About Aasted ApS

A worldwide market leading manufacturer of production solutions within the chocolate, bakery, and confectionery industries.

Aasted is a Danish consolidated and family-owned company that has always been driven by a passion for innovation and pushing the boundaries. Currently, CEO Piet Tæstensen continues to lead Aasted towards new heights by offering the best quality and continuous innovation. Quality and innovation are upheld by the strong merger with A.E Nielsen in 2010, which enabled the company to deliver a complete range of products to its valued customers.

Aasted supplies complete processing lines, machinery and equipment for the chocolate, bakery and confectionery industries around the world. At Aasted the mission for success does not stop at the product. We strive towards excelling at aftersales and services, to provide our customers with flexible and tailor-made solutions adaptable to any requirement. Regardless of our customers’ geographic location, we will guarantee fast and efficient service anytime, anywhere.



The company Mikroverk is founded.


Dr. techn. Kaj Aasted invents the world’s first patented continuous chocolate plate temperer.


World’s largest chocolate moulding line is created with a 1000 mm belt width.


Aasted acquires Mikroverk, and the company Aasted-Mikroverk is founded.


FrozenCone, world’s first patented cold pressing method producing perfect edged chocolate articles is invented.


Aasted-Mikroverk initiates the production of machinery to the bakery industry.


The Alice™ invented, an innovative extruder and depositor for the bakery and confectionery industry.


Aasted-Mikroverk acquires Danish Food Technology producing bakery ovens.


Aasted-Mikroverk and A.E. Nielsen merge and mark a new era of the company named Aasted.


Aasted goes green with a revolutionary patented energy saving tempering machine, the SuperNova Energy.


Aasted introduces the patented Energy Enrober increasing the energy saving machinery assortment.


The SuperNova Orbit is introduced. Next generation aeration and crystallization unit.


Piet Tæstensen becomes Managing Director.


We are celebrating our 100 year anniversary by releasing several new machines and this website!


Aasted strategically decides to pursue the bakery market. Now providing complete solutions for chocolate, confectionery and bakery industries.


A North American office is opened. The new location serves as an office, place for spare parts, local service department and is dealing with all of North America sales.


A revolution in tempering! StellaNova - unsurpassed quality in chocolate tempering with a brand new method of separating cooling and shearing processes.

Corporate Social Responsibility reports

As a 100-year-old company, we are aware of our responsibility towards the society that we operate in. We view our corporate responsibility as part of our business foundation, values and strategy. We always strive to run our business concerning both social and environmental concerns. Our CSR reports aims to ensure that we live up to the demands and expectations that we, legislation and our shareholders place on us.

Download Aasted CSR reports here
  • Aasted CR Report 2022
  • Aasted CR Report 2021
  • Aasted CSR Report 2020
  • Aasted CSR Report 2019
  • Aasted CSR Report 2018
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