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Treat From Austria? Maker of Mozartkugeln Is Going Broke

MozartkugelPhotographer: Mark H. Milstein/Bloomberg

Shoppers for treats from Austria may be left with fewer options after the maker of Mozartkugel sweets filed for insolvency, threatening supply of the chocolate-pistachio delight named after the famous composer.

Proceedings against Salzburg Schokolade GmbH started on Tuesday, the KSV1870 creditor association said in an emailed statement. The company blamed lower revenue after the pandemic slowed tourist traffic to a trickle and families gathered less for celebrations, APA news service reported earlier on Tuesday, citing a letter.