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The Nuremberg Lebkuchen have a Nuremberg company to thank for their good reputation all over the world: Lebkuchen-Schmidt, the world's oldest mail-order company for Gingerbread and pastry specialities. For more than 90 years, the spicy delights have been sent on their way there.
Putting our heart into it!

That is the motto of Lebkuchen-Schmidt and a daily promise of all employees when it comes to producing the finest specialities for you.

Our employees work with great passion on a vision that drives them: The perfect enjoyment. Thus, active quality assurance, constant optimisation of each step in the process and constant taste control are part of our daily work. To achieve this, we rely on long-standing employees with a wealth of experience. These enable us to successfully offer innovations for our customers in addition to well-known product highlights and classics.
Simply unique!

State-of-the-art production facilities and traditional recipes ensure unique quality and consistent flavour of our products.

Experienced employees and strict quality assurance at every stage of production ensure the taste experience for which Lebkuchen-Schmidt is renowned. Even before production begins, we lay the foundations for good flavour. Through decades of experience, we place special emphasis on the selection of our ingredients. Because, only with the best ingredients can we create a consistently high quality in accordance with the requirements of our customers.
Pure passion - every day!

As an employer, we stand for reliability and quality in the region. We fight passionately every day to ensure that our employees are well looked after. Because, only in this way can they also give their best every day.

An open and familiar corporate culture is reflected not only in daily dealings, but also in the many years of service. By constantly investing in jobs and employees, we offer our colleagues an attractive working environment, even in addition to the pay. Because, only in this way can we achieve the highest level of passion from every employee.
Always with you!

With our commitment, we have been supporting partners in the region ever since. We show commitment at various events, but also support small-scale events without being mentioned.

The main focus of our commitment is on sport and culture. As a supporter of large and small associations, we also assume an economic responsibility in the region. We present ourselves as a sponsor of art and culture at various events with the aim of providing a varied backdrop for the daily lives of our employees.
1926
From coincidence to a lucky chance
1926
Fast foundation
1927
Small but perfect – the production rises
1938-1947
Hard times for the young company
1949-1955
The company's reconstruction
1956
Rapid growth back to old power
1959
New company headquarters at Zollhausstraße
1980
The Schmidt-Burkhardt family tradition
since 1990
The company's modernisation
2017
Proud of 90 years of tradition in Nuremberg