Central American Competition Winners – 2019

novembre 22, 2019 11:22 am by International Chocolate Awards in Risultati, Winners

The International Chocolate Awards is pleased to announce the Winners of the third Central American Support Competition (Tercera Competencia Regional de Chocolate de Centroamérica 2019), which was judged November 11–15, in San Salvador, El Salvador.

The third Central American competition recognises the tradition and culture of chocolate and cacao over thousands of years in the historical Mesoamerica area. The competition aims to help develop local production of craft and fine flavour chocolate products in the emerging fine chocolate industry and stimulate the production of fine cacao in the Central American region.

Judges

The judging panel was made up of members of our Grand Jury and judges from Central America who traveled to El Salvador, joined by local chefs and technical experts.

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Prizes

(Prizes are shown in alphabetical order for each medal)


‘Best in competition’ overall winners

Plain/origin dark bar categories

Gold: Cacaoterra/Xiquipil  (El Salvador) – Shaw’s 70%

Plain/origin milk bar categories

Gold: Kakaw Museo  (Mexico) – Kakaw Museo – Finca la Cruz


Barrette plain/origin

Barrette fondenti plain /origin

Gold: Cacaoterra/Xiquipil  (El Salvador) – Shaw’s 70%

Silver: Wolter  (Mexico) – Criollo Aguaselva 72%

Silver: Wolter  (Mexico) – Uranga 74%

Bronze: Wolter  (Mexico) – Wolter 80%

Micro-batch – Barrette fondenti plain /origin

Gold: Xocolatisimo  (El Salvador) – 70% Cacao Blend Usulután-Morazán

Silver: Argencove  (Nicaragua) – “Cocibolca” 70% Dark Chocolate

Silver: Argencove  (Nicaragua) – “Masaya” 70% Dark Chocolate

Silver: Argencove  (Nicaragua) – “Mombacho” 70% Dark Chocolate

Silver: Cacaoterra/Xiquipil  (El Salvador) – Xiquipil 70% Finca Los Angeles

Silver: Cacaoterra/Xiquipil  (El Salvador) – Xiquipil 70% Finca Palomo

Silver: Fabrica de Chocolate Momotombo  (Nicaragua) – Dark Chocolate 90% Nueva Segovia

Silver: Místika Chocolate  (Costa Rica) – Barra de Chocolate 70%

Silver: Palato Hand Crafted Chocolate  (Honduras) – 70% Chocolate Oscuro Tela

Silver: Palato Hand Crafted Chocolate  (Honduras) – 75% Chocolate Oscuro Mayan Red

Silver: Palato Hand Crafted Chocolate  (Honduras) – 75% Chocolate Oscuro Wampu

Silver: Xocolatisimo  (El Salvador) – 70% cacao Special Blend Usulután-Morazán

Bronze: Argencove  (Nicaragua) – “Apoyo” 70% Dark Chocolate

Bronze: Argencove  (Nicaragua) – “Batch No. 13” 80% Dark Chocolate

Bronze: Belú Cacao  (El Salvador) – Panela

Bronze: Cata Cacao  (Costa Rica) – Cata Cacao 85% Very Dark Chocolate

Bronze: Fabrica de Chocolate Momotombo  (Nicaragua) – Dark Chocolate 90% Rio San Juan

Bronze: Le Caméléon  (Mexico) – So. Xo.-Root 4 Neocriollo, 75% cacao

Bronze: Oro Chocolate  (Nicaragua) – Single Origin Dark

Bronze: Xocolatisimo  (El Salvador) – 70% Cacao Elmer Martínez

Bronze: Xocolatisimo  (El Salvador) – 85% Cacao Blend Usulután-Morazán

Barrette al latte plain/origin

Silver: Cacaoterra/Xiquipil  (El Salvador) – Shaw’s 41% Milk Chocolate/SJRLaCarrera

Micro-batch – Barrette al latte plain/origin

Gold: Kakaw Museo  (Mexico) – Kakaw Museo – Finca la Cruz

Bronze: Cacaoterra/Xiquipil  (El Salvador) – Xiquipil 65% Dark Milk SJRLaCarrera

Bronze: Mayak Chocolate  (Honduras) – 50% Milk chocolate

Bronze: Palato Hand Crafted Chocolate  (Honduras) – 60% Chocolate Oscuro con Leche Wampu

Barrette bianche plain/origin

Gold: Wolter  (Mexico) – Chelo Caramelo 34%


Barrette aromatizzate

Barrette cioccolato fondente con infusione o aromi

Gold: Xocolatisimo  (El Salvador) – Chocolate Oscuro La Carrera- Leche Coco (**)

Silver: Wolter  (Mexico) – Piña Dark 60% (**)

Bronze: Argencove  (Nicaragua) – Passion fruit 70% Dark Chocolate (**)

Bronze: Wolter  (Mexico) – Guanabana Dark 60% (**)

Barrette di cioccolato fondente con inclusioni o pezzi

Gold: Wolter  (Mexico) – Chicatana 70% (**)

Silver: Palato Hand Crafted Chocolate  (Honduras) – 65% Chocolate Oscuro Naranja y Almendras (**)

Silver: Yojoa Chocolate  (Honduras) – Ajonjolí y Sal de Mar Chocolate (**)

Bronze: Argencove  (Nicaragua) – Banana Cinnamon and Cloves 70% Dark Choc (**)

Bronze: Argencove  (Nicaragua) – Saffron 70% Dark Chocolate (**)

Bronze: Estukurú  (Costa Rica) – 75% dark chocolate with orange (**)

Bronze: Mayak Chocolate  (Honduras) – 75% Dark chocolate whith Cashew & salt (**)

Bronze: Yojoa Chocolate  (Honduras) – Naranja con Arándano Chocolate (**)

Barrette ciccolato al latte con infusione o aromi

Bronze: Macaw Kakau  (Costa Rica) – Macaw Kakau 60% con Cafe don Roberto

Barrette di cioccolato al latte con inclusioni o pezzi

Gold: Xocolatisimo  (El Salvador) – Chocolate con leche con Frambuesa (**)

Silver: Fabrica de Chocolate Momotombo  (Nicaragua) – Chocolate con Toffee, Almendras,especias (**)

Bronze: Fabrica de Chocolate Momotombo  (Nicaragua) – Chocolate de leche “Banano en Gloria” (**)

Bronze: Mayak Chocolate  (Honduras) – 50% Milk chocolate, with chilli Cabro (**)

Bronze: Xocolatisimo  (El Salvador) – Chocolat c/Leche Café-Almendras-Vainilla (**)

Bronze: Zucoleto  (Honduras) – Zucoleto Milk Fruit & Nut (**)

Barrette di cioccolato al latte ripiene

Silver: Xocolatisimo  (El Salvador) – Choc./Leche C/Praline Almendra/Mandarina (**)

Barrette al cioccolato bianco aromatizzato con infusione o aromi

Gold: Cacaoterra/Xiquipil  (El Salvador) – Xiquipil 30% White Manilatzapotl / Mango (**)

Bronze: Estukurú  (Costa Rica) – White chocolate cappuccino bar

Bronze: Estukurú  (Costa Rica) – White Chocolate with Hibiscus sabdariffa (**)

Bronze: Palato Hand Crafted Chocolate  (Honduras) – Chocolate Blanco con Limón y Sal (**)

Barrette al cioccolato bianco con inclusioni o pezzi

Gold: Xocolatisimo  (El Salvador) – Chocolate Blanco Menta-Matcha-Limón (**)

Silver: Maleku Chocolate  (Costa Rica) – Maleku Chocolate White 40% w/nibs (**)

Bronze: Mayak Chocolate  (Honduras) – 35 White chocolate & Almonds (**)


Ganaches, paletes, praline e tartufi alla ganache

Ganache o tartufi di cioccolato fondente non aromatizzato

Silver: Xocolatisimo  (El Salvador) – Trufa Negra (**)

Ganache o tartufi con cioccolato fondente aromatizzato

Silver: syokorat / wikka  (Mexico) – Campón 73% by Chris Macbeth (**)

Bronze: Xocolatisimo  (El Salvador) – Bombón de Cava Freixenet Brut

Ganache o tartufi al cioccolato al latte

Ganaches o tartufi di cioccolato bianco

Gold: Xocolatisimo  (El Salvador) – Bombón de Baileys (**)

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

Silver: Xocolatisimo  (El Salvador) – Bombón Ron Cihuatán 12 años

Bronze: Cacaoterra/Xiquipil  (El Salvador) – Truffle de Pesto (**)


Praline a base di noci e noci ricoperte

Praline a base di frutta/ gianduja con ciccolato fondente

Bronze: Xocolatisimo  (El Salvador) – Bombón Mont Blanc (**)

Dragées di cioccolato fondente, noci intere ricoperte

Bronze: Palato Hand Crafted Chocolate  (Honduras) – Almendras con Chocolate Oscuro y Naranja (**)

Bronze: Palato Hand Crafted Chocolate  (Honduras) – Cafe con Chocolate Oscuro (**)

Praline a base di noci/gianduja con cioccolato al latte

Gold: Xocolatisimo  (El Salvador) – Bombón de Frambuesa y Maní (**)

Dragées al latte/noci intere ricoperte di cioccolato al latte

Bronze: Cacaoterra/Xiquipil  (El Salvador) – Chocolate Covered Almonds with Cinnamon (**)

Dragées di cioccolato bianco, noci intere ricoperte

Silver: Palato Hand Crafted Chocolate  (Honduras) – Almendras con Chocolate Blanco y Limón (**)


Caramello

Caramello ricoperti con cioccolato fondente

Bronze: Xocolatisimo  (El Salvador) – Cesta de Caramelo (**)

Caramello ricoperto con cioccolato al latte

Silver: Xocolatisimo  (El Salvador) – Toffee de Almendra (**)

Bronze: Fabrica de Chocolate Momotombo  (Nicaragua) – Rellenitos de Dulce Navideño (**)


Altre -frutti/zucchero/burro/crema

Paste di frutta, gelatine, gelée ricoperte con cioccolato fondente

Paste di frutta gelatine, gelée ricoperte con cioccolato al latte

Frutti interi ricoperti di cioccolato al latte


Spalmabili

Spalmabili con cioccolato fondente (senza latte in polvere)

Bronze: syokorat / wikka  (Mexico) – Untable Hacienda Napana by Chris Macbeth (**)