Canadian Chocolatier Competition 2018 – Winners

October 15, 2018 11:49 am by International Chocolate Awards in Results, Winners

The International Chocolate Awards is pleased to announce the Winners of the Canadian Chocolatier Competition, which was judged on 13 – 14 October in Toronto.

Judges

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

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Prizes

The categories judged included flavoured 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

Silver: Centre and Main Chocolate Co.  (Canada) – Blackcurrant

Dark chocolate bars with inclusions or pieces

Silver: David H. Chow Chocolates & Confections  (Canada) – Black Currant, Lavender, Earl Grey Bar

Dark chocolate bars with a filling

Silver: David H. Chow Chocolates & Confections  (Canada) – Thai Peanut Butter Bar

Milk chocolate bars with an infusion or flavouring

Silver: Centre and Main Chocolate Co.  (Canada) – Blood Orange Rosemary

Milk chocolate bars with inclusions or pieces

Gold: Centre and Main Chocolate Co.  (Canada) – Affogato
Silver: ChocolaTas Vancouver Chocolates Ltd.  (Canada) – Fanciful Milk Tablet
Silver: David H. Chow Chocolates & Confections  (Canada) – Rosemary, Buckwheat Honey Toffee, Sea Salt Bar
Silver: Karat chocolate  (Canada) – Maple pecan
Bronze: ChocolaTas Vancouver Chocolates Ltd.  (Canada) – Pumpkin Spice Milk Chocolate Tablet

White chocolate bars with an infusion or flavouring

Silver: Centre and Main Chocolate Co.  (Canada) – Saffron Strawberry Rhubarb
Bronze: Galerie Au Chocolat  (Canada) – Matcha Green Tea White Chocolate – Galerie Au Chocolat

White chocolate bars with inclusions or pieces

Silver: Solasta Chocolate  (Canada) – Lemon, Lavender and Pink Peppercorn
Bronze: ChocolaTas Vancouver Chocolates Ltd.  (Canada) – Whimsical White Tablet


Ganaches, palets, ganache pralines and truffles

Unflavoured dark chocolate ganaches or truffles

Gold: Sweet Lollapalooza Fine Chocolates  (Canada) – Pure Nacional

Flavoured dark chocolate ganaches or truffles

Gold: ChocolaTas Vancouver Chocolates Ltd.  (Canada) – Cranberry & Yogurt Ganache
Silver: Karat chocolate  (Canada) – Okanagan cherry
Silver: Sweet Lollapalooza Fine Chocolates  (Canada) – Chili Diablo
Silver: Sweet Lollapalooza Fine Chocolates  (Canada) – Raspberry Noir
Silver: The Chocolate Lab  (Canada) – Olde Fashioned
Bronze: BETA5  (Canada) – Mandarin
Bronze: Seed Confections  (Canada) – Peach Iced Tea
Bronze: Soma Chocolatemaker  (Canada) – Surette Truffle
Bronze: Sweet Lollapalooza Fine Chocolates  (Canada) – Herbsaint
Bronze: The Chocolate Lab  (Canada) – Midnight Special

Milk chocolate ganaches or truffles

Silver: The Chocolate Lab  (Canada) – Shichimi

White chocolate ganaches or truffles

Gold: The Chocolate Lab  (Canada) – Strawberry Lemonade
Silver: The Chocolate Lab  (Canada) – May Flowers

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

Gold: BETA5  (Canada) – Gingerbread
Silver: BETA5  (Canada) – Dark + Stormy
Silver: BETA5  (Canada) – Greenpoint
Silver: BETA5  (Canada) – Matcha – Yuzu
Silver: BETA5  (Canada) – Tequila Sunrise
Silver: Sweet Lollapalooza Fine Chocolates  (Canada) – Passion Fruit and St. Germain
Silver: The Chocolate Lab  (Canada) – The King & I
Bronze: BETA5  (Canada) – Mint Julep
Bronze: BETA5  (Canada) – Negroni
Bronze: Seed Confections  (Canada) – Cranberry Sage
Bronze: Succulent Chocolates and Sweets  (Canada) – Espresso Bean Bonbon
Bronze: Sweet Lollapalooza Fine Chocolates  (Canada) – Lime
Bronze: Sweet Lollapalooza Fine Chocolates  (Canada) – Passion Kalamansi
Bronze: Sweet Lollapalooza Fine Chocolates  (Canada) – Teaism


Caramels

Milk chocolate enrobed caramels

Silver: Karat chocolate  (Canada) – Apple cider caramel


Others – fruit/sugar/butter/cream

Dark chocolate enrobed fruit pastes, jellies/gelée

Silver: Sweet Lollapalooza Fine Chocolates  (Canada) – Orange Grove