Ghirardelli Chocolate Company is a division of the Swiss confectioner Lindt and Sprungli in United States of America. The company has its headquarters in San Leandro, California, United States of America. The company was founded in the year 1852 and is named after the Italian chocolatier Domenico Ghirardelli. The Ghirardelli Chocolate Company is the second oldest chocolate company after Bakers chocolate. The company is well known for its milk chocolate, and verities in it. Some of the other products include cacao dark chocolate, peppermint flavor in milk and dark chocolate. Peanut butter, caramel, almonds are added as filling in chocolates.