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Americas Semi-final 2013 – Grand Jury finalists

June 30, 2013 4:26 pm by International Chocolate Awards in News, Results

The International Chocolate Awards is pleased to announce the Grand Jury finalists of the 2013 Americas Semi-final, which was judged at the Institute of Culinary Education in New York, USA, 23-28 June 2013.

The Grand Jury finalists are the entries that made it to a final Grand Jury round after a two-day Selection process and two days of  Main round judging  by close to one hundred judges. The Gold and Silver winning products in each category and World Nominations will be announced at the Awards Ceremony in New York in September 2013 (date to be confirmed.)

Grand Jury Merit awards and The Mott Green Memorial Award, two recently created categories of the International Chocolate Awards Americas semi-final round, will be formally announced at the September ceremony.

The Grand Jury finalists of the 2013 Americas Semi-finals are:

(In alphabetical order)

Bars

Bars – Dark plain/origin bars

Amano Chocolate Company (USA)
Amazona Chocolate (Peru)
Askinosie Chocolate (USA)
Dandelion Chocolate (USA)
Franceschi Chocolate (Venezuela)
Kallari Chocolate (Ecuador)
Pacari Chocolate (Ecuador)
Patric Chocolate (USA)
Tejas Chocolate (USA)
The Grenada Chocolate Company (Grenada)

Bars – Milk plain/origin bars

Chocolates El Rey (Venezuela)
Forte Chocolates (USA)
TCHO Chocolate (USA)
Tejas Chocolate (USA)

Bars – White plain/origin bars

Chocolates El Rey (Venezuela)
Fruition Chocolate (USA)

Bars – Flavoured dark chocolate

Chuao Chocolatier (USA)
Es Koyama (Japan)
Escazu Artisan Chocolates (USA)
Pacari Chocolate (Ecuador)
Patric Chocolate (USA)
TCHO Chocolate (USA)

Bars – Flavoured milk chocolate

Askinosie Chocolate (USA)
Chuao Chocolatier (USA)
Es Koyama (Japan)
Hudson Chocolates (USA)
Jade Chocolates (USA)
Jcoco (USA)
TCHO Chocolate (USA)

Bars – Flavoured white chocolate

Es Koyama (Japan)
Forte Chocolates (USA)
Jcoco (USA)


Filled chocolates – dark (flavoured or unflavoured)

Unflavoured dark – Ganaches and truffles

Chocolopolis (USA)
Payard (USA)

Flavoured dark – Ganaches and truffles

Araya Artisan Chocolates (USA)
Arcay Chocolates (Venezuela)
Chocolate Springs (USA)
Chocolopolis (USA)
L.A.Burdick (USA)
Payard (USA)
Socola Chocolatier (USA)
The Secret Chocolatier (USA)
Theo Chocolate (USA)

Dark – Nut based pralines and gianduja, enrobed whole nuts

Gearharts Fine Chocolates (USA)

Dark – Caramels

Forte Chocolates (USA)
Lillie Belle Farms (USA)
TCHO Chocolate (USA)
Theo Chocolate (USA)

Dark – Fruit pastes, jellies/gelée, enrobed whole fruits

Payard (USA)


Filled chocolates – milk (flavoured or unflavoured)

Milk – Ganaches and truffles

Es Koyama (Japan)
Theo Chocolate (USA)
Tumbador Chocolate (USA)
Xocolatti (USA)

White – flavoured filled chocolates

Chocolopolis (USA)
Fika Choklad (USA)

Milk – Nut based pralines

Es Koyama (Japan)
Fika Choklad (USA)

Milk – Gianduiotto

TCHO Chocolate (USA)

Milk – Caramels

Chuao Chocolatier (USA)
Theo Chocolate (USA)
Tumbador Chocolate (USA)

Filled chocolates – mixed (flavoured or unflavoured)

Ganaches and truffles with mixed dark/milk/white chocolate for coating and fillings

Arcay Chocolates (Venezuela)
Cacao Art (USA)
Delysia Chocolatier
(USA) Es Koyama (Japan)
Fika Choklad (USA)
Forte Chocolates (USA)
Fruition Chocolate (USA)
L.A.Burdick (USA)
Luxx Chocolat (USA)
Payard (USA)


Spreads

Dark – Spreads

Askinosie Chocolate (USA)
Dude, Sweet Chocolate (USA)
The Secret Chocolatier (USA)



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