Conching time: 21 hrs.
Enjoy a slice of Mayan culture. The Mayans, the great ancestors of chocolate culture, lived in the region of Yucatán in the south and southeast of Mexico as well as areas of Belize, Guatemala and Honduras. They still live in Belize...
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Conching time: 21 hrs.
Enjoy a slice of Mayan culture. The Mayans, the great ancestors of chocolate culture, lived in the region of Yucatán in the south and southeast of Mexico as well as areas of Belize, Guatemala and Honduras. They still live in Belize today and grow cacao, guarding centuries of knowledge passed down to them and enjoy their cacao as drinking chocolate. Josef Zotter and his family spent two weeks with the Mayan cacao farmers who live in the middle of the jungle away from the hustle and bustle of Belize City and made a documentary film of their journey. A dark chocolate with 82% cacao from the Toledo Cacao Growers: perfect, authentic and simply breathtaking.
|Contains alcohol (less than 2%)||no|
|Contains alcohol (more than 2%)||no|
|Weight||70 gram / 2.47 oz|
|Shelf life||14 months from production date|
Zotter produces individual chocolate for individual people who savour each moment. The diversified Zotter assortment is a reference to the biological variety. “The assortment is nothing but a small extract of what the cocoa bean with its countless aromatic components renders possible in terms of biological diversity.”
The inventor Josef Zotter has constantly invested in his products. He has been involved in fair trade since 2004, in 2005 his company converted to organic and in 2006 he opened his own Chocolate Factory. For this reason he is throughout Europe the only manufacturer who produces chocolates starting from the bean (bean-to-bar) exclusively in organic and fair quality!
Josef Zotter has succeeded in transforming the world of chocolates. With the hand-scooped chocolates the creative chocolate maker from Riegersburg has managed to upset our familiar view of the world of chocolate. Bacon Bits in chocolate, Pumpkin Seeds with Marzipan and Apples and Carrots with Ginger surrounded by chocolate. The chocolate revolution started: novel flavour combinations, a new format, art as packaging and the transformation of delicacies into green food. In 2012 the hand-scooped chocolates were celebrating their 20th anniversary. More than 20 years of chocolate history filled with a tremendous amount of creations, crazy ideas and the rebellion against the mainstream.
Bean-to-bar – from the bean to the chocolate Since the opening of the Chocolate Factory Josef Zotter has ranked among the few quality chocolate makers around the world whose chocolate production processes are located under the same roof: From the roasting of the cocoa beans via the rolling up to the finishing touches in the conching plant everything is carried out with a high degree of sensitivity. In this way Zotter clearly positions himself against standardized mass production and the concentration of the chocolate market. In his Chocolate Factory there is no run-of-the-mill processing. The entire manufacturing process becomes transparent and tangible for visitors in the Chocolate Theatre. Zotter even was invited to the renowned Harvard University and his company is the only Austrian company included as part of the students’ curriculum as a case study.
Dark Chocolate Belize 82%°
Ingredients: cocoa mass Belize°, raw cane sugar°, cocoa butter°, salt
Cocoa (cocoa mass and cocoa butter): 82% minimum
Traded in compliance with Fairtrade standards: cocoa mass°, raw cane sugar°, cocoa butter°
Total: 100%. www.info.fairtrade.net
°from controlled organic cultivation
May contain traces of all types of nuts, peanuts, milk, sesame and soy.
|of which saturates||30|
|of which sugar||19|
Nutrition in g /100g (calculated according to literature data)