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Competition info – Eastern European Chocolatier Competition 2019

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Eastern European Chocolatier Competition, 2019

Location: Florence, Italy
Judging dates: March 8, 2019 – March 12, 2019
Eligible countries: Albania, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Macedonia, Moldova, Montenegro, Poland, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Ukraine

THIS COMPETITION WAS ALREADY JUDGED.

The Eastern European Chocolatier Competition is the only chocolate competition dedicated to chocolatier products made in Eastern European Countries.

The Eastern European Chocolatier Competition celebrates the craft of chocolatiers and chocolate companies who create filled chocolates, truffles, ganaches, caramels, fondants, enrobed fruits and nuts and spreads made from chocolate couverture or from their own bean-to-bar chocolate. The competition also includes flavoured chocolate bars made from chocolate couverture.

Bean-to-bar chocolate makers of plain/origin and flavored bars can participate to the European Bean-to-Bar competition, which will take place on 12 – 16 June 2019 in Copenhagen, Denmark.

This year’s Eastern European Chocolatier competition will be judged alongside the Italian/Mediterranean Chocolatier competition, and will take place in Florence, Italy, 8 – 12 March 2019.

Winners of these competitions will pass through to the World Final in Florence, in October 2019.


SAVE THE DATE:

Eastern European Awards Ceremony will also be held in Florence, on March 30th. Details soon.


 

Eligibility

This competition is open to all companies with their main base or head office in the following Eastern European Countries: Albania, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Macedonia, Moldova, Montenegro, Poland, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia and Ukraine. And is for all filled chocolates and spreads made from couverture or bean-to-bar chocolate, and for flavoured bars made from couverture.

More details and updated information regarding the competition, categories and rules for all 2019 competitions will be published on our website.

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: Denmark.

The admission fee for this competition is EUR €55 and the fee for each entry is EUR €45. 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.

Info

Address for samples

Per International Chocolate Awards EAST/EURO competition
Att.ne Alessia Pucci e Monica Meschini
Educatorio del Fuligno
Via Faenza 48
50123 Firenze
ITALIA

Dates

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:
    – February 19, 2019
  • Last day to receive samples:
    – March 8, 2019
  • Online closing date:
    – March 7, 2019
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 (14 ounces) total weight
  • Filled/bonbons etc: 30 pieces
  • Spreads: 1 jar (min 300 grams/10 ounces)