Every festival needs its celebrities and we are going to have one of the biggest stars of the european chocolate scene, Josef Zotter. Josef Zotter is chocolate maker, maverick, organic farmer. His life motto: The maximizing of humanity is the greatest benefit.
He belongs to the best chocolate producers of the world. 550 brands from 70 contries and 4.000 products are tested by Georg Bernardini for reprint of the almost 919 page illustrated book „Der Schokoladentester“ ("The chocolate tester").
Bernardinis judgement: Zotter "... is and remains on the top of the worlds best chocolate producers and by far the most innovative chocolate maker. Exceptional quality of all products, extremly rare even no deviations in the outstanding product quality.“ (Bernardini, p. 137)
In the year 2015 Josef Zotter received the award "Entrepreneur Of The Year" within the framework of the award gala at the Wiener Hofburg. From the new finalists Josef Zotter was selected to represent Austria at the World Entrepreneur Of The Year Award at june 2016 in Monte Carlo.
Link: Zotter Schokoladen