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  (Denmark) – Chuno 70% – Double Turned ( * Bonnat)
Silver: Friis-Holm  (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  (Denmark) – La Dalia 85% – The lazy cocoa grower ( * Bonnat)
Silver: Friis-Holm  (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  (United States) – Maranon Milk
Silver: Friis-Holm  (Denmark) – Dark Milk 55% – Nicaragua ( * Bonnat)
Bronze: Friis-Holm  (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  (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: Svenningsen Chocolatier  (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: Soma Chocolatemaker  (Canada) – Peach Magnolia
Silver: Svenningsen Chocolatier  (Denmark) – Grainy Pear
Silver: Svenningsen Chocolatier  (Denmark) – Lazy Cherry Infusion
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: Svenningsen Chocolatier  (Denmark) – Fig

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

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

Ganaches or truffles using mixed dark/milk/white for coating and fillings

Gold: es koyama  (Japan) – Matcha & Kinmokusei(fragrant olive)
Silver: Arcay Chocolates  (Venezuela) – Parchita
Silver: Arcay Chocolates  (Venezuela) – 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  (Venezuela) – 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 dragées, enrobed whole nuts

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

Dark chocolate enrobed marzipan

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

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

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  (Venezuela) – 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  (United States) – Maranon Milk
Gold – Directly Traded: Fruition Chocolate  (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



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