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DACH Chocolatier Competition 2018 Winners

maggio 29, 2018 1:26 pm by International Chocolate Awards in Risultati, Winners

DACH Hannover

The International Chocolate Awards is pleased to announce the Winners of the German, Austrian and Swiss Competition (DACH). The competition was held for the fifth time from 1 3 May 2018, with our regional partner chocolats-de-luxe.de, in Hannover.

The award ceremony will take place in September 2018 at the Schokoladen-Gourmet-Festival (Chocolate Gourmet Festival) in Hannover. The judging took place at the inspe-ct food analysis laboratory of Dr. Thorsten Sander, where we were able to judge under laboratory conditions, a new and exciting experience for us.


The judging panel was made up of pastry chefs, journalists, restaurant reviewers, bloggers, culinary educators and chefs, as well as members of our Grand Jury.



The entry categories 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 di cioccolato fondente con inclusioni o pezzi

Gold: Maitre Chocolatier Wenschitz  (Austria) – Handmade Pure Nacional beerig

Silver: Maitre Chocolatier Wenschitz  (Austria) – Handmade Arriba 72% Blumig

Silver: Schokov  (Austria) – Schokov Organic “No7” Rosmarin & Zitrone

Bronze: Schokov  (Austria) – Schokov Organic “Meersalz & Pfeffer”

Bronze: Schokov  (Austria) – Schokov Organic “No11” Bergthymian & Walnuss

Bronze: Schokov  (Austria) – Schokov Organic “No4” Mandelkrokant & Kardamom

Bronze: Schokov  (Austria) – Schokov Organic “No8” Haselnuss & Garam Masala

Bronze: Trüffel Güse GmbH  (Germany) – Melniks Metabolic Booster

Barrete cioccolato fondente ripiene

Gold: Martin Mayer Schokoladen  (Austria) – Hauszwetschke – Tafel 70g (**)

Silver: Clement  (Germany) – Clement Single Malt Whisky Schokolade

Silver: Martin Mayer Schokoladen  (Austria) – Dirndl (Kornelkirsche) – Tafel 70g (**)

Silver: Martin Mayer Schokoladen  (Austria) – Weißer Spargel – Tafel 70g (**)

Silver: Schell Schokoladen  (Germany) – Gin Masterscut, gefüllte Schokolade

Bronze: Martin Mayer Schokoladen  (Austria) – Quitte – Tafel 70g (**)

Barrette di cioccolato al latte con inclusioni o pezzi

Gold: Evers & Tochter Manufaktur  (Germany) – Milk Chocolate with salty roasted almond pins

Silver: Das Bernsteinzimmer  (Germany) – MaplePekan & Salz

Silver: Evers & Tochter Manufaktur  (Germany) – Milk Chocolate with Salt and Truffle

Silver: Taucherli  (Switzerland) – La Donna

Silver: Taucherli  (Switzerland) – Raps

Bronze: Evers & Tochter Manufaktur  (Germany) – Milk Chocolate with Amber sugar and salt from the island Sylt

Bronze: Trüffel Güse GmbH  (Germany) – Melniks Restore Booster

Barrette di cioccolato al latte ripiene

Gold: Clement  (Germany) – Clement Jamaika Rum Schokolade

Silver: Martin Mayer Schokoladen  (Austria) – Weichsel Koriander – Tafel 70g (**)

Barrette al cioccolato bianco con inclusioni o pezzi

Bronze: Taucherli  (Switzerland) – Noel

Ganaches, paletes, praline e tartufi alla ganache

Ganache o tartufi di cioccolato fondente non aromatizzato

Silver: Andreas Muschler  (Germany) – ´Emelie ´

Ganache o tartufi con cioccolato fondente aromatizzato

Silver: Clement  (Germany) – Whisky Truffe

Bronze: Maitre Chocolatier Wenschitz  (Austria) – Diplomatico

Ganache o tartufi al cioccolato al latte

Gold: Andreas Muschler  (Germany) – ´Mogador ´

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

Silver: Schokoladensommelier Stefan Pauly  (Germany) – Ginpraline mit Gin der Gebrüder Elwert

Bronze: Andreas Muschler  (Germany) – ´Vitus ´

Bronze: Daja Chocolate  (Germany) – Gin

Praline a base di noci e noci ricoperte

Gianduiotto fondente

Silver: Andreas Muschler  (Germany) – ´Ela ´

Marzapane ricoperto al cioccolato fondente

Gold: Sawade Berlin  (Germany) – Walnuss auf Weinbrandmarzipan

Bronze: Sawade Berlin  (Germany) – Königin Luise Praline

Marzapane ricoperto al cioccolato la latte

Bronze: Das Bernsteinzimmer  (Germany) – Antjes Apfelkuchen


Caramello ricoperto con cioccolato al latte

Bronze: Daja Chocolate  (Germany) – Salt Caramel

Altre -frutti/zucchero/burro/crema

Paste di frutta, gelatine, gelée ricoperte con cioccolato fondente

Silver: Clement  (Germany) – Apfelschäumchen

Frutti interi ricoperti di cioccolato fondente

Bronze: Andreas Muschler  (Germany) – ´Orangeatstäbchen ´


Spalmabili con cioccolato fondente (senza latte in polvere)

Bronze: Daja Chocolate  (Germany) – sweet Dark Caramel Spread

Spalmabili con cioccolato al latte

Silver: Daja Chocolate  (Germany) – Salt Caramel Spread

(*)  Declared chocolate maker for private label bars.

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