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Italian/Mediterranean Winners 2017

aprile 9, 2017 7:00 pm by International Chocolate Awards in News @it, Risultati, Winners

The International Chocolate Awards is pleased to announce the Winners of the Italian/Mediterranean Competition, which was judged in Florence, Italy from 16 – 20 March 2017. This competition was open to all companies with their main business or head office in the countries listed: Croatia, Cyprus, Egypt, Greece, Israel, Italy, Malta, Morocco, Portugal, Spain, Turkey, United Arab Emirates and all Middle East and North African companies.

The combined Italian National and Mediterranean regional rounds, bringing together cultures and chocolate companies sharing the influence and ingredients of the Mediterranean sea. Winners will pass through to the World Final in London in October 2017.

This regional competition awards prizes for chocolatier products including filled chocolates/bonbons, pralines, flavoured bars and chocolate spreads. Plain/origin dark, milk and white bars from all European, African and Middle East chocolate makers are judged at the European Semi-final competition, held in Amsterdam in June 2017.

The International Chocolate Awards is an independent competition recognising excellence in fine chocolate making and in the products made with fine chocolate.

Judges

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

Prizes

The categories judged included flavoured chocolate bars, filled chocolates and spreads, and are based on yearly feedback from our entrants and in consultation with the fine chocolate industry. 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)


Barrette aromatizzate

Barrette cioccolato fondente con infusione o aromi

Gold: Luca Mannori  (Italy) – Tavoletta Nicaliso 72% Spicy and Salted
Bronze: Bodrato Cioccolato  (Italy) – Dark chocolate with coffee and star anise
Bronze: Just Justin  (Israel) – Cinnamon Dark Chocolate (**)
Bronze: T’a Milano  (Italy) – Tavoletta al limone

Barrette di cioccolato fondente con inclusioni o pezzi

Gold: Pasticceria Vacchieri Marco – Dolci Intuizioni  (Italy) – Opaque
Silver: Gardini  (Italy) – Spezial fondente con caffè e cardamomo
Silver: Pasticceria Vacchieri Marco – Dolci Intuizioni  (Italy) – Bergamot
Silver: Pasticceria Vacchieri Marco – Dolci Intuizioni  (Italy) – Pancaglieri
Silver: Utopick Cacao  (Spain) – Dark chocolate with caramelized macadamia nut with salt (**)
Bronze: Bodrato Cioccolato  (Italy) – dark chocolate with pink pepper and cocoa beans
Bronze: Nadalina  (Croatia) – Dark Chocolate and Cocoa Nibs (**)

Barrete cioccolato fondente ripiene

Gold: Gardini  (Italy) – Insolito gianduja salata
Silver: Mirzam  (United Arab Emirates) – Dates and Fennel (**)

Barrette ruvide fondenti aromatizzate

Gold: Donna Elvira  (Italy) – Cioccolato di Modica – Peperoncino (**)
Silver: Donna Elvira  (Italy) – Cioccolato di Modica – Arancia

‘Naked’ filled dark chocolate bars (filling only, no coating)

Gold: Guido Castagna  (Italy) – Gianduja Fondente (**)

Barrette ciccolato al latte con infusione o aromi

Bronze: Utopick Cacao  (Spain) – Bean to bar milk saffron (**)

Barrette di cioccolato al latte con inclusioni o pezzi

Gold: Cacao Sampaka  (Spain) – Milk chocolate with black truffle
Silver: Piccola Pasticceria  (Italy) – Gianduja
Silver: Slitti  (Italy) – Tavoletta Caffe’ Latte
Bronze: Gardini  (Italy) – Finissimo al latte con sale e olio EVO

Barrette di cioccolato al latte ripiene

Gold: Piccola Pasticceria  (Italy) – Arancia di Calabria
Bronze: Piccola Pasticceria  (Italy) – Limone di Sorrento

Barrette al cioccolato bianco aromatizzato

Gold: T’a Milano  (Italy) – Tavoletta cioccolato bianco al caramello e sale delle Hawaii
Bronze: T’a Milano  (Italy) – Tavoletta zafferano e cioccolato bianco


Ganaches, paletes, praline e tartufi alla ganache

Ganache o tartufi di cioccolato fondente non aromatizzato

Gold: Pietro Macellaro Pasticceria Agricola Cilentana  (Italy) – Piura buffalo cream
Silver: Ika Chocolate  (Israel) – Papua

Ganache o tartufi con cioccolato fondente aromatizzato

Gold: Luca Mannori  (Italy) – Red Honduras Sour and Spicy
Silver: Torta Pistocchi Firenze  (Italy) – Torta Fondente Uvetta e Rhum Agricolo della Martinica
Bronze: Pasticceria Ernst Knam  (Italy) – Pralina alla mora (**)
Bronze: Piccola Pasticceria  (Italy) – Vietnam, cocco e mandorla

Ganache o tartufi al cioccolato al latte

Bronze: Kuppelrain – Nathalie Trafoier  (Italy) – L´Amore

Ganaches o tartufi di cioccolato bianco

Silver: Pasticceria Ernst Knam  (Italy) – Pralina capperi e limone (**)
Silver: Piccola Pasticceria  (Italy) – Tea alla rosa con litchi

Ganache o tertufi prodotti utilizzando ciccolati misti Fondente /latte/bianco per copertura o ripieno

Gold: Slitti  (Italy) – Pralina Irish Coffee
Silver: Ika Chocolate  (Israel) – Zaatar
Silver: Piccola Pasticceria  (Italy) – Perù mango e fave di tonka
Silver: Slitti  (Italy) – Pralina Passion Fruit
Bronze: Andrea Bianchini Chocolate Luxory Collection  (Italy) – Spirit
Bronze: Pasticceria Ernst Knam  (Italy) – Pralina mango e frutto della passione (**)
Bronze: Ronen Aflalo  (Israel) – Middel East raw tehini bonbon
Bronze: Slitti  (Italy) – Pralina Ginger


Praline a base di noci e noci ricoperte

Praline a base di frutta/ gianduja con ciccolato fondente

Gold: Guido Castagna  (Italy) – Cremino Menta e Liquirizia (**)
Gold: Guido Castagna  (Italy) – Cremino Pistacchio di Bronte (**)
Silver: Giraudi Cioccolato  (Italy) – Praline with pistachios
Silver: Guido Castagna  (Italy) – Cremino Cannella e Calendula (**)
Silver: Guido Castagna  (Italy) – Cremino Cardamomo e Malva (**)
Bronze: Bardini  (Italy) – Tartufo Bardini
Bronze: Tartuflanghe  (Italy) – Trifulot, dark praline with hazelnuts

Gianduiotto fondente

Gold: Guido Castagna  (Italy) – Giuinott (**)
Bronze: Bardini  (Italy) – Gianduiotto Bardini
Bronze: Giraudi Cioccolato  (Italy) – Gianduiotto fondente

Cremino al cioccolato fondente non aromatizzato

Silver: Bardini  (Italy) – Cremino Bardini

Cremino al cioccolato fondente aromatizzato

Gold: Gardini  (Italy) – Cremino Bigusto con Liquirizia
Silver: Gardini  (Italy) – Cremino Bigusto con Amarene
Silver: Gardini  (Italy) – Cremino Bigusto con Uva di Corinto

Marzapane ricoperto al cioccolato fondente

Gold: Pietro Macellaro Pasticceria Agricola Cilentana  (Italy) – Wild oregano and lemon of Sorrento
Silver: Torta Pistocchi Firenze  (Italy) – Ricciarello and fondente Tanzania 75%
Bronze: Pietro Macellaro Pasticceria Agricola Cilentana  (Italy) – Violetta

Praline a base di noci/gianduja con cioccolato al latte

Silver: Giraudi Cioccolato  (Italy) – Praline with sesame
Bronze: Layla  (Tunisia) – “Sesame Flower” (“Fiore di Sesamo”)
Bronze: Tartuflanghe  (Italy) – Trifulot, Peanuts praline

Gianduiotto al latte

Gold: Piccola Pasticceria  (Italy) – Piccolo Gianduja
Silver: Giraudi Cioccolato  (Italy) – Gianduiotto Classico

Cremino di cioccolato al latte non aromatizzato

Gold: Piccola Pasticceria  (Italy) – Cremino Tre Colori

Dragées al latte/noci intere ricoperte di cioccolato al latte

Gold: Slitti  (Italy) – Mandorle d’Avola

Praline con frutta in guscio e cioccolato bianco

Gold: Tartuflanghe  (Italy) – Trifulot, White praline with cardamom
Bronze: Tartuflanghe  (Italy) – Trifulot, pistachio praline

Dragées di cioccolato bianco, noci intere ricoperte

Gold: Torta Pistocchi Firenze  (Italy) – Dragée Pistacchio, Cioccolato Bianco, polvere di arancia e sale


Caramello

Caramello ricoperto con cioccolato al latte

Silver: Andrea Bianchini Chocolate Luxory Collection  (Italy) – Black Spirit


Altre -frutti/zucchero/burro/crema

Paste di frutta, gelatine, gelée ricoperte con cioccolato fondente

Silver: Pietro Macellaro Pasticceria Agricola Cilentana  (Italy) – Wild apples and fresh basil
Silver: Torta Pistocchi Firenze  (Italy) – Lemon and Yuzu

Frutti interi ricoperti di cioccolato fondente

Gold: Pelagagge Riccardo  (Italy) – Clementina candita ricoperta di fondente
Silver: Pietro Macellaro Pasticceria Agricola Cilentana  (Italy) – Boero
Silver: Pietro Macellaro Pasticceria Agricola Cilentana  (Italy) – Organic Orangette Piura 70%
Bronze: Bardini  (Italy) – Graffione Bardini
Bronze: Falicetto Cioccolato Puro Piacenza  (Italy) – Sgranfgnon di Piacenza
Bronze: Slitti  (Italy) – Ginger
Bronze: Torta Pistocchi Firenze  (Italy) – Pralina allo Yuzu e olio di Oliva

Frutti interi ricoperti di cioccolato al latte

Gold: Torta Pistocchi Firenze  (Italy) – Dragée uvetta, cioccolato al latte e mandorla
Silver: Slitti  (Italy) – Black Cherry

Cioccolato bianco ricoperto con manon/burro/crema

Gold: Andrea Bianchini Chocolate Luxory Collection  (Italy) – Red Heart


Spalmabili

Spalmabili con cioccolato fondente (senza latte in polvere)

Gold: Guido Castagna  (Italy) – Crema Di Nocciole +55 (**)
Silver: Giraudi Cioccolato  (Italy) – Giacometta Fondente
Silver: Luca Mannori  (Italy) – Spalmabile alle Nocciole IGP con Puro Ocumare 72%
Bronze: La Botteghina del Cioccolato  (Italy) – Nocciolosa
Bronze: Slitti  (Italy) – Crema da spalmare Gianera

Spalmabili con cioccolato al latte

Gold: Piccola Pasticceria  (Italy) – Buongiorno alla nocciola
Silver: Giraudi Cioccolato  (Italy) – Giacometta Pistacchio
Silver: Pasticceria Vacchieri Marco – Dolci Intuizioni  (Italy) – Crema Gianduia
Silver: Piccola Pasticceria  (Italy) – Buongiorno allo zabaione
Silver: Slitti  (Italy) – Crema da spalmare Riccosa