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MEETING THE MAYA: Julia Zotter visits the cacao farmers in Guatemala and Belize

MEETING THE MAYA: Julia Zotter visits the cacao farmers in Guatemala and Belize

Why is the direct contact with cacao farmers so important to you?Julia: The direct contact with cacao farmers is really important to us because we value quality above all else. After all, cacao is our most important raw material! I want to know how the farmers work, how their life looks like – and to show them our appreciation for their efforts. I think that cacao farmers should see, feel and taste the chocolates made with their own beans and compare them to other origins so they can understand better that their good work really does make a difference in the final chocolate. It’s all about being in this together, we want the farmers to feel ownership, pride and responsibility so they’ll deliver the best cacao they can.
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Chocolate for School

Chocolate for School

60 cents (USD) per each Chocolate Banana chocolate bar sold go to our “Chocolate for School” charity, enabling regular school attendance for Peruvian children, who are made to work at brickyards and quarries before they reach secondary school.
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NEW FAIR LOGO

NEW FAIR LOGO

100 % FAIR: Zotter becomes World Fair Trade Organisation partner We are 100% organic and fair trade as well as bean to bar and from this season, we will start to apply our new FAIR hand sign. We become a member of the World Fair Trade Organisation (WFTO). The WFTO will audit our entire business according to its fair-trade guidelines. 100% fair trade, without mass balance supply chain application, which we think is less than ideal.
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Academy of Chocolate Award 2018

Academy of Chocolate Award 2018

Zotter is getting 11 Awards out of 14 submitted entries and wins the Gold Award for the Drinking chocolate "BitterClassic". In total Zotter received 1 Gold Award, 4 Silver and 6 Bronze Awards!
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Helping + Nibbling

Helping + Nibbling

60 cents per each Chocolate Banana chocolate bar sold go to our "Chocolate for School" charity, enabling regular school attendance for Peruvian children, who are made to work at brickyards and quarries before they reach secondary school. 
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Journey to Peru: On tradition, cocaine and the future of organic cocoa farming

Journey to Peru: On tradition, cocaine and the future of organic cocoa farming

Peru, the former realm of the Incas, situated within the geographical force field of the Andes, the Pacific Ocean and vast rain forests, counts among the top cocoa farming regions. This is not due to the quantity of the cocoa bean harvest, but because of its quality. Josef Zotter, his daughter Julia and Thomas Linshalm, the company's head of bean-to-bar production, traveled to this magical place to visit the cocoa farmers in person.
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Zotter on TV - Fox4 Morning Blend

Zotter on TV - Fox4 Morning Blend

We recently had the opportunity to be featured on TV. First the Holiday Festival of Lights Special, which aired twice on prime time in 12/2016 and then we showed 3 ways how to make Drinking Chocolate in the new Fox4 studio.
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Winning the Lottery

Winning the Lottery

How Zotter Chocolates landed in Cape Coral
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The new chocolate season - Fall 2016

The new chocolate season - Fall 2016

Enjoy chocolate at it's best As fall approaches the new chocolate season is about to start. We added many new products to our assortment.
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Academy of Chocolate Awards

Academy of Chocolate Awards

Zotter sweeps the board: 2 x gold, 8 x silver and 5 x bronze
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