Competition info – French National Competition 2017

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French National Competition, 2017

Location: Paris, France
Judging dates: September 15, 2017 – September 18, 2017
Eligible countries: France


The French National competition will judge entries from chocolatiers and companies based in France, celebrating the historic excellence in fine chocolate and the craft of French fine chocolatiers. Winners will pass through to the World Final in London in October 2017.


This competition judges flavoured bars, filled chocolates, bonbons and pralines and chocolate spreads is open to all companies with their main business or head office in France.

This is a Chocolatier competition for all categories EXCEPT for Plain/origin and Flavoured dark, milk and white bars made by Bean-to-Bar chocolate makers. These products are judged at the regional Bean-to-Bar competition, held in: Netherlands.

The admission fee for this competition is EUR €55 and the fee for each entry is EUR €40. Prices will be converted into local currency by your credit card company, if required.

Competition status

This competition is not currently open for entries or has passed. Please check back for future competitions.


Address for samples

26 Rue Carnot


To ensure your samples are in the best condition for the competition, please do not send for delivery before the samples opening date. For fresh products such as ganaches, you are advised to send in the last week before the closing date.

  • Open to receive samples:
    – September 1, 2017
  • Last day to receive samples:
    – September 14, 2017
  • Online closing date:
    – September 14, 2017
Sample quantities

To ensure that we have enough products go through our Selection, Main and Grand Jury judging rounds, please send the following quantities of EACH product you enter:

  • Bars: 400g total weight
  • Filled/bonbons etc: 40 pieces
  • Spreads: 1 jar (min 300 grams)