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Eastern European Competition 2018 – Winners

septiembre 28, 2018 11:08 am porInternational Chocolate Awards enNews @es, Results @es, Winners @es

The International Chocolate Awards is pleased to announce the Winners of our fourth Eastern European Competition, which was judged from 21 – 22 September, 2018 in Budapest, Hungary. The competition encompasses Eastern, Central and North Eastern Europe and is the first international competition to support the growing interest in fine cacao and fine chocolate making in these regions.

Judges

The judging panel was made up of member of our Grand Jury and international judges who traveled to Budapest, joined by local chefs, journalists, bloggers and chocolate specialists.

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Prizes

The categories judged included flavoured bars, filled chocolates and spreads and are based on yearly feedback from our entrants and in consultation with the fine chocolate industry. Plain/origin and plain milk or white bars were judged at the 2018 European Bean-to-bar Competition, which was judged May 10 – June 11, in Amsterdam. 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.

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

(Prizes are shown in alphabetical order for each medal)


Barras con sabor

Barras de chocolate negro con inclusiones o piezas

Silver: Maya Chocolate  (Hungary) – Santo Domingo 70% dark chocolate with Cognac figs & Caramelized walnuts

Barras de chocolate con leche con inclusiones o piezas

Bronze: Gingalló Csokoládé  (Hungary) – Dominican milk chocolate with roasted malt (46%)

Barras de chocolate blanco con infusiones o polvos

Silver: Gingalló Csokoládé  (Hungary) – White chocolate with lemon & elderflower

Barras de chocolate blanco con inclusiones o piezas

Silver: Réel Chocolate  (Serbia and Montenegro) – Salted caramel chocolate

Bronze: Passion Hand made chocolate  (Czech Republic) – Cinnamon &Tonka bean


Ganaches, palets, ganaches pralinés y trufas

Ganaches o trufas de chocolate negro

Bronze: Harrer Chocolat  (Hungary) – Kaffir lime levél-madagaszkári vadbors (leaves of kaffir lime-wildpepper from Madagascar) (**)

Bronze: Harrer Chocolat  (Hungary) – kakukkfű-citromnád (thymian-lemongrass) (**)

Ganaches o trufas de chocolate con leche

Gold: chocoMe  (Hungary) – chocoMe Petit 21 – Bite-sized milk chocolate squares with Piemonte hazelnut praline and Ethiopean Harrar coffee filling

Silver: Harrer Chocolat  (Hungary) – fügefalevél (leaves of fig) (**)

Ganaches o trufas utilizando cobertura o relleno negro / con leche

Gold: CsoKiss Manufaktura  (Hungary) – Gyulai Vadbodza bonbon / Gyulai’s Wild Elderberry bonbon

Bronze: CsoKiss Manufaktura  (Hungary) – Sós Datolya bonbon/ Salted Dates bonbon


Nueces

Nueces enteras revestidas con chocolate oscuro (grajeas)

Bronze: Chocomaze  (Slovakia) – CrunCHÉ oat, chia and quinoa

Bronze: Chocomaze  (Slovakia) – CrunCHÉ pecan, coconut, chia and white quinoa enrobed in 60,1% dark chocolate

Nueces enteras revestidas con chocolate blanco (grajeas)

Bronze: chocoMe  (Hungary) – chocoMe Raffinée – Sicilian almond enrobed with chocolate made of Ruby


Caramelos

Caramelos revestidos de chocolate negro

Gold: Chocokoo  (Estonia) – Chanterelle Bonbon

Silver: Chocolala  (Estonia) – Sea-salt caramel in dark chocolate

Silver: chocoMe  (Hungary) – chocoMe Petit 21 – Bite-sized dark chocolate squares with caramel and yuzu filling

Bronze: Bonbonier Chocolate  (Hungary) – Apple pie caramell


Otros – fruta / azúcar / mantequilla / crema

Pastas de fruta recubiertas de chocolate negro, gelatina/gelée

Bronze: Chocolala  (Estonia) – Local black currant dark chocolate bonbon

Fruta entera recubierta de chocolate negro

Gold: Réel Chocolate  (Serbia and Montenegro) – Candied orange peel coated with dark chocolate

Silver: chocoMe  (Hungary) – chocoMe Voilé – Mango slices coated with dark chocolate

Silver: Harrer Chocolat  (Hungary) – fekete berkenye drazsé (aronia dragee) (**)

Fruta entera recubierta de chocolate con leche

Gold: chocoMe  (Hungary) – chocoMe Raffinée – Freeze-dried blackcurrant coated with blueberry yogurt and white chocolate

Silver: Harrer Chocolat  (Hungary) – kakakóbabtöret-mangó passiógyümölcs drazsé (cacaonibs-mango passionsfruit dragee)


Cremas para untar

Cremas para untar de chocolate con leche

Gold: Lyra  (Slovakia) – Spread praline

Silver: Chocolala  (Estonia) – Birch juice caramel spread

Bronze: Lyra  (Slovakia) – Spread walnut


(*)  Declared chocolate maker for private label bars.

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