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World Final Winners – 2015

October 17, 2015 11:23 pm by International Chocolate Awards in News, Results, Winners

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The International Chocolate Awards is pleased to announce the Winners of the 2015 World Final, which was judged during Chocolate Week in London, 12 – 16 October 2015 and announced live at The Chocolate Show, 6pm, Saturday 17 October 2015.

Judges

The judging panel was made up of member of our Grand Jury and international judges who traveled to London, joined by local chefs, journalists, bloggers and chocolate specialists.

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Prizes

(Prizes are shown in alphabetical order for each medal)


‘Best in competition’ overall winners

Plain/origin dark bar categories

Gold: Rogue Chocolatier  (United States) – Porcelana

Plain/origin milk bar categories

Gold: Cacaosuyo  (Peru) – Piura Milk


Plain/origin bars

Plain/origin dark chocolate bars

Gold: Rogue Chocolatier  (United States) – Porcelana

Gold: Soma Chocolatemaker  (Canada) – Porcelana

Silver: Bonnat Chocolatier  (France) – Vale do Juliana

Silver: Friis-Holm Chokolade  (Denmark) – Chuno 70% – Double Turned ( * Bonnat)

Silver: Friis-Holm Chokolade  (Denmark) – Chuno 70% – Triple Turned ( * Bonnat)

Silver: Marou – Faiseurs de Chocolat  (Vietnam) – Tien Giang 70%

Silver: Pacari Chocolate  (Ecuador) – Lacumbia 70%

Silver: Pacari Chocolate  (Ecuador) – Montubia 70%

Silver: Pacari Chocolate  (Ecuador) – Raw 70%

Silver: Soma Chocolatemaker  (Canada) – CSB Chama

Bronze: Amano Chocolate Company  (United States) – Chuao 70% Dark Chocolate

Bronze: Bonnat Chocolatier  (France) – Haiti

Bronze: Dick Taylor Craft Chocolate  (United States) – 72% Madagascar, Sambirano

Micro-batch – Plain/origin dark chocolate bars

Gold: Cacao Hunters  (Colombia) – Arhuaco 72%

Silver: Cacao Hunters  (Colombia) – Arauca 70%

Silver: Duffy’s  (United Kingdom) – Duffy’s Honduras Indio Rojo

Silver: Hummingbird Chocolate Maker  (Canada) – Hispaniola 70%

Silver: Omnom Chocolate  (Iceland) – Madagascar 66 %

Silver: Pump Street Bakery Chocolate  (United Kingdom) – Pump Street Bakery Grenada 70%

Bronze: Pump Street Bakery Chocolate  (United Kingdom) – Pump Street Bakery Chocolate Madagascar Criollo 74%

High % plain/origin dark chocolate bars (85% and over)

Gold: Friis-Holm Chokolade  (Denmark) – La Dalia 85% – The lazy cocoa grower ( * Bonnat)

Silver: Friis-Holm Chokolade  (Denmark) – La Dalia 100% – The lazy cocoa grower ( * Bonnat)

Plain/origin dark chocolate bars made with alternative natural sugar

Bronze: Starchild Chocolate  (United States) – Wild & Raw

Plain/origin milk chocolate bars

Gold: Cacaosuyo  (Peru) – Piura Milk

Gold: Fruition Chocolate Works  (United States) – Maranon Milk

Silver: Friis-Holm Chokolade  (Denmark) – Dark Milk 55% – Nicaragua ( * Bonnat)

Bronze: Friis-Holm Chokolade  (Denmark) – Dark Milk 65% – Nicaragua ( * Bonnat)

Micro-batch – Plain/origin milk chocolate bars

Gold: Pump Street Bakery Chocolate  (United Kingdom) – Pump Street Bakery Chocolate Madagascar Milk 58%

Silver: Castronovo Chocolate  (United States) – Dominican Republic Dark Milk 50%

Silver: Castronovo Chocolate  (United States) – Rare Cacao Collection – Colombia, Sierra Nevada Dark Milk 63%

Silver: Omnom Chocolate  (Iceland) – Milk of Madagascar

Plain/origin white chocolate bars

Gold: Chocolates El Rey  (Venezuela) – Icoa


Flavoured bars

Dark chocolate bars with an infusion or flavouring

Gold: Pacari Chocolate  (Ecuador) – Lemon Verbena

Silver: Chuao Chocolatier  (United States) – Spicy Maya

Silver: Forte Chocolates  (United States) – Orange Jazz Bar

Silver: Pacari Chocolate  (Ecuador) – Andean Mint

Silver: Pacari Chocolate  (Ecuador) – Lemongrass

Silver: Rococo Chocolates  (United Kingdom) – Spice Island Organic Dark Chocolate Artisan Bar

Silver: Soma Chocolatemaker  (Canada) – Stratus

Bronze: Beschle Chocolatier  (Switzerland) – Ginger

Bronze: Choc Amor  (United Kingdom) – Salt Liquorice

Bronze: Pacari Chocolate  (Ecuador) – Andean Geranium

Dark chocolate bars with inclusions or pieces

Gold: Åkesson’s  (United Kingdom) – Madagascar 75% Trinitario Cocoa & “Wild” Voatsiperifery pepper

Gold: Rococo Chocolates  (United Kingdom) – Cardamom Organic Dark Chocolate Artisan Bar

Silver: Åkesson’s  (United Kingdom) – Madagascar 75% Trinitario Cocoa & Black pepper

Silver: Amano Chocolate Company  (United States) – Raspberry Rose

Silver: Pump Street Bakery Chocolate  (United Kingdom) – Pump Street Bakery Chocolate Sourdough & Sea Salt 66%

Bronze: Hummingbird Chocolate Maker  (Canada) – Honey Lavender

Dark chocolate bars with a filling

Gold: Clement  (Germany) – Gefüllte Whiskyschokolade

Bronze: Clement  (Germany) – Gefüllte Mango Mascarponeschokolade

Milk chocolate bars with an infusion or flavouring

Gold: The Violet Chocolate Company  (Canada) – Herbes de Provence

Silver: Chocolate Naive  (Lithuania) – Organic dark milk chocolate with peanuts and salt

Silver: Evers & Tochter  (Germany) – Vollmilchschokolade 35% mit Trüffelsalz

Silver: Fruition Chocolate Works  (United States) – Barrel Aged Dark Milk

Silver: TCHO Chocolate  (United States) – Mokaccino

Silver: The Violet Chocolate Company  (Canada) – Honey Rosemary

Milk chocolate bars with inclusions or pieces

Gold: Le Chocolat de H  (Japan) – Tropical Island

Silver: es koyama  (Japan) – Edamame (Black Beans)

Silver: es koyama  (Japan) – White Fermented Bean Curd & Milk Chocolate

Silver: Omnom Chocolate  (Iceland) – Milk + Cookies

Silver: Slitti  (Italy) – Tavoletta CaffèLatte

Silver: TCHO Chocolate  (United States) – TCHunky TCHOtella

Bronze: es koyama  (Japan) – Double Black (Black Currant & Black Garlic)

Bronze: Le Chocolat de H  (Japan) – Natto

Milk chocolate bars with a filling

Gold: Harrer Chocolat  (Hungary) – Apricot – Kajszibarackos csokoládé

Silver: Clement  (Germany) – Gefüllte Pistazien Nougatschokolade

Bronze: Clement  (Germany) – Gefüllte Erdnuss Caramelschokolade

Flavoured white chocolate bars

Gold: Le Chocolat de H  (Japan) – Yuzu

Silver: es koyama  (Japan) – Brown Sugar & Yuzu

Silver: Le Chocolat de H  (Japan) – Houjicha Soba

Silver: The Violet Chocolate Company  (Canada) – Lemon Dill

Silver: Vestri  (Italy) – “Sfogliate” Sesamo e Sale Rosa dell’Himalaya

Bronze: Fabric Chocolate  (Hungary) – White Chocolate with Cinnamon and Lemon


Ganaches, palets, ganache pralines and truffles

Unflavoured dark chocolate ganaches or truffles

Gold: Dreams of Eva  (Peru) – 70/70

Gold: Iain Burnett Highland Chocolatier  (United Kingdom) – Dark Velvet Truffle

Silver: Chocolopolis  (United States) – Dominican Republic House Blend Truffle

Silver: Chocolopolis  (United States) – Madagascar Craft Truffle

Silver: nordic chocolatiers  (Denmark) – Graded 100%

Bronze: Truffle Shots  (United States) – Signature Dark

Flavoured dark chocolate ganaches or truffles

Gold: es koyama  (Japan) – Black Shichimi Pepper & Chinese Milk Vetch Honey

Silver: Dreams of Eva  (Peru) – Piura / Amazonas

Silver: Iain Burnett Highland Chocolatier  (United Kingdom) – Raspberry & Black Pepper Velvet Truffle

Silver: nordic chocolatiers  (Denmark) – Grainy Pear

Silver: nordic chocolatiers  (Denmark) – Lazy Cherry Infusion

Silver: Soma Chocolatemaker  (Canada) – Peach Magnolia

Silver: The Chocolate Society  (United Kingdom) – Chilli & Cocoa Nib Bon Bon

Silver: The Chocolate Society  (United Kingdom) – Raspberry & Kalamanzi Lime Bon Bon

Silver: Truffle Shots  (United States) – Caramel Beurre Noisette

Bronze: Forte Chocolates  (United States) – Cherry Almond Truffle

Bronze: Mälarchocolaterie Swedish Chocolate Luxury  (Sweden) – Apple & Calvados

Bronze: nordic chocolatiers  (Denmark) – Fig

Flavoured milk chocolate ganaches or truffles

Gold: es koyama  (Japan) – Daitokuji-Temple Natto

Silver: Ben Le Prevost Chocolatier  (United Kingdom) – peanut butter on toast

Silver: es koyama  (Japan) – Vanilla Miso

Silver: Truffle Shots  (United States) – Tellicherry Cardamom

Bronze: Ben Le Prevost Chocolatier  (United Kingdom) – miso

Bronze: Cococo Chocolatiers  (Canada) – Earl Grey Tea

Flavoured white chocolate ganaches or truffles

Gold: Chocolopolis  (United States) – Lemon Lavender Truffle

Silver: ChocoCard  (Hungary) – Mango bonbon with caramellized white chocolate

Silver: Chocolatte  (Sweden) – Virgin Mojito

Silver: Iain Burnett Highland Chocolatier  (United Kingdom) – Passion Fruit & Mango Velvet Truffle

Flavoured ganaches or truffles with combination coating or filling

Gold: es koyama  (Japan) – Matcha & Kinmokusei(fragrant olive)

Silver: Arcay Chocolates  (United States) – Parchita

Silver: Arcay Chocolates  (United States) – Tamarindo

Silver: BETA5  (Canada) – Celery – Peanut

Silver: BETA5  (Canada) – Cucumber – Mint

Silver: Darcis Chocolatier  (Belgium) – Passion

Silver: Dreams of Eva  (Peru) – Ají Amarillo

Silver: Dreams of Eva  (Peru) – Lúcuma / Pisco

Silver: Dreams of Eva  (Peru) – Plátano / Habas

Silver: Ika Chocolate  (Israel) – Za’atar ganache

Silver: Slitti  (Italy) – Pralina Irish Coffee

Silver: Soma Chocolatemaker  (Canada) – Thai Stick

Silver: Sylvain Marron Chocolatier Pâtissier  (Sweden) – Raspberry

Silver: Vestri  (Italy) – Ganache al Basilico

Bronze: Arcay Chocolates  (United States) – Crema Irlandesa

Bronze: Compania de Chocolates  (Argentina) – Gin and Grapefruit


Nuts

Nut based pralines with dark chocolate

Gold: Guido Castagna  (Italy) – Cremino pistacchio

Silver: Guido Castagna  (Italy) – Cremino cannella e calendula

Bronze: Tartuflanghe  (Italy) – Mini tartufo dolce nero

Bronze: Törtchen Törtchen  (Germany) – Pistaziennougat

Dark chocolate gianduiotto / cremino

Gold: Guido Castagna  (Italy) – Giuinott (giandujotto)

Dark chocolate enrobed marzipan

Gold: Sylvain Marron Chocolatier Pâtissier  (Sweden) – Roasted almond & clementine marsipan

Dark chocolate dragées, enrobed whole nuts

Silver: chocoMe  (Hungary) – Raffinée Almond with Voatsiperifery pepper

Nut based pralines with milk chocolate

Gold: es koyama  (Japan) – Hyuganatsu Noisette

Silver: BETA5  (Canada) – Pumpkin

Silver: es koyama  (Japan) – Kumquat Noisette

Milk chocolate gianduiotto or cremino

Gold: Piccola Pasticceria  (Italy) – Piccolo gianduja

Unflavoured milk chocolate cremino

Gold: Gustolato  (Croatia) – Cremino classico Nocciola Piemonte ( da noi Tostata e raffinata), ricoperto al latte (40%)

Bronze: Vestri  (Italy) – Cremino

Flavoured milk chocolate cremino

Gold: Gardini  (Italy) – Cremino bigusto con liquerizia

Silver: Gardini  (Italy) – Cremino bigusto con amarene

Milk chocolate dragées, enrobed whole nuts

Bronze: chocoMe  (Hungary) – Raffinée Almond with tonca bean

White chocolate dragées, enrobed whole nuts

Gold: chocoMe  (Hungary) – Raffinée Almond with salty blonde chocolate and crispy wafer

Silver: Torta Pistocchi Firenze  (Italy) – Drageè Pistacchio e Arancia

Bronze: Gustolato  (Croatia) – Mandorla d’Avola (da noi tostata) ricoperta di cioccolato bianco con infusione di Zafferano Istriano (Croazia)


Caramels

Dark chocolate enrobed caramels

Gold: Rococo Chocolates  (United Kingdom) – Mandarin and Tonka Bean Caramel

Silver: Chocolatier M  (Belgium) – Umami / Artisan Soy sauce Caramel & roasted sesame

Silver: kettler Schokolade  (Germany) – Passionsfrucht-Tequila

Bronze: Fifth Dimension Chocolates  (United Kingdom) – Mango & Passion fruit caramel

Bronze: The Chocolate Society  (United Kingdom) – Liquid Salt Caramel

Milk chocolate enrobed caramels

Gold: Chocolatte  (Sweden) – Salty caramel with a touch of liquorice and milk chocolate ganache.

Silver: Chocolatier M  (Belgium) – Caramel fleur de sel – sesamecrunch

Silver: Sylvain Marron Chocolatier Pâtissier  (Sweden) – Combawa


Others – fruit/sugar/butter/cream/misc

Dark chocolate enrobed whole fruit

Gold: Pacari Chocolate  (Ecuador) – Chocolate Covered Banana

Bronze: Riccardo Pelagagge  (Italy) – Clementina calabrese biologica candita

Bronze: Riccardo Pelagagge  (Italy) – Clementina candita intera con honeybush e mango


Spreads

Spreads with dark chocolate (no milk powder)

Gold: Guido Castagna  (Italy) – Crema gianduja +55

Spreads with milk chocolate

Gold: Gustolato  (Croatia) – Spalmabile al Pistacchio Greco

Silver: Arcay Chocolates  (United States) – Passion Spread

Silver: Pasticceria Vacchieri Marco – Dolci Intuizioni  (Italy) – Crema gianduia

Silver: Slitti  (Italy) – Crema da Spalmare Riccosa

Bronze: Vestri  (Italy) – Vellutata al Latte


Special awards

Given for entries that qualify for the special category criteria

Plain/origin dark chocolate bars

Gold – Chocolate Maker: Rogue Chocolatier  (United States) – Porcelana
Gold – Directly Traded: Rogue Chocolatier  (United States) – Porcelana
Gold – Chocolate Maker: Soma Chocolatemaker  (Canada) – Porcelana
Gold – Directly Traded: Soma Chocolatemaker  (Canada) – Porcelana
Gold – Growing Country: Pacari Chocolate  (Ecuador) – Raw 70%
Gold – Organic: Pacari Chocolate  (Ecuador) – Raw 70%

Micro-batch – Plain/origin dark chocolate bars

Gold – Chocolate Maker: Cacao Hunters  (Colombia) – Arhuaco 72%
Gold – Directly Traded: Cacao Hunters  (Colombia) – Arhuaco 72%
Gold – Growing Country: Cacao Hunters  (Colombia) – Arhuaco 72%

Plain/origin milk chocolate bars

Gold – Chocolate Maker: Cacaosuyo  (Peru) – Piura Milk
Gold – Directly Traded: Cacaosuyo  (Peru) – Piura Milk
Gold – Growing Country: Cacaosuyo  (Peru) – Piura Milk
Gold – Organic: Cacaosuyo  (Peru) – Piura Milk
Gold – Chocolate Maker: Fruition Chocolate Works  (United States) – Maranon Milk
Gold – Directly Traded: Fruition Chocolate Works  (United States) – Maranon Milk

Micro-batch – Plain/origin milk chocolate bars

Gold – Chocolate Maker: Pump Street Bakery Chocolate  (United Kingdom) – Pump Street Bakery Chocolate Madagascar Milk 58%
Gold – Directly Traded: Pump Street Bakery Chocolate  (United Kingdom) – Pump Street Bakery Chocolate Madagascar Milk 58%

Plain/origin white chocolate bars

Gold – Directly Traded: Chocolates El Rey  (Venezuela) – Icoa
Gold – Growing Country: Chocolates El Rey  (Venezuela) – Icoa