Italian/Mediterranean Chocolatier Competition 2020 – Grand Jury Finalists

juillet 13, 2020 6:00 by International Chocolate Awards in Finalists

The International Chocolate Awards is pleased to announce the Grand Jury Finalists of the Italian/Mediterranean Chocolatier Competition which was judged during spring 2020.

The judges were drawn from local experts, food journalists and pastry chefs and members of our permanent international Grand Jury and guest judges.

The Grand Jury Finalists are the entries that made it through to the final Grand Jury round, following an initial technical Selection round and a main round of judging. The Finalists are the nominations from which the Grand Jury select the prize winners, through private voting. The Grand Jury follow strict rules, which you can read here (PDF).

The 2020 Italian/Mediterranean Chocolatier Finalists are:

(In alphabetical order within each category)


Tablettes Aromatisées

Tablettes de chocolat noir avec infusion ou arôme

T’a Milano (Italy) – Tavoletta Cioccolato Fondente al Limone

Tablettes de chocolat noir avec inclusions ou morceaux

Bodrato Cioccolato (Italy) – Dark Chocolate with Coffee and Anise
Bodrato Cioccolato (Italy) – Dark Chocolate with Pink Pepper and Nibs

Tablettes de chocolat noir avec fourrage

Volpati Davide (Italy) – Fondente Tre Strati
Volpati Davide (Italy) – Gianduia Caterina
Volpati Davide (Italy) – Gianduia Tre Gusti

Tablettes de chocolat au lait avec infusion ou arôme

T’a Milano (Italy) – Tavoletta Latte e Tè Matcha
ÉSOPHY Mediterranean Inspired Chocolates (Greece) – Bar with Lemon, Bergamot, Orange

Tablettes de chocolat au lait avec inclusions ou morceaux

Gardini (Italy) – 38% Cacao & Sale Dolce con Liquerizia
Gardini (Italy) – 38% Cacao & Sale Dolce con Olio EVO
Joan Baixas (Spain) – Chocolate con Leche, Praliné y Maracuyá
Joan Baixas (Spain) – Chocolate con Leche y Crujiente de Kikos
Kaitxo (Spain) – Txokolate con Leche-Regaliz y Violetas

Tablettes de chocolat au lait avec fourrage

Knam (Italy) – Sicily

Tablettes de chocolat blanc aromatisées avec infusion ou arôme

T’a Milano (Italy) – Tavoletta Bianco Caramello e Liquirizia
T’a Milano (Italy) – Tavoletta Caramello e Sale delle Hawaii
T’a Milano (Italy) – Tavoletta Cioccolato Bianco e Zafferano

Tablettes de chocolat blanc avec inclusions ou morceaux

Bodrato Cioccolato (Italy) – White Chocolate Strawberry and Vanilla
Joan Baixas (Spain) – Chocolate Blanco, Yogurt y Frambuesa


Ganaches, palets, pralines avec ganache, truffes

Ganaches ou truffes au chocolat noir non aromatisées

Depetris Riccardo / Depetris…i Ciculaté (Italy) – Xela
Giuseppe Manilia (Italy) – Ganache Madagascar 72%
Giuseppe Manilia (Italy) – Tartufino all’Acqua Madagascar 72%
Giuseppe Manilia (Italy) – Tartufino Piura 72,5%
Knam (Italy) – Frau Knam
Pietro Macellaro Pasticceria Agricola Cilentana (Italy) – Piura Buffalo Cream

Ganaches ou truffes de chocolat noir aromatisées

Depetris Riccardo / Depetris…i Ciculaté (Italy) – Mucillago
Gardini (Italy) – Pralina alla Zuppa Inglese
Paola Francesca Bertani (Italy) – Un Tè con le Tigri
Stefania Massera – Pasticceria Gino Massera (Italy) – Santus
Torta Pistocchi Firenze (Italy) – Torta Agrumi di Sicilia
Torta Pistocchi Firenze (Italy) – Torta al Caffè Yrgalem
Torta Pistocchi Firenze (Italy) – Torta Martinica Dream

Ganaches ou truffes au chocolat au lait

Paola Francesca Bertani (Italy) – V60 O’Payo Milk
Piccola Pasticceria (Italy) – Uvetta del Piemonte
Ronen Aflalo (Israel) – Yuzu Bonbon
Yolanda’s Chocolatiers (Cyprus) – Passion Fruit Bonbon

Ganaches ou truffes au chocolat blanc

elias (Israel) – Cucumber and Gin
Torta Pistocchi Firenze (Italy) – Torta Albicocca e Cognac
Torta Pistocchi Firenze (Italy) – Torta Elisa/Elisa’s Cake

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

Falicetto Cioccolato Puro Piacenza (Italy) – ROSADO
La Botteghina del Cioccolato (Italy) – Bee Dark
La Botteghina del Cioccolato (Italy) – Black Honey
Oberhöller (Italy) – Cioccolato Ripieno di Puni Whisky
Paola Francesca Bertani (Italy) – Aleatica
Paola Francesca Bertani (Italy) – Ansonica
Paola Francesca Bertani (Italy) – Pane e Olio
Piccola Pasticceria (Italy) – Pomodoro e Basilico
Rafa Gorrotxategi (Spain) – Turrón de Trufa a La Mandarina y Yuzu
Rafa Gorrotxategi (Spain) – Turrón de Trufa con Yogur y Grosellas
Rafa Gorrotxategi (Spain) – Turrón Leche Oveja Latxa, Miel y Nueces


Fruits secs

Praliné au chocolat noir

Bardini (Italy) – Gianduiotto Classico
Bardini (Italy) – Tartufo
Bodrato Cioccolato (Italy) – Dark Cremino with Maldon Salt Flakes
Cioccolateria FAGIOLO PEIRANO (Italy) – Bacio del Tricolore
Gardini (Italy) – « Insolito » Gianduia e Sale Dolce
Giraudi (Italy) – Gianduiotto 4.3
Guido Castagna (Italy) – Cardamomo Malva
Guido Castagna (Italy) – Cremino Cannella Calendula
Guido Castagna (Italy) – Cremino Menta Liquirizia
Guido Castagna (Italy) – Cremino Pistacchio
Guido Castagna (Italy) – Giuinott
Pasticceria Ugetti (Italy) – Gianduiotto

Massepain enrobé de chocolat noir

Pietro Macellaro Pasticceria Agricola Cilentana (Italy) – Piura Violetta
Pietro Macellaro Pasticceria Agricola Cilentana (Italy) – Wild Oregano and Lemon of Sorrento

Dragées/ fruits secs entiers enrobés au chocolat noir

Bellantoni Cioccolato (Italy) – Dragée al Caffè
Ciocomiti (Italy) – Ciocomiti Fave Cacao Ricoperte Cuvèe 71%
Piccola Pasticceria (Italy) – Nocciola Piemonte Bassinata al Gianduja
Torta Pistocchi Firenze (Italy) – Drageès Caffè Yrgalem

Praliné au chocolat lait

Az. Agricola Luca Di Piero (Italy) – Cioccolato Gianduia della Tuscia
Pietro Macellaro Pasticceria Agricola Cilentana (Italy) – Chocolate Crunch

Dragées/ fruits secs entiers enrobés au chocolat lait

Bellantoni Cioccolato (Italy) – Dragée al Pepe Rosa
Bubo Barcelona (Spain) – Gianduja – Bubo Barcelona
Oberhöller (Italy) – Fava di Cacao Ricoperto con Cioccolato
ÉSOPHY Mediterranean Inspired Chocolates (Greece) – Pistachio Dragée with Milk Chocolate

Dragées/ fruits secs entiers enrobés au chocolat blanc

Bellantoni Cioccolato (Italy) – Dragée Pinolo alla Camomilla
Bubo Barcelona (Spain) – Macadam – Bubo Barcelona
T’a Milano (Italy) – DRAGÉES ARACHIDI E CARAMELLO
T’a Milano (Italy) – Dragée Caramello e Sale
Torta Pistocchi Firenze (Italy) – Dragées Pistacchio e Arancia

Praliné au chocolat lait …

Bardini (Italy) – Cremino Classico Tre Strati
Cioccolato TAF (Italy) – Cremino al Rosmarino
Depetris Riccardo / Depetris…i Ciculaté (Italy) – Persi Pien
elias (Israel) – Black Sesame Seeds
elias (Israel) – CORN
Gardini (Italy) – Cremino Bigusto con Amarene
Gardini (Italy) – Cremino Bigusto con Liquerizia
Gardini (Italy) – Cremino Bigusto con Noci di Romagna
Giraudi (Italy) – Cremino Chiaro con Nocciola Intera
Giuseppe Manilia (Italy) – Tartufino Gianduia
Piccola Pasticceria (Italy) – Piccolo Gianduja
Varvaro (Italy) – Cremino al Pistacchio e Nocciole
Varvaro (Italy) – Cremino al Sale di Maldon
Varvaro (Italy) – Cremino a Tre Strati

Dragées/ fruits secs entiers enrobés au chocolat lait …

Bellantoni Cioccolato (Italy) – Dragée al Coriandolo
Bellantoni Cioccolato (Italy) – Dragée Mokaccino


Caramels

Caramels enrobés de chocolat noir

Giraudi (Italy) – PETALI CON CARAMELLO AL LAMPONE
La Botteghina del Cioccolato (Italy) – Honey Moor

Caramels enrobés de chocolat au lait

Giraudi (Italy) – Petali al Caramello Salato
Pietro Macellaro Pasticceria Agricola Cilentana (Italy) – Truffle Caramello Salato

Caramels enrobés de chocolat blanc

Mirzam Chocolate Makers (United Arab Emirates) – 36% White Chocolate Malay caramel


Autres – fruits / sucre / beurre / crème

Fruits entiers enrobés de chocolat noir

Bardini (Italy) – Graffioni al maraschino
Bardini (Italy) – Pompelmo ricoperto
Bellantoni Cioccolato (Italy) – Dragée Foresta Nera
Cioccolato TAF (Italy) – Palombino ubriaco
Falicetto Cioccolato Puro Piacenza (Italy) – Sgranfgnòn Boero
Fattoria La Vialla di Gianni, Antonio e Bandino Lo Franco (Italy) – SCORZA DI ARANCIA CANDITA AL CIOCCOLATO
Pietro Macellaro Pasticceria Agricola Cilentana (Italy) – Boero

Fruits entiers enrobés de chocolat au lait

Torta Pistocchi Firenze (Italy) – Dragées Uvetta Latte e Mandorla

Fruits entiers enrobés de chocolat blanc

Bellantoni Cioccolato (Italy) – Dragée Cheesecake alla Fragola
Bellantoni Cioccolato (Italy) – Dragée Liquirizia e Arancio
Bellantoni Cioccolato (Italy) – Dragée Yogurt e Lampone

Manon/beurre/crème enrobés de chocolat noir ..

Gardini (Italy) – Napolitain con Ripieno Aceto Balsamico


Pâte à tartiner

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

Ciocomiti (Italy) – Ciocomiti Crema Ciocomitica 50% Nocciole
Depetris Riccardo / Depetris…i Ciculaté (Italy) – Amelina Classica
Giraudi (Italy) – Giacometta Fondente
Guido Castagna (Italy) – +55
Pasticceria Ugetti (Italy) – Crema Spalmabile Gianduia
Volpati Davide (Italy) – Elenella Nocciola

Pâtes à tartiner au chocolat au lait

Az. Agricola Luca Di Piero (Italy) – Nocciola della linea Nòcciola
Fattoria La Vialla di Gianni, Antonio e Bandino Lo Franco (Italy) – Viallella
Gardini (Italy) – Crema all’Olio EVO