What do the letters J.G. in the company name stand for?
These letters are the initials of Niederegger’s founder, Johann Georg.
When was Niederegger founded?
Niederegger was founded in 1806, at a time of economic strife, as Lübeck had just been occupied by the French.
What is meant by 100% raw marzipan quality?
100% raw marzipan quality means that marzipan with a sugar content corresponding to that of raw marzipan has been used, i.e. no extra sugar has been added over and above the 35% normally contained in raw marzipan.
What is Niederegger marzipan?
Niederegger marzipan consists of 100% raw marzipan mixture and 0% added sugar.
The raw Lübecker marzipan mixture and other types of marzipan contain sugar, and further sugar is often added in the manufacturing process. Although NIEDEREGGER raw marzipan mixture contains the legally prescribed amount of sugar, no extra sugar is added in the marzipan manufacturing process.
What does Niederegger marzipan consist of?
The ingredients are aromatic premium-quality almonds, sugar and a little in-house secret (formerly rosewater). Depending on the variety, we also add chocolate, fine butter, cream, natural aromas, fresh pistachio kernels and natural fruit pulp.
What is Lübecker marzipan?
Lübecker marzipan consists of 70% raw marzipan mixture to 30% sugar and hence conforms with what is commonly known in Germany as “Edelmarzipan” (luxury marzipan).
What is “Edelmarzipan” (luxury marzipan)?
“Edelmarzipan” also consists of 70% raw marzipan mixture to 30% sugar.
What is “Lübecker Edelmarzipan” (Lübecker luxury marzipan)?
“Lübecker Edelmarzipan” consists of 90% raw marzipan mixture to 10% sugar.