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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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SUMAQAO - a private company that works organically and fair

SUMAQAO - a private company that works organically and fair

In 2010, the Swiss cocoa expert Stefan Block and the Peruvian Isreal Pisepsky founded the company SUMAQAO to buy cocoa in the Tocache region close to the blue mountains at the edge of the Amazon lowland. Until 2006, mainly coca has been cultivated in this region, but with the support from the United Nations, the German Technical Cooperation (GTZ) and USAID, a switch to palm oil plantations, coffee and cocoa was achieved.
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Sonnentor - Visiting joy itself!

Sonnentor - Visiting joy itself!

Johannes Gutmann is the head of Sonnentor and his establishment in the northern Waldviertel sells organic teas, herbs and spices! 
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ZOTTER RANKS AMONGST THE INTERNATIONAL WORLD CLASS

ZOTTER RANKS AMONGST THE INTERNATIONAL WORLD CLASS

The chocolate world is in motion, which is why the chocolate tester Georg Bernardini has once again published a colossal standard work (919 pages) about the international chocolate market. The test included 550 brands and 4,000 products from 70 countries (by comparison, in 2012, the test included 271 brands, 2,700 products and 38 countries).
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Hemp, the Miracle Plant

Hemp, the Miracle Plant

A few days ago, Simone and I followed the tracks of the hemp through the Wein- and Waldviertel (wine and wooded regions). I took home a few bags of peeled hemp seeds and hemp tea from the HNV Hanfnuss company.
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