German confectioner Katjes, Berlin has acquired 50 % of Joko Winterscheidt´s Jokolade, Munich. Katjes wants to strengthen their position in the chocolate sector. Tobias Bachmüller, managing shareholder at Katjes said: “We see it as an exciting task and a great pleasure to be able to shake up the largest and growing segment of confectionery, the chocolate market, with a lot of fun together with Joko Winterscheidt and the Jokolade team.” Joko Winterscheidt remain the brand behind the brand. Jokolade stands for fun and responsibility. Jokolade has a cooperative agreement with Barry Callebaut and a partnership with Dutch chocolate brand Tony´s Chocolonely.