Cakes and Cookies

German cookies and cakes owe their extraordinary flavor to the combination of premium ingredients, traditional recipes, and careful production by family-owned businesses. Plus, German Christmas specialties and seasonal goodies such as Stollen and Lebkuchen enjoy great popularity all around the globe.The following cookies, cakes and mixes are available within North America. All listed products have been carefully screened by German Foods North America, and we can recommend them as perfect additions to your meals. Please email us with questions.

Bahlsen — Founded over 125 years ago in Hannover, this cookie company is today the largest family-owned biscuit producer in the world. Inventors of the famous Leipniz cookie, an hommage to 18th century philosopher and mathematician Gottfried von Leipniz. (Lower Saxony)
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Coppenrath — Europe's largest producer of frozen desserts, many based on traditional recipes and made freezer friendly. Made with high quality ingredients, and produced with care to sustainability and environmentally friendly processes. (Lower-Saxony)
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Destrooper — Founded in 1886, Destropper is the leading and most recognized Belgium/Dutch waffle brand. Their waffles are made with 100% natural ingredients, and traditionally go well with tea and coffee. (Belgium)
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Dr. Quendt — Opened in 1876 as an elite royal bakery in Dresden, serving the King of Saxony. After WWII, they added Russian Bread to their offerings, and in 1994 they begin to make original Dresdner Christmas Stollen and the unique chocolate Domino squares. These three are the best known products of this brand. (Saxony)
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Finn Crisp — Launched in 1952, during the Helsinki Summer Olympic games, these crispy and nutritious breads can easily be stored and remain delicious for months. (Finland)
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Gille — A famous Swedish cookie brand, established in the 1960's with great variety of shortbread and oat cookies. Owned today by Continental Bakeries. (Sweden)
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Hans Freitag — A venerable, family-owned, high quality cookie producer with a highly successful cookie-in-bag assortment that's in demand all over the world. Uses only the best ingredients from a small and excellent range of suppliers. All natural, no preservatives, or genetically modified ingredients. (Lower Saxony)
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Jacobsens — Fantastic quality cookies in decorative tins, sold under the Tivoli and Jacobsen brand names. The company is known for innovative, environmentally friendly and sustainable sourcing and production methods. (Denmark)
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Kanjers — Even in the Netherlands, waffle lovers go crazy about this brand. Operating for 20 years, their products are made with onlythe best ingredients. (Netherlands)
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Koelln — The brand with an iconic blue package is synonymous with healthy oatmeal cereals. It's the "Quaker Oats" of Germany, just with a much longer (200 year) history of processing raw oats into breakfast cereals. Koelln oats are famous for melting on the tongue. (Lower Saxony)
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Kras — Founded during the Austrian-Hungarian Empire in 1911, this Hungarian manufacturer was one of the first to develop commercially produced breads, biscuits and wafers. Still a well-known brand in Hungary. (Hungary)
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Kuchenmeister — Established in 1884, this is one of Germany's last remaining "fine bakers" with great quality of cake making. Ther alcohol-infused, ready-to-eat cakes are uiqta delight. Clean label quality ingredients. (North Rhine-Westphalia)
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Lambertz — One of Germany's leading cookie companies, based in Aachen, and reportedly founded in 1688. Known for a wide variety of Christmas cookies, from Aachner Printen, to gingerbread, marzipan squares, and stollen. Also supply everyday, all natural cookies. (North Rhine-Westphalia)
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Loacker — Founded and still located in South Tyrolia, this company is practically German. Although their cream-filled wafers are their lead product, the 90 year-old business still operates a patisserie and specialist confectionery in the old small town of Bozen. (Italy)
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Manner — One of Austria's most famous brands, known for those delicious cream-filled waffle sandwichesin pink packaging, that go well with tea and melt on the tongue. with the pink packaging. (Austria)
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Meli — Producer of irresistible Belgian waffles doused in natural honey. (Belgium)
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Quickbury — A brand from the Northern German baker Jesn Schleicher GmbH. Offers breads, cookies and sugar free products. (Schleswig-Holstein)
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Schluender — A family owned company for 540 years which originally produced farm bread for the local people. Known for little cakes and Stollen at Christmas time, they were already exporting to the States by the 1950's. Also known for liquor cakes with a long shelf life. (North Rhine-Westphalia)
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Seitenbacher — A leader and pioneer of organic, natural, gluten-free, vegan and vegetarian products in Germany , Seitenbacher is based in the Odenwald between Heidelberg and Frankfurt. Widely known for their best-selling muesli cereals, sourced and made from local grains. (Baden Wuerttemberg)
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Swiss Delice — Created in 1998 as umbrella brand by the Migros Group to bring together all of the best cookie products from Switzerland. Made using only dairy produced directly in Switzerland. (Switzerland)
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Tekrum — A former supplier to the royal court of Wuerttemberg based in Ravensburg; today, part of the Griesson de Beukelaer Group. Pattissier Theodor Krumm was known for exquisite pastries like Coconut Macaroon, Florentines, Bee Sting cake, and almond crescents, and some of these fine food products are still available in Germany. (Baden-Württemberg)
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Verweij — A Belgium/Dutch waffle producer whose product features a warm cinnamon sugar syrup filling. (Netherlands)
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