French National Competition – Winners

settembre 19, 2017 11:12 pm by International Chocolate Awards in News @it, Risultati, Winners

The International Chocolate Awards is pleased to announce the Winners of our inaugural French National Competition, which was judged from 15 – 18 September, 2017 in Paris, France with our French Partner Planetgout. This competition judged entries from chocolatiers and chocolate companies 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 in London in October 2017.


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.



The categories judged included flavoured bars, filled chocolates, bonbons and pralines and chocolate spreads.
This was a national/regional competition for all categories except Plain/origin dark, milk and white bars. These categories were judged earlier in the year at the Semi-final competition, held in the Netherlands. 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 given only to entries that meet the required standard for each prize.

(Prizes are shown in alphabetical order for each medal)

Barrette aromatizzate

Barrette di cioccolato fondente con inclusioni o pezzi

Gold: Le Petit Chocolatier  (France) – Bean-to-bar Sao Tome 73 % Inclusion grue de cacao (**)

Silver: A La Reine Astrid  (France) – Tablette Perou Poivre de Timut (**)

Bronze: Bonnat Chocolatier  (France) – Chocolat fondant aux amandes (**)

Bronze: Bonnat Chocolatier  (France) – Fraize- Chocolat Noir Fraize (**)

Barrete cioccolato fondente ripiene

Silver: Benoit Chocolats  (France) – Caramandes®

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

Bronze: Bonnat Chocolatier  (France) – Chocolat Noir au Praliné Noisettes (**)

Barrette di cioccolato al latte ripiene

Gold: Jacques Bockel chocolatier créateur  (France) – Amandes Fleur de Sel

Barrette al cioccolato bianco aromatizzato

Bronze: Bonnat Chocolatier  (France) – Fraize- Chocolat Blanc Fraize (**)

Ganaches, paletes, praline e tartufi alla ganache

Ganache o tartufi di cioccolato fondente non aromatizzato

Gold: Bello et Angeli Les Chocolatiers  (France) – Piura

Silver: Ara Chocolat  (France) – Ganache Tolita (**)

Silver: Gilles Cresno Chocolatier  (France) – Ganache Araguani 72%

Silver: Patrick Gelencser Chocolatier  (France) – Ganache noire origine Pérou 75 % (**)

Silver: Raoul Boulanger  (France) – Vietnam (**)

Bronze: Ara Chocolat  (France) – Ganache Upala (**)

Bronze: La Fèverie by Hasnaâ  (France) – Ganache premier cru de Plantation 75% Madagascar

Bronze: Pascal Le Gac Chocolatier  (France) – Ganache nature forte

Bronze: Patrick Gelencser Chocolatier  (France) – Ganache noire origine Madagascar 65 % (**)

Bronze: Raoul Boulanger  (France) – Pérou (**)

Ganache o tartufi con cioccolato fondente aromatizzato

Gold: Colomb Béréni Création C.B.C.  (France) – Chocolat menthe fraîche

Silver: Chocolat.T  (France) – Mexique

Silver: Chocolaterie Vincent Guerlais  (France) – Caipirinha

Bronze: Bello et Angeli Les Chocolatiers  (France) – Adiake

Bronze: Colomb Béréni Création C.B.C.  (France) – Chocolat basilic

Bronze: Pascal Le Gac Chocolatier  (France) – Ganache à l’infusion de menthe fraîche

Bronze: Saunion 1893  (France) – KF (café)

Ganache o tartufi al cioccolato al latte

Silver: Jacques Bockel chocolatier créateur  (France) – Ganache agrumes et Hibiscus

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

Silver: Pascal Le Gac Chocolatier  (France) – Ganache lait citron vert

Bronze: Bello et Angeli Les Chocolatiers  (France) – Kunjo

Bronze: Cakao Chocolatiers  (France) – Ylang-ylang

Bronze: Chocolat.T  (France) – Mekong (**)

Bronze: Gilles Cresno Chocolatier  (France) – Ganache Fruit de la passion

Praline a base di noci e noci ricoperte

Praline a base di frutta/ gianduja con ciccolato fondente

Gold: Henri Le Roux Chocolatier et Caramelier  (France) – Pistacia

Silver: La Fèverie by Hasnaâ  (France) – Praliné Coriandre

Silver: La Fèverie by Hasnaâ  (France) – Venezia

Praline a base di noci/gianduja con cioccolato al latte

Gold: Gilles Cresno Chocolatier  (France) – Praliné Noisette du Piémont

Bronze: Chocolat Weiss  (France) – Praliné sésame (**)

Bronze: Jacques Bockel chocolatier créateur  (France) – Nut Alsace

Bronze: zChocolat  (France) – zChocolat numéro 0

Gianduiotto al latte

Gold: Gilles Cresno Chocolatier  (France) – Gianduja

Cremino di cioccolato al latte non aromatizzato

Bronze: Bonnat Chocolatier  (France) – Reve


Caramello ricoperti con cioccolato fondente

Silver: Au Bon Chocolat  (France) – Mornac Sur Seudre


Spalmabili con cioccolato fondente (senza latte in polvere)

Bronze: Chocolat Beussent Lachelle  (France) – Pate a tartiner du cordonnier (**)

Spalmabili con cioccolato al latte

Silver: Gilles Cresno Chocolatier  (France) – Pâte à tartiner aux noisettes du Piémont

Bronze: Bello et Angeli Les Chocolatiers  (France) – Jaipur

Bronze: zChocolat  (France) – Pâte noisette

(*)  Declared chocolate maker for private label bars.

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