Central American Competition Winners – 2018

décembre 7, 2018 11:45 by International Chocolate Awards in Results, Winners

The International Chocolate Awards is pleased to announce the Winners of the second Central American Support Competition (Segunda Competencia de Chocolates de Centro América 2018), which was judged in Guatemala City, Guatemala 1 – 5 December 2018.

The second Central American competition recognises the tradition and culture of chocolate and cacao over thousands of years in the historical Mesoamerica area. The competition aims to help develop local production of craft and fine flavour chocolate products in the emerging fine chocolate industry and stimulate the production of fine cacao in the Central American region.

Judges

The judging panel was made up of member of our Grand Jury and international judges who traveled to Guatemala, joined by local chefs and technical experts.

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Prizes

(Prizes are shown in alphabetical order for each medal)


Tablettes D’Origine/Noir

Tablettes de chocolat noir nature/d’origine

Gold: Feliu Chocolate  (Mexico) – Criollo Marfil – La Rioja
Silver: Fabrica de Chocolate Momotombo  (Nicaragua) – Tableta Oscuro 70% Rio Waslala
Silver: Fabrica de Chocolate Momotombo  (Nicaragua) – Tableta Oscuro 70% Waslala
Silver: Feliu Chocolate  (Mexico) – Soconusco
Silver: Wolter  (Mexico) – Quetzalli 85%
Silver: Wolter  (Mexico) – Quetzalli uranga
Silver: Wolter  (Mexico) – Quetzalli wolter
Silver: Xocolatisimo  (El Salvador) – San José Real de La Carrera 65%
Silver: Xocolatisimo  (El Salvador) – San José Real de La Carrera 70%
Silver: Zucoleto  (Honduras) – Chocolate Oscuro 70%
Bronze: Fabrica de Chocolate Momotombo  (Nicaragua) – Tableta Oscuro 70%
Bronze: Kotowa Chocolate Victoria  (Panama) – Chocolate oscuro 70%
Bronze: Nahua  (Costa Rica) – Dark 70% Upala
Bronze: Nahua  (Costa Rica) – Dark 70% Upala & Guatuso
Bronze: Palato Hand Crafted Chocolate  (Honduras) – 65% Chocolate Oscuro
Bronze: Tropical Chocolate Café  (Panama) – Tropical Chocolate 70%
Bronze: Xocolatisimo  (El Salvador) – San José Real de La Carrera 75%

Micro-batch – Tablettes de chocolat noir nature/d’origine

Gold: Maleku Chocolate  (Costa Rica) – Tenorio Dark 70%
Silver: Kakaw Museo  (Mexico) – Xocolate Chiapas – Soconusco 70 ( * MAYARI CASTELLANOS)
Silver: Maleku Chocolate  (Costa Rica) – Maleku Chocolate Dark 75%
Silver: Nahua  (Costa Rica) – Dark 70% Upala & Guatuso
Silver: XKIK’ chocolate de origen  (Mexico) – 65% Cacao, Plantación El Rocío
Silver: XKIK’ chocolate de origen  (Mexico) – 65% Cacao, Sarabia
Bronze: Le Caméléon  (Mexico) – Blanco Marfil 75% Cacao
Bronze: XKIK’ chocolate de origen  (Mexico) – 65% Cacao, Galeana
Bronze: XKIK’ chocolate de origen  (Mexico) – 75% cacao, Galeana

Tablettes de chocolat noir nature/d’origine % élevé (85 % et plus)

Silver: Cacaoterra/Xiquipil  (El Salvador) – Xiquipil 85% Finca La Cruz
Silver: Xocolatisimo  (El Salvador) – San José Real de La Carrera 85%
Bronze: Cacaoterra/Xiquipil  (El Salvador) – Xiquipil 85% Finca La Catarina
Bronze: Kakaw Museo  (Mexico) – Xocolate Chiapas – Rioja 85
Bronze: Maleku Chocolate  (Costa Rica) – Upala Single Origin 85%
Bronze: Nahua  (Costa Rica) – Dark 90% Upala

Tablettes de chocolat noir nature/d’origine avec sucre naturel édulcorant

Bronze: Nahua  (Costa Rica) – Dark 70% Candid

Tablettes de chocolat au lait nature/d’origine

Silver: Zucoleto  (Honduras) – Chocolate con leche 45%

Tablettes de chocolat au ‘noir lait’ nature/d’origine (50 % et plus)

Gold: Fabrica de Chocolate Momotombo  (Nicaragua) – Tableta Fino de Leche
Silver: Cacaoterra/Xiquipil  (El Salvador) – Xiquipil 65% Dark Milk San Jose del Real de La Carrera
Bronze: Maleku Chocolate  (Costa Rica) – Maleku Chocolate 60% Milk
Bronze: Sibö Chocolate Costa Rica  (Costa Rica) – Talamanca 63%

Micro-batch – Tablettes de chocolat au lait nature/d’origine

Silver: Danta Chocolate  (Guatemala) – Maya Rojo Milk

Tablettes de chocolat blanc nature/d’origine

Gold: Danta Chocolate  (Guatemala) – White Chocolate


Tablettes Aromatisées

Tablettes de chocolat noir avec infusion ou arôme

Gold: Cacaoterra/Xiquipil  (El Salvador) – Xiquipil 50% Mocha Guanaca San Jose/Ayutepeque
Silver: Nahua  (Costa Rica) – Dark 70% Ginger
Silver: Nahua  (Costa Rica) – Dark 70% Orange
Silver: Wolter  (Mexico) – Quetzalli Piña (**)
Bronze: Wolter  (Mexico) – Quetzalli Criollo Pasión 70% (**)

Tablettes de chocolat noir avec inclusions ou morceaux

Silver: Tropical Chocolate Café  (Panama) – Tropical Chocolate 65% (**)
Silver: Xocolatisimo  (El Salvador) – Tableta de Chocolate 75% Cacao Con Gengibre y Galleta (**)
Bronze: Sibö Chocolate Costa Rica  (Costa Rica) – Roasted Almond 70% (**)
Bronze: Xocolatisimo  (El Salvador) – Tableta de Chocolate Oscuro con Banano (**)

Tablettes de chocolat noir avec fourrage

Bronze: Nahua  (Costa Rica) – Dark 70% Passion Fruit

Tablettes de chocolat noir affiné grossièrement

Gold: Cacao Junajpu  (Guatemala) – Rustico Mayan Spice Cacao Bar

Tablettes de chocolat au lait avec infusion ou arôme

Gold: Maleku Chocolate  (Costa Rica) – Maleku Chocolate 60% Milk Chili (**)
Silver: Maleku Chocolate  (Costa Rica) – Lava – 56% Milk Chocolate with nutmeg & Chili (**)

Tablettes de chocolat au lait avec inclusions ou morceaux

Gold: Danta Chocolate  (Guatemala) – Milk Chocolate with Smoked Chile and Whole Cacao Beans (**)
Bronze: Estukurú  (Costa Rica) – Tableta chocolate con leche y maní garapiñado (**)

Tablettes de chocolat blanc aromatisées avec infusion ou arôme

Bronze: Palato Hand Crafted Chocolate  (Honduras) – Chocolate Blanco con Limon y Sal Rosada (**)

Tablettes de chocolat blanc avec inclusions ou morceaux

Gold: Xocolatisimo  (El Salvador) – Tableta de Chocolate Blanco Con Frambuesa (**)
Silver: Danta Chocolate  (Guatemala) – White with Nibs (**)
Silver: Maleku Chocolate  (Costa Rica) – Cañas, white 40% with cacao nibs (**)


Ganaches, palets, pralines avec ganache, truffes

Ganaches ou truffes de chocolat noir aromatisées

Silver: Danta Chocolate  (Guatemala) – Zacapa Centenario (**)
Bronze: Cacaoterra/Xiquipil  (El Salvador) – Shaw’s Mayaland Flor de Jamaica Truffle (**)
Bronze: Xocolatisimo  (El Salvador) – Trufa De Chocolate Oscuro 75% Cacao con Nibs (**)

Ganaches ou truffes au chocolat au lait

Bronze: Danta Chocolate  (Guatemala) – Maracuyá y Chocolate de Leche (**)

Ganaches ou truffes au chocolat blanc

Bronze: Xocolatisimo  (El Salvador) – Bombón de Mantequilla (**)

Ganaches ou truffes utilisant du chocolat noir/au lait/blanc pour l’enrobage et la garniture

Gold: Sibö Chocolate Costa Rica  (Costa Rica) – Rompope truffle (**)
Silver: Wolter  (Mexico) – bombón de mezcal y balsámico (**)
Bronze: Kakaw Museo  (Mexico) – Napana: Maracuya & Almendra By Chriss Macbeth (**)


Fruits secs

Praliné au chocolat noir

Silver: Xocolatisimo  (El Salvador) – Bombón deMantquilla de Maní y Caramelo de Laurel (**)

Praliné au chocolat lait

Bronze: Cacaoterra/Xiquipil  (El Salvador) – Shaw’s Caramelized Macadamia


Caramels

Caramels enrobés de chocolat noir

Silver: Nahua  (Costa Rica) – Praline Vainilla (**)

Caramels enrobés de chocolat au lait

Gold: Sibö Chocolate Costa Rica  (Costa Rica) – Café Irlandés caramel (**)


Autres – fruits / sucre / beurre / crème

Pâtes de fruits, gelées enrobées de chocolat noir

Bronze: Cacaoterra/Xiquipil  (El Salvador) – Shaw’s Mayaland Tamarind Truffle (**)

Fruits entiers enrobés de chocolat noir

Bronze: Cacaoterra/Xiquipil  (El Salvador) – Shaw’s Cascara de Naranja (**)


Pâte à tartiner

Pâtes à tartiner au chocolat au lait

Bronze: El Bastión  (Mexico) – EL BASTIÓN CREMA DE CHOCOLATE (**)