The company was founded in 1903. The company is named after its founder August Storck. In 1964, the company launched its famous chocolate brand Merci which led to increase in chocolate sales. August Storck KG is a confectionary company with a lot of its portfolio brands made of or with chocolate. It is more popular in Germany and is identified with German culture. It is headquartered in Berlin since 1989. Its Ohrdruf factory is its largest factory and mainly concentrates on Chocolate production.