The International Chocolate Awards is pleased to announce the Winners of the third Benelux chocolatier Competition, which was judged in spring, 2020.
This Competition focuses on chocolatier products and flavoured bars from chocolatiers and chocolate companies based in Belgium, the Netherlands and Luxembourg. This competition is for chocolatiers and companies working from couverture. Winners will go through to the World Final later in 2020.
The judging panel included regular European judges, along with pastry chefs, restaurateurs, journalists and other specialists from the local area and members of our international Grand Jury panel.
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.
Prizes are awarded only to entries that meet the required standard for each prize.
(Prizes are shown in alphabetical order for each medal)
Ganaches, palets, ganache pralines and truffles
Flavoured dark chocolate ganaches or truffles
Gold:(Belgium) - Ganache Noire Thé Earl Grey
Silver:(Belgium) - Just Cassis
Silver:(Belgium) - Passion Twister
Bronze:(Belgium) - Limette
Flavoured milk chocolate ganaches or truffles
Silver:(Belgium) - Ganache Lait à la Cacahuète Salé
Silver:(Belgium) - Lingering Liquorice
Flavoured white chocolate ganaches or truffles
Gold:(Belgium) - Sudachi Fizz
Flavoured ganaches or truffles with combination coating or filling
Gold:(Belgium) - Cuban Style
Silver:(Belgium) - Tingling Passion
Bronze:(Belgium) - Coffee Shot
Bronze:(Belgium) - Hot 'n Spicy
Nut based pralines with dark chocolate
Bronze:(Belgium) - Gare aux Noisettes - Noir
Nut based pralines with milk chocolate
Silver:(Belgium) - Peanuts & Co
+ Special: Innovation
Bronze:(Belgium) - Gare aux Noisettes - Lait
Nut based pralines with combination chocolate
Silver:(Belgium) - Piemonte Deluxe
Milk chocolate enrobed caramels
Gold:(Belgium) - Caramel Beurre Salé
+ Special: Classic
Bronze:(Belgium) - La Symbiose
Others - fruit/sugar/butter/cream/misc
Other fillings with dark chocolate
Bronze:(Belgium) - Speculoos
(*) Declared chocolate maker for private label bars.
(**) Winner has declared the product is made with their own bean-to-bar chocolate or couverture.