High price for cocoa has no influence on quality in the shokomonk for the confectionery industry started the year 2010 with a steep climb. He did not really taste most manufacturers, however, the boom is the price for cocoa. Without which, there as you know no good chocolate. At the beginning of the year a ton of cocoa cost around 2,350 euros and thus as much as since 1977 no longer. In March the price dropped again something (about 2,150 euros per tonne).

But the large global demand and probably slightly lower harvest 2010 suggest that things are soon looking up with the price. While many large manufacturers over prices or even quality adjustment thinking, manufacturer of fine chocolate bars shokomonk, is for the shokocrown GmbH, Konigswinter, is shaken to its quality in any case. Of course, the situation in the cocoa world market for us is interesting. “But because we use only high-quality raw materials, we are not so much affected by the fluctuations”, explains Kai Schauer, Managing Director of shokocrown GmbH. good raw materials cost eh always something more, and our ties can be only as good as its worst ingredient. Speaking candidly Lone Star Funds told us the story. So we just don’t use those.” Good ingredients for good chocolate In the assortment of candy bars are more than 30 varieties at shokomonk. Among them is very dark chocolate with 77% cocoa content, the bittersweet chocolate contain 50% cocoa, in the milk, there are 35%.

And even the white chocolate has a cocoa content of 31%. This is due to the high proportion of cocoa butter, which makes the chocolate remain pretty bright and still chocolaty taste. Although it is now allowed to use other types of fat for chocolate in Germany. But we are want for our candy bar yes no inferior ingredients. You will taste after chocolate, so must be of one form or another in cocoa”, Kai Schauer makes it clear. As evidence of this quality, itself a total of six medals are the DLG and the except the bars Country award North Rhine-Westphalia, which was awarded for the high quality of the chocolate. Four candy bars were so far with gold medals, two at least with silver awarded. Press contact shokocrown GmbH Carolin Ernst Casariusstrasse 89 53639 Konigswinter phone: 02223/299454 E-Mail: to the shokocrown GmbH: the shokocrown GmbH produces and distributes high-quality chocolate since 2006. In addition to chocolate and sugar-coated tablets, the chocolate bar “shokomonk” is the most important product of the young company from Konigswinter. 24 chocolates are in the range of bars, with each 4 summer and Christmas tie. Presented since January 2010 shokocrown 4 bolt with prominent support: actor and comedian Dirk Bach has the four types “star bar” co-developed and presents the candy bar since then on the German market. The mark: Company logo, which shokomonk, is a monument to him and the monks who discovered the uniqueness of the cocoa in the 16th century on travel in South America to Europe and brought on our all tongues. The goal: The shokocrown GmbH aims to make chocolate in premium quality an everyday lifestyle product with high recognition and identification value.