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French Chocolatier Competition 2020 – Winners

juillet 9, 2020 6:43 by International Chocolate Awards in Winners

The International Chocolate Awards is pleased to announce the Winners of the fourth French Chocolatier Competition, judged with our French Partner Planetgout. This competition judged entries from chocolatiers based in France, celebrating the historic excellence in fine chocolate and the craft of French fine chocolatiers.

Winners will pass through to the World Final later in 2020.

Judges

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

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Prizes

The categories judged included flavoured bars, filled chocolates, bonbons and pralines and chocolate spreads. The competitions were for national/regional entries for all categories except Plain/origin dark, milk and white bars. These categories are being judged later at the European Bean-to-Bar competition. 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.

** Bean-to-bar chocolatier products – recognising the growing trend of flavoured bars and filled chocolate made by chocolate makers, winning products made with an entrant’s own chocolate are marked with (**).

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

French Chocolatier Competition

(Prizes are shown in alphabetical order for each medal)


Tablettes Aromatisées

Tablettes de chocolat noir avec infusion ou arôme

Silver: Néogourmets & Zebre en Cuisine  (France) – Chocolat noir 70% Ouganda / Banane

+ Special: Innovation


Ganaches, palets, pralines avec ganache, truffes

Ganaches ou truffes au chocolat noir non aromatisées

Bronze: Colomb Béréni Création C.B.C.  (France) – Chocolat « Vieux Cacaoyers »

Ganaches ou truffes de chocolat noir aromatisées

Gold: Colomb Béréni Création C.B.C.  (France) – Francescu – Safran et Délice d’Oranges

+ Special: Gastronomic

Silver: Colomb Béréni Création C.B.C.  (France) – « Mintrastella » ou Menthe Aquatique

+ Special: Local ingredients

Silver: Colomb Béréni Création C.B.C.  (France) – Chocolat Aneth

Silver: Colomb Béréni Création C.B.C.  (France) – Chocolat Citron Vert/Basilic

Silver: L’Atelier du Confiseur  (France) – Ganache Thym-Miel

Ganaches ou truffes au chocolat au lait

Silver: L’Atelier du Confiseur  (France) – Ganache Rhum-Raisins

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

Gold: Chocolaterie Agnès et Pierre  (France) – Ganache Cêpes et Oranges

+ Special: Gastronomic

Silver: Chocolaterie Agnès et Pierre  (France) – Ganache Café du Vietnam et Combava

Silver: Chocolaterie Agnès et Pierre  (France) – Ganache Carotte, Orange, Gingembre Frais


Fruits secs

Praliné au chocolat noir

Gold: Chapon  (France) – Canela

Praliné au chocolat lait

Gold: L’Atelier du Confiseur  (France) – Praliné aux Graines de Sarrasin

Praliné au chocolat lait …

Gold: Chocolaterie Agnès et Pierre  (France) – Praliné Pistache, Olive Noire et Amande

Silver: Chocolaterie Agnès et Pierre  (France) – Praliné Sésame, Amande,Graine de Nigelle

Dragées/ fruits secs entiers enrobés au chocolat lait

Bronze: Bovetti  (France) – Noisettes Enrobées de Chocolat au Lait

Dragées/ fruits secs entiers enrobés au chocolat blanc

Silver: Bovetti  (France) – Chocolat Apéritif Fenouil Chocolat Blanc


Autres – fruits / sucre / beurre / crème

Pâtes de fruits, gelées enrobées de chocolat noir

Gold: L’Atelier du Confiseur  (France) – Bonbon à la Mandarine


Pâte à tartiner

Pâtes à tartiner au chocolat noir (sans poudre de lait)

Silver: Bovetti  (France) – Pâte à Tartiner Noisette Chocolat Noir

Pâtes à tartiner au chocolat au lait

Silver: Au Bon Chocolat  (France) – Pâte à Tartiner Noisette Chocolat

Silver: Charles Chocolartisan  (France) – Kikawet -Pâte à Tartiner Choco-Cacahuète

Bronze: Bovetti  (France) – Pâte à Tartiner Noisettes Chocolat Lait

Bronze: Chocolaterie Agnès et Pierre  (France) – Plaisir à Tartiner Noisette


(*)  Declared chocolate maker for private label bars.

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