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World Drinking Chocolate Competition 2020 – Winners

October 25, 2020 12:19 pm by International Chocolate Awards in Winners

The International Chocolate Awards is pleased to announce the Winners of the 2020 World Drinking Chocolate Competition.

This competition focuses on drinks made with chocolate, chocolate preparations, cocoa powder mixes, infusions and alcoholic drinks made with chocolate or cacao.

The Winners announcement ceremony was held during the virtual Schokoladen Gourmet Festival (23-25 October 2020), run by our partner in Hannover, Germany, Chocolats-de-luxe.de.

Please note: This is a temporary posting of the winners. A full post including a list of judges and Grand Jurors will be published shortly.

We will also publish a full list of Finalists including scores compiled using our new judging system. This will be available shortly. Thanks for your patience.

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

(Prizes are shown in alphabetical order for each medal)


‘Best in competition’ overall winners

Drinking Chocolate

Gold: Goodnow Farms Chocolate  (United States) – Almendra Blanca Single Origin Hot Cocoa


Drinks with dark chocolate

Plain/origin dark drinking chocolate (made with water)

Gold: Malagos Chocolate  (Philippines) – Malagos Premium Unsweetened Chocolate (**)

+ Gold: Growing Country

+ Gold: Chocolate Maker

+ Gold: Direct Traded

Silver: Ara Chocolat  (France) – Chocolat Chaud Chuncho (**)

+ Special: Vegan

Bronze: Pumatiy  (Peru) – Pasta Pura de Cacao Chuncho (Cusco) (**)

Plain/origin dark drinking chocolate (made with milk)

Gold: Amazing Cacao  (Russia) – Dark Hot Chocolate Chocozu 63% (**)

+ Gold: Chocolate Maker

+ Gold: Direct Traded

+ Special: Alternate theobromas

Gold: Fjåk Chocolate  (Norway) – 70% Dark Tanzania Drinking Chocolate (**)

+ Special: Vegan

+ Gold: Chocolate Maker

+ Gold: Organic

Silver: Bare Bones Chocolate  (United Kingdom) – 70% Madagascar Drinking Chocolate (**)

Silver: Duffy’s  (United Kingdom) – Duffy’s Guatemala 70% Hot Chocolate Drop

Silver: Duffy’s  (United Kingdom) – Duffy’s Nicaragua 70% Hot Chocolate Drop (**)

Silver: Whosecacao, Inc.  (Japan) – Specialty Cacao Drink “Enrekang” (**)

Bronze: Benns Ethicoa  (Malaysia) – Sungai Ruan Drinking Chocolate (**)

Bronze: Dos Estaciones – Cacao & Chocolate  (Germany) – 60% Drinking Chocolate (**)

Bronze: Duffy’s  (United Kingdom) – Duffy’s Nicaragua 72% Hot Chocolate Drop (**)

Bronze: Malagos Chocolate  (Philippines) – Malagos Premium Unsweetened Chocolate (**)

Bronze: Pump Street Bakery Chocolate  (United Kingdom) – Jamaica 75% Drinking Chocolate (**)

Flavoured dark drinking chocolate (made with water)

Gold: ChocoSol Traders  (Canada) – Jaguar Chocolate (**)

+ Special: Alternate theobromas

+ Special: Alternate sugars

Bronze: Art of Chocolate / Cacao Santa Fe  (United States) – Colonial New Mexican Chocolate Elixir (**)

Bronze: Art of Chocolate / Cacao Santa Fe  (United States) – Zapoteca Tejate/Blue Corn Chili Elixir (**)

Flavoured dark drinking chocolate (made with milk)

Gold: Co Couture  (United Kingdom) – Classic Organic Hot Chocolate 60%

+ Special: Classic

Silver: Belú Cacao  (El Salvador) – Tablilla (**)

+ Special: Local ingredients

Bronze: Shattell Chocolate  (Peru) – Chuncho 70% Cacao Drinking Chocolate (**)

Bronze: Wolter  (Mexico) – Chocometate Chile y Pimienta 70% (**)

Bronze: Wolter  (Mexico) – Chocometate Cinnamon 40% (**)


Drinks with milk chocolate

Plain/origin milk drinking chocolate (with milk chocolate/milk powder)

Gold: Amazing Cacao  (Russia) – Dark Milk Hot Chocolate 52% Copuazu (**)

+ Special: Alternate theobromas

+ Special: Alternate vegan milk

Flavoured milk drinking chocolate (with milk chocolate/milk powder)

Gold: Donna Elvira  (Italy) – Cioccolato al Latte (**)

Bronze: Nugali  (Brazil) – Cappuccino Milk Chocolate (**)


Drinks with white chocolate

White drinking chocolate

Silver: Le Cacaoyer  (Greece) – Mastic

+ Special: Local ingredients

Bronze: Adoratio Schokoladenkunst  (Germany) – Adoratio Weisser Kaffee Trinkschokolade


Drinks with cocoa powder

Plain/origin cocoa powder drinks (made with milk)

Gold: Goodnow Farms Chocolate  (United States) – Almendra Blanca Single Origin Hot Cocoa (**)

Silver: Goodnow Farms Chocolate  (United States) – Asochivite Single Origin Hot Cocoa (**)


Infusions

Cacao tea/infusions

Bronze: Fu Wan Chocolate  (Taiwan) – Cacao Tea (**)


Alcoholic drinks

Alcoholic drinks/liquors made with chocolate or cacao

Gold: Chocolate Safari  (United Kingdom) – Chocolate Safari (**)

Silver: Trinidad’s Natural  (Trinidad and Tobago) – Trinidad’s Natural Cocoa Wine


(*)  Declared chocolate maker for private label bars.

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