59 billion in 2021.

SOURCE Berenson Freeport Associates