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DACH Chocolatier Competition 2019 Winners

July 4, 2019 2:59 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 sixth time from 16–18 May 2019, with our regional partner chocolats-de-luxe.de, in Hannover.

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.

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 chocolate with liquorice and salt
Bronze: Schokov  (Austria) – Schokov Organic No12 Lavendel & Anis

Dark chocolate bars with inclusions or pieces

Silver: Schokov  (Austria) – Schokov Organic No10 Wacholder & Tanne

Dark chocolate bars with a filling

Bronze: Daja Chocolate  (Germany) – Zartbitter Mousse Tafel

Milk chocolate bars with an infusion or flavouring

Silver: Evers & Tochter Manufaktur  (Germany) – Milk chocolate with dark truffle/salt

Milk chocolate bars with inclusions or pieces

Bronze: Anna Reckmann Pâtisserie – Chocolaterie  (Germany) – Tassibe
Bronze: Evers & Tochter Manufaktur  (Germany) – Milk chocolate with caramel and sea salt
Bronze: Evers & Tochter Manufaktur  (Germany) – Milk Chocolate with salty roasted almonds

White chocolate bars with an infusion or flavouring

Silver: Chokumi  (Germany) – Rote Bete | Himbeere | Thymian

White chocolate bars with inclusions or pieces

Gold: Birgit Heel Pralinenschule & Manufaktur  (Germany) – Mango-Maracuja-Cocos Schokolade
Bronze: Casa Nobile  (Switzerland) – Blondie Tafelschokolade


Ganaches, palets, ganache pralines and truffles

Flavoured dark chocolate ganaches or truffles

Silver: Anna Reckmann Pâtisserie – Chocolaterie  (Germany) – Praline Cassis
Bronze: Andreas Muschler  (Germany) – ´Emelie ´
Bronze: Andreas Muschler  (Germany) – ´Ines ´
Bronze: Anna Reckmann Pâtisserie – Chocolaterie  (Germany) – Praline Kalamataolive
Bronze: Zart Pralinen Chocolate Makers  (Austria) – Beetroot Hibiscus (**)
Bronze: Zart Pralinen Chocolate Makers  (Austria) – Grapefruit (**)
Bronze: Zart Pralinen Chocolate Makers  (Austria) – Rye Whisky (**)

Milk chocolate ganaches or truffles

Gold: Andreas Muschler  (Germany) – ´Mogador ´
Gold: Chokumi  (Germany) – Kings Whiskey-Nuggets
Bronze: Andreas Muschler  (Germany) – ´caramel y sel ´
Bronze: Zart Pralinen Chocolate Makers  (Austria) – Honey & Salt (**)

White chocolate ganaches or truffles

Bronze: Birgit Heel Pralinenschule & Manufaktur  (Germany) – Passionsfurcht-Praline

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

Gold: Daja Chocolate  (Germany) – Limette-Koriander Praline


Nuts

Nut based pralines with dark chocolate

Gold: Sawade Berlin  (Germany) – Walnuss auf Weinbrandmarzipan
Silver: Casa Nobile  (Switzerland) – Alibabas Traum

Dark chocolate gianduiotto / cremino

Silver: Sawade Berlin  (Germany) – Königin Luise Praline

Dark chocolate enrobed marzipan

Bronze: Das Bernsteinzimmer  (Germany) – Earl Green / Matcha, Bergamotte, Lemon

Nut based pralines with milk chocolate

Silver: Das Bernsteinzimmer  (Germany) – MaplePecan Nougat
Bronze: Birgit Heel Pralinenschule & Manufaktur  (Germany) – Haselnusspraline Vegan Bio


Caramels

Dark chocolate enrobed caramels

Gold: Casa Nobile  (Switzerland) – Caramello “Old Deer”
Silver: Anna Reckmann Pâtisserie – Chocolaterie  (Germany) – Praline Muskovadokaramell
Bronze: Casa Nobile  (Switzerland) – Salzkaramell & Dschungelerdnuss Praline


Others – fruit/sugar/butter/cream

Dark chocolate enrobed whole fruit

Silver: Andreas Muschler  (Germany) – ´Orangeatstäbchen ´


Spreads

Spreads with dark chocolate (no milk powder)

Gold: cocoa.experiment  (Germany) – drei Haselnüsse für…


Milk spreads

Spreads with white chocolate

Silver: Chokumi  (Germany) – Pistazie


Special awards

Given for entries that qualify for the special category criteria

Milk chocolate bars with an infusion or flavouring

Special – Gastronomic: Evers & Tochter Manufaktur  (Germany) – Milk chocolate with dark truffle/salt

Nut based pralines with dark chocolate

Special – Classic: Sawade Berlin  (Germany) – Walnuss auf Weinbrandmarzipan