World leading manufacturer

Odense Marcipan is a world leading manufacturer of marzipan and marzipan-related products. The company is represented on all markets where marzipan is used, and ODENSE is the largest brand in the Scandinavian countries. ODENSE products are available on the bakery, food service and retail markets, and the products are widely used in the food industry by many leading cake- and confectionery manufacturers.


Founded in 1909

Ever since the foundation in 1909, Odense Marcipan has focused on producing high quality marzipan products. 

The company’s range of products has expanded over time, and today Odense Marcipan stands for quality and inspiration for those tempting moments. Read more about our history here.

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Tempting products

Odense Marcipan manufactures more than 170 different types of marzipan, all adapted to a variety of different recipes, markets and customers. Odense Marcipan is one of the few manufactures to use original Italian millstones, which give the marzipan a good, coarse texture that brings out the flavour of the almonds. Moreover, the company also has a wide range of nougat, chocolate, couverture sauces, nut products and various baking and confectionery ingredients including a range of icing products.

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Export other countries

  • Export to 25 countries
  • The wide range of different marzipan and marzipan related products is specially adapted to a variety of different markets and customers
  • The main markets in Europe are Germany, England, France, Italy and Austria, but we also export to the Far East, USA and Australia
  • Sales through distributors, importers or Orkla subsidiary companies

Link to foreign partners

USA - Andre Prost, Inc. 
Austalia - F. Mayers Imports

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History and values

Read about our mission, vision and values ​​and about our history. You can also read about the inventing of marzipan.


Norwegian ownership

Odense Marcipan has since 1991 been owned by Norwegian Orkla.

Orkla is the leading branded consumer goods company in the Nordic and Baltic regions. The products are sold in over 100 countries.

Orkla consists of the five business areas;

  • Orkla Foods
  • Orkla Confectionery & Snacks
  • Orkla Care
  • Orkla Food Ingredients
  • Orkla Consumer & Financial Investments

Odense Marcipan is a part of Orkla Food Ingredients.

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Odense Marcipan is a part of ODENSE Group.

The ODENSE Group consists of 4 companies: