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What do the letters J.G. in Niederegger's company name stand for?
The letters stand for Johann Georg, the first names of the Niederegger founder.
When was Niederegger founded?
Niederegger was founded in 1806 during an economically difficult period because Lübeck was occupied by the French at that time.
Is there a Marzipan Museum?
In 1999, the Marzipan Salon was opened as a museum in Niedereggers headquarters, at Breiten Straße 89, on the second floor.
What can visitors see there?
The Marzipan Salon takes the visitor on a long journey through time tracing the almond specialitys centuries of history, from its oriental beginnings to its arrival in the Hanseatic city on the Trave. Added to that are the twelve life-size personalities of famous marzipan fans from all eras.
What does 100% marzipan paste quality mean?
100% marzipan paste quality means that one uses marzipan with a sugar content of the raw paste, i.e., no sugar is added in excess of the usual 35% for the raw paste.
What is Niederegger marzipan?
Niederegger marzipan is made from 100% raw paste with 0% sugar.
What does the Niederegger raw marzipan paste consist of?
The ingredients are Mediterranean almonds, sugar and a small secret (rosewater in times past). Added to that, depending on the kind of marzipan, are select chocolates, fine butter, cream, natural aromas, fresh pistachios and natural fruit pulp.
What is Lübeck marzipan?
Lübeck marzipan is made from 70% raw paste with 30% sugar and thus corresponds to the common designation in Germany "fine marzipan".
What is fine marzipan?
Fine marzipan is also made from 70% raw paste with 30% sugar.
What is Lübeck fine marzipan?
Lübeck fine marzipan is made from 90% raw paste with 10% sugar.
What is Niederegger's daily production?
Each day, as much as 30,000 kg of select marzipan is shaped, decorated or covered in chocolate, packaged and dispatched from the roughly 25,000 m2 production and storage space with its 70-metre long form lanes.