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German/Austrian/Swiss Winners 2015

June 18, 2015 7:41 pm by International Chocolate Awards in News, Results, 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 second time from 7 – 10 May 2015 at our regional partner chocolats-de-luxe.de, in Hannover.

The award ceremony will take place on 11 September 2015 at the Schokoladen-Gourmet-Festival (Chocolate Gourmet Festival) in Hannover.


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.


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.

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

Gold: Beschle Chocolatier  (Switzerland) – Rosemary & Lemon Thyme
Silver: Beschle Chocolatier  (Switzerland) – Ginger
Silver: Beschle Chocolatier  (Switzerland) – Orange
Bronze: Schokov  (Austria) – Schokov Organic No7 “Rosemary & Lemon”

Dark chocolate bars with inclusions or pieces

Bronze: Schokov  (Austria) – Schokov Organic No6 “Orange & Cacao Nibs”

Dark chocolate bars with a filling

Gold: Clement  (Germany) – Gefüllte Lüttje Lage
Silver: Clement  (Germany) – Gefüllte Mango Mascarponeschokolade
Silver: Clement  (Germany) – Gefüllte Whiskyschokolade

Milk chocolate bars with an infusion or flavouring

Gold: Schell Schokoladen  (Germany) – Papua Umami
Silver: Evers & Tochter  (Germany) – Vollmilchschokolade 35% mit Trüffelsalz

Milk chocolate bars with inclusions or pieces

Silver: FAVARGER  (Switzerland) – Tablette au chocolat au lait noisettes

Milk chocolate bars with a filling

Gold: Clement  (Germany) – Gefüllte Pistazien Nougatschokolade
Bronze: Clement  (Germany) – Gefüllte Erdbeer Mascarponeschokolade
Bronze: Clement  (Germany) – Gefüllte Erdnuss Caramelschokolade

Flavoured white chocolate bars

Gold: Evers & Tochter  (Germany) – Weiße Schokolade Tête-à Tête mit Gin
Silver: Beschle Chocolatier  (Switzerland) – Matcha
Bronze: Clement  (Germany) – Gefüllte Pina Coladaschokolade

Ganaches, palets, ganache pralines and truffles

Unflavoured dark chocolate ganaches or truffles

Silver: Clement  (Germany) – 64% JavaTruffes

Flavoured dark chocolate ganaches or truffles

Gold: Timo A. Meyer  (Germany) – Trüffel mit frischer Minze
Silver: Clement  (Germany) – Whisky Truffes
Silver: Pott au Chocolat  (Germany) – Whiskey
Bronze: Clement  (Germany) – Erdbeer Chili Pavé
Bronze: Zart Pralinen Chocolate Makers  (Austria) – Raspberry

Milk chocolate ganaches or truffles

Gold: Zart Pralinen Chocolate Makers  (Austria) – Aniseed
Silver: Clement  (Germany) – Zirben Truffes
Bronze: Timo A. Meyer  (Germany) – Riesling Auslese Trüffel

White chocolate ganaches or truffles

Silver: Daja Chocolate  (Germany) – Rote Grütze Praline
Silver: Schell Schokoladen  (Germany) – Sekt Trüffel
Bronze: Clement  (Germany) – Blaumohn Safran Truffes

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

Bronze: Pott au Chocolat  (Germany) – Pfirsich-Johannisbeere
Bronze: Törtchen Törtchen  (Germany) – Orange-Tee
Bronze: Zart Pralinen Chocolate Makers  (Austria) – Veltliner Brandy


Nut based pralines with dark chocolate

Silver: Pott au Chocolat  (Germany) – Pistazie
Silver: Törtchen Törtchen  (Germany) – Pistaziennougat
Bronze: Törtchen Törtchen  (Germany) – Florentiner

Dark chocolate enrobed marzipan

Silver: Daja Chocolate  (Germany) – Kaffeemarzipan
Bronze: Clement  (Germany) – Banane Marzipan
Bronze: Clement  (Germany) – Persia Marzipan

Nut based pralines with milk chocolate

Gold: FAVARGER  (Switzerland) – Praliné pistache lait
Silver: Timo A. Meyer  (Germany) – Sahnenougat mit Fleur de Sel


Dark chocolate enrobed caramels

Silver: kettler Schokolade  (Germany) – Passionsfrucht-Tequila
Bronze: kettler Schokolade  (Germany) – Meersalzkaramell

Milk chocolate enrobed caramels

Silver: Törtchen Törtchen  (Germany) – Mango-Passion


Spreads with milk chocolate

Silver: FAVARGER  (Switzerland) – Pâte à tartiner praliné fin aux noisettes