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DACH Chocolatier Competition 2020 Winners

July 9, 2020 6:38 pm by International Chocolate Awards in Winners

The International Chocolate Awards is pleased to announce the Winners of the German, Austrian and Swiss Competition (DACH). The competition was held for the seventh time over spring 2020, with our regional partner chocolats-de-luxe.de. Winners will pass through to the World Final later in 2020.

Judges

The judging panel was made up of pastry chefs, journalists, restaurant reviewers, bloggers, culinary educators and chefs, as well as members of our Grand Jury.

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Prizes

The entry categories included flavoured chocolate bars, filled chocolates and spreads, and are based on yearly feedback from our entrants and in consultation with the fine chocolate industry. All judging is anonymised, including at the Grand Jury final session, where Golds, Silver and Bronze prizes are awarded by private voting according to the Grand Jury rules.

** Bean-to-bar chocolatier products – recognising the growing trend of flavoured bars and filled chocolate made by chocolate makers, winning products made with an entrant’s own chocolate are marked with (**).

Awards are awarded only to entries that meet the required standard for each prize.

(Prizes are shown in alphabetical order for each medal)


Flavoured bars

Dark chocolate bars with an infusion or flavouring

Bronze: Evers & Tochter Manufaktur  (Germany) – Dark Espresso Chocolate with Vanille

Dark chocolate bars with inclusions or pieces

Bronze: Andreas Muschler  (Germany) – Amande Caramélisée – Maracaibo 65 %

Milk chocolate bars with inclusions or pieces

Gold: Andreas Muschler  (Germany) – Amande Caramélisée – Maracaibo 38 %

Bronze: Andreas Muschler  (Germany) – Noisette Caramélisée – Maracaibo 38 %

White chocolate bars with an infusion or flavouring

Bronze: Birgit Heel Pralinenschule & Manufaktur  (Germany) – Himbeerschokolade

Bronze: Chokumi  (Germany) – Kaffee | Karamell

White chocolate bars with inclusions or pieces

Bronze: Billy&Bugga Handcrafted Chocolates  (Switzerland) – Pai D’Égua


Ganaches, palets, ganache pralines and truffles

Unflavoured dark chocolate ganaches or truffles

Gold: Andreas Muschler  (Germany) – Emelie

+ Special: Classic

Flavoured dark chocolate ganaches or truffles

Gold: Anna Reckmann Pâtisserie – Chocolaterie  (Germany) – Praline Rosmarin-Olivenöl

+ Special: Innovation

Silver: Zart Pralinen Chocolate Makers  (Austria) – Cherry Wine (**)

Silver: Zart Pralinen Chocolate Makers  (Austria) – Honey Turmeric (**)

Bronze: Confiserie Simon  (Germany) – Passauer Klosterberg Apfelpraline

Bronze: Zart Pralinen Chocolate Makers  (Austria) – Olive Oil (**)

Flavoured milk chocolate ganaches or truffles

Gold: Andreas Muschler  (Germany) – Mogador

Flavoured white chocolate ganaches or truffles

Silver: Gut Gilg  (Germany) – Framboos

Flavoured ganaches or truffles with combination coating or filling

Gold: Confiserie Simon  (Germany) – Passauer Maulbeerpraline

+ Special: Local ingredients

Silver: Anna Reckmann Pâtisserie – Chocolaterie  (Germany) – Praline Schoko-Maracuja

Silver: Chokumi  (Germany) – Yuzu | Erdnuss

Bronze: Anna Reckmann Pâtisserie – Chocolaterie  (Germany) – Praline Feigenblatt

Bronze: Confiserie Simon  (Germany) – Passauer Goldpommeranze

Bronze: Gut Gilg  (Germany) – Makkiato


Nuts

Nut based pralines with dark chocolate

Gold: Andreas Muschler  (Germany) – Simin

+ Special: Reinterpretation

Silver: Andreas Muschler  (Germany) – Almera

Silver: Anna Reckmann Pâtisserie – Chocolaterie  (Germany) – Praline Aprikose-Schwarzer Sesam

Silver: Anna Reckmann Pâtisserie – Chocolaterie  (Germany) – Praline Schwarzer Sesamnougat

Bronze: Sawade Berlin  (Germany) – Königin Luise Praline

Nut based pralines with milk chocolate

Silver: Anna Reckmann Pâtisserie – Chocolaterie  (Germany) – Praline Ingwerkaramell-Cashew

Silver: Chokumi  (Germany) – Pekan-Duja

Silver: Das Bernsteinzimmer  (Germany) – Pistazien-Salzkaramell-Nougat

Bronze: Das Bernsteinzimmer  (Germany) – Peanut Porn & Hot Coffee

Bronze: Neuhausschoggi  (Switzerland) – Pekannuss Pralinen (**)

Nut based pralines with combination chocolate

Bronze: Anna Reckmann Pâtisserie – Chocolaterie  (Germany) – Praline Eierlikör-Mandelknusper

Bronze: Anna Reckmann Pâtisserie – Chocolaterie  (Germany) – Pralinen Sojasaucenkaramell-Sesam

Combination chocolate enrobed marzipan

Gold: Sawade Berlin  (Germany) – Walnuss auf Weinbrandmarzipan

Nut based pralines with white chocolate

Bronze: Das Bernsteinzimmer  (Germany) – Lavendel-Zitrone


Caramels

Milk chocolate enrobed caramels

Gold: Naschkatze Münster  (Germany) – Karamell auf Haselnussknuspernougat

Combination chocolate enrobed caramels

Gold: Chokumi  (Germany) – Yuzukaramell


Others – fruit/sugar/butter/cream/misc

Dark chocolate enrobed whole fruit

Silver: Andreas Muschler  (Germany) – Orangeatstäbchen


Spreads

Spreads with dark chocolate (no milk powder)

Bronze: Cocoa Experiment  (Germany) – Drei Haselnüsse für…


(*)  Declared chocolate maker for private label bars.

(**) Winner has declared the product is made with their own bean-to-bar chocolate or couverture.