A century of Odense Marcipan

'Its quality has created its reputation, and its reputation has drawn in its customers'. These are the words of the founder of Odense Marcipanfabrik, Laurits Thobo-Carlsen, and they have been the guideline for the business for a century.


Odense Marcipan is now the world’s leading manufacturer of marzipan and marzipan-related products, and it is the leading Scandinavian brand.

More than 170 varietiesThe company manufactures more than 170 different varieties of marzipan for different uses in bakeries, catering and grocery markets, and the products are widely used by many cake and confectionery manufacturers.

A comprehensive range of nougats, chocolate, chocolate coatings, chocolate decoration, nougat and chocolate sauces, nut products and various baking and confectionery products.

ItalyAt the beginning of the 18th century, bakers made their marzipan themselves, and its quality varied widely. There was a need for the industrially-produced marzipan that maintained a high quality as provided by Odense Marcipanfabrik.

In addition to manufacturing in Odense C., Odense Marcipan also has state-of-the-art facilities at its subsidiary Natural Food in Coseano in Italy, and produces frozen quality cakes at Bæch’s Conditori at Hobro in Denmark.