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About us

Since over 150 years we, at Ulmer´s, produce all of our chocolate products in traditional workmanship using our own recipes. As a family business we perch on pure, fresh and sustainable produced raw material, because quality is as well our passion as meeting the individual wishes of our customers.

Ulmer supplies well known partners of the food industry as well as trading partners all over the world. Altogether over 2500 variations of sizes, shapes, colors and tastes are available. Inclusive individual designs and customer specific production.

Our company focuses since the 1960´s the production of little pieced chocolate perfect for:

Some of our various products are available in smaller packaging for end customers.

We produce over 70 different chocolate recipes. We offer customer specific recipes and individual designs or brandings as well as the processing of foreign chocolates.

On request we produce order related or on stock.

Chocolate decoration and ingredient in all shapes, colors, sizes and tastes

Over 2500 variations of chocolate in all shapes, colors, sizes and tastes open a lot of possibilities of application. We offer different products like sprinkle decorations, mini pralines or the traditional flaked bars. We produce individual cake decorations, chocolate pieces for cereals, for baking and for desserts and a lot of further creative ideas made of chocolate. Quiet to your liking.

Alongside to the permanent advancement of our standard range we are specialized on designing and producing individual products for our customers.

Private label for your chocolate ideas

Besides to the production of ingredients for industry and trading partners we also produce read end products for retail.

In addition to the brand “Ulmer” we offer the individual branding of chocolate products for your own private label as well. We support our customers from the first idea to the individual recipe and production with widespread services regarding the realization of their own chocolate products and packaging, indifferent if it regards a standard product or an own creation.

The history of Ulmer Schokoladen GmbH & Co. KG starts with the foundation of the company “Werckmeister & Retzdorff” in Berlin.
After having overtaken the direction in 1904, Georg Justus Ulmer acquired the company. He successfully managed it for almost 32 years.
His son Herbert joins the company.
Herbert Ulmer overtakes the direction. During the second world war, the factory “Werckmeister & Retzdorff” is destroyed completely.
In Wilhelmshaven the businessman dared a recommencement. 1954 the starting signal is given for a new production on the former textile court.
Michael Ulmer, skilled chocolate manufacturer, joins the company. His richness of ideas and his courage to take new directions, let the company and the product variety grow constantly.
The company moves within Wilhelmshaven to Kreuzstr. 55 and production hall 1 is built.
The company name is changed from “Wekmeister & Retzdorff” to “Ulmer Schokoladen”.
New building of the office and administration building.
The development of the decoration range “Little Hearts and Little Stars”
Development of the Mini Pralines
Tiny aerated chocolate is included to the production range.
Micro decoration forms are introduced onto the market.
The company steady expands and has meanwhile over 15.000 square meters of production-, storage-and administration areas with an impressive product diversity.
Also in fourth generation Ulmer Schokoladen is still an owner-managed company. Beside the senior managing director Michael Ulmer, Tianne Ulmer takes care about the purchase department and Justus Ulmer as managing director takes care about production and technic.
Development of unsweetened cocoa products.

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Ulmer Schokoladen GmbH
& Co. KG

Kreuzstraße 55
26382 Wilhelmshaven
Phone: 04421 20020