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.

History

1917

The company Mikroverk is founded.


1946

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


1950

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


1987

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


1992

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


2003

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


2004

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


2009

Aasted-Mikroverk acquires Danish Food Technology producing bakery ovens.


2010

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


2011

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


2013

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


2016

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


2016

Piet Tæstensen becomes Managing Director.


2017

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


2017

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


2019

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.


2019

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




Corporate Social Responsibility report 2018


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 report aims to ensure that we live up to the demands and expectations that we, legislation and our shareholders place on us.


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