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Zotter Chocolates USA earns 11 awards at Academy of Chocolates Competition in London

June 1, 2018
Cape Coral Daily Breeze

Zotter Chocolates USA, located in Cape Coral, has announced that it has earned 11 awards out of 14 submitted entries in the Academy of Chocolate competition for 2018.

One of the honors is a gold award for the drinking chocolate "BitterClassic."

In total, Zotter received one gold, four silver and six bronze awards in the competition, which was held in early May.

According to Zotter Chocolates, a record-breaking 1,200 submissions from 45 countries were submitted to this year's Academy of Chocolate Awards held at Westminster Kingsway College, London.

The judges for the competition included industry leading chocolatiers such as Luke Frost of Valrhona and Keith Hurdman of Felchlin; journalists such as Andrew Baker of The Telegraph, Charles Metcalfe MW and Spencer Hyman of Cocoa Runners; and England's most influential food bloggers.

According to Zotter, its award-winning chocolate entries by category are:

Drinking Chocolate, Flavored

Gold: Drinking Chocolate "Bitter Classic"

Bean to Bar (under 80% cocoa solids)

Bronze: 75% Guatemala

Bronze: Madagaskar 75%

Bronze: "75% Vintage 2016" dry aged 75%

Flavored Dark Chocolate Bar

Silver: "Gourmet Journey to Peru," handscooped

Silver: "Raspberry," handscooped

Bronze: "Tahini Palestine," handscooped

Flavored Milk Chocolate Bar

Silver: "ButterCaramel," handscooped

Bronze: "Bread and roses," handscooped

Flavored White Chocolate Bar

Silver: Labooko "Fine White Chocolate"

Bronze: Nougsus Caramelnougat "fudge"

All winners and awards can be found at

Zotter Chocolates' local store and warehouse is located at 1020 N.E. Pine Island Road, #302, Cape Coral, FL 33909. Hours are Monday through Friday, 9 a.m to noon, and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.:

The Zotter Chocolates office is at 611 S.E. 11th St., Ste. B, Cape Coral, FL 33990. Hours there are Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Call 239-214-7883 or email Online, visit



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