Enter the International Chocolate Awards

The International Chocolate Awards are open to companies or individuals producing fine chocolate products for commercial sale anywhere around the world. Products must be available for retail sale within the year of the current Awards. Please see the individual competitions for which region or National competitions you should enter.

Rules and categories

Full details of the competition, categories and rules for all competitions can be downloaded here

(PDF): International Chocolate Awards – Categories and rules.

If you have any questions about the competition or how to enter, please get in touch using our contact form.

Current competitions


Tercera Competencia Regional de Chocolate de Centroamérica – 2019

San Salvador, El Salvador, November 11, 2019 – November 15, 2019

Closing date: November 8, 2019 – Samples required by: November 8, 2019



Previous competitions

Italian/Mediterranean Chocolatier – 2019

Florence, Italy, March 8, 2019 – March 12, 2019

Closing date: March 7, 2019 – Samples required by: March 8, 2019


Eastern European Chocolatier Competition – 2019

Florence, Italy, March 8, 2019 – March 12, 2019

Closing date: March 7, 2019 – Samples required by: March 8, 2019


French Chocolatier Competition – 2019

Paris, France, April 5, 2019 – April 8, 2019

Closing date: April 3, 2019 – Samples required by: April 4, 2019


Benelux Chocolatier Competition – 2019

Paris, France, April 5, 2019 – April 8, 2019

Closing date: April 3, 2019 – Samples required by: April 4, 2019


European, Middle Eastern and African Bean-to-bar Competition – 2019

Copenhagen, Denmark, May 10, 2019 – June 16, 2019

Closing date: May 15, 2019 – Samples required by: May 1, 2019


DACH – Deutschland / Österreich / Schweiz Wettbewerb Chocolatier Competition – 2019

Hannover, Germany, May 16, 2019 – May 18, 2019

Closing date: May 13, 2019 – Samples required by: May 14, 2019


Americas – Bean-to-bar and Chocolatier Competition – 2019

New York, United States, May 27, 2019 – June 3, 2019

Closing date: May 25, 2019 – Samples required by: May 26, 2019


Scandinavian Chocolatier Competition – 2019

Copenhagen, Denmark, June 12, 2019 – June 16, 2019

Closing date: June 10, 2019 – Samples required by: June 11, 2019


Quinto Concurso Nacional de Chocolate Peruano – 2019

Lima, Peru, July 8, 2019 – July 10, 2019

Closing date: July 7, 2019 – Samples required by: July 7, 2019


Asia-Pacific – Bean-to-bar and Chocolatier Competition – 2019

Ping-Tung, Taiwan, August 31, 2019 – September 5, 2019

Closing date: August 30, 2019 – Samples required by: August 30, 2019


British Chocolatier Competition – 2019

York, United Kingdom, September 9, 2019 – September 10, 2019

Closing date: September 8, 2019 – Samples required by: September 8, 2019


Canadian Chocolatier Competition – 2019

Toronto, Canada, September 14, 2019 – September 15, 2019

Closing date: September 13, 2019 – Samples required by: September 14, 2019


World Final – 2019

Florence, Italy, October 7, 2019 – October 12, 2019

Closing date: October 5, 2019 – Samples required by: October 6, 2019


Tercera Competencia Regional de Chocolate de Centroamérica – 2019

San Salvador, El Salvador, November 11, 2019 – November 15, 2019

Closing date: November 8, 2019 – Samples required by: November 8, 2019