Timeline Nordthy

It all started back in 1966 when Børge Lukassen established “B. Lukassen’s Kager”, which later became Nordthy Biscuits. In the early years, Børge Lukassen delivered and serviced mainly the local merchants’ shelves.

1966

Børge Lukkasen established “B. Lukassen’s Kager”, and he bought his first truck. He visited the local shops weekly.

1980

The Employee staff has grown significantly over the years and at the beginning of the 1980s the number of trucks has reached 10 which at that time serviced throughout North Jutland.

1990

After several years of growth.Construction of a new warehouse is commenced to handle the increasing sales.

1992

In 1992 the new warehouse of 3300 square meters was build. and ”B. Lukassen’s Kager” rebranded to ”Nordthy Biscuits”

With space for 13 trucks in the garage at same time, it became possible for the sellers to go to the warehouse and pack their own orders to the stores.

1994

Sales force in 1994.

Row 1
Sitting from left

-Ove Kristensen
-Lars Lukassen
-Karsten Olsen
-Lars Kjærsgaard
-Thomas Johansen
-Jørgen Poulsen

Row 2
Stand from left

-Mogens Kristensen
-Karl Ove Lukassen
-Jørgen Nielsen
-Niels Vig
-Freddy Christensen
-Børge Lukassen
-Søren Lukassen
-Kenneth Myretue

For many years, Nordthy Biscuits was in Denmark known as “DIN KAGEMAND” This name arose as more and more merchants became aware of Nordthys many funny and different sales exhibits.  Nordthy became many store’s favourite supplier of biscuits and cakes, thus creating the slogan “DIN KAGEMAND”

2007

After several years of desire to expand the range with confectionery, Nordthy acquires ”Nordic Candy Aps” and thereby Nordthy Candy is launched.

2010

Nordthy acquires ”BE Kager” in Rødekro, to enter the North German market. Germany is a market that from which Director Søren Lukassen expects a lot. With the acquisition of BE Cakes, the product range will be expanded with Bake Off and ketchup, remoulade, cucumber salad and roasted onions in Nordthy name  focused on the North German market, so the German customers have the opportunity to buy everything for a real Danish hot dog.

2011

With the acquisition of BE Kager and a strengthened position on the Danish market, Nordthy managed to win the Børsens gazelle in both 2010 and 2011.

“Børsens gazelle is a price for fast growing companies in Denmark”

2014

Nordthy gingerbread cookie wins big test in Nordjyske newspaper

“Danish or not, Nordthy Danish gingerbread cookie falls into the referee’s taste and becomes the winner of the test. Because it – according to the taste buds of the test panel! -tastes like a real Danish gingerbread cookie.”

2015

Nordthy Premium comes to

“In order to meet the growing demand for quality products. We have chosen to develop our very own unique range, which will continuously be adapted to current trends”

CEO Lars Lukassen