Asia-Pacific Bean-to-Bar and Chocolatier Competition 2020 Winners

ottobre 9, 2020 4:28 pm by Viesha Tews in Winners

The International Chocolate Awards is pleased to announce the Winners of the 2020 Asia-Pacific – Bean-to-Bar and Chocolatier Competition, held with the cooperation and support of the Pingtung County Government (PTHG) and MeiHo University in Pingtung, Taiwan

Please note: This is a temporary posting of the winners. A full post including a list of judges and Grand Jurors will be published shortly. The team is taking a rest after the virtual ceremony!

We will also publish a full list of Finalists including scores compiled using our new judging system. This will be available from the week of 12 October 2020. Thanks for your patience.

Prizes

(Prizes are shown in score order for each medal)


‘Best in competition’ overall winners

Plain/origin dark bar categories

Gold: Fu Wan Chocolate  (Taiwan) – Taiwan #1 70% Ping Tung (88.9)

Plain/origin milk bar categories

Gold: Auro Chocolate  (Philippines) – 50% Milk Chocolate (88.7)


Barrette plain/origin

Barrette fondenti plain /origin

Gold: Jasper and Myrtle  (Australia) – Bougainville PNG 66% Dark Chocolate (86.4)

+ Gold: Chocolate Maker

Silver: Daito Cacao  (Japan) – Dominican Republic Cacao 68% (85.5)

Silver: Benns Ethicoa  (Malaysia) – Merdeka Blend (Malaysia Origin) (85.2)

+ Gold: Growing Country

+ Gold: Direct Traded

Bronze: Meiji  (Japan) – THE Chocolate Mexico White Cacao Dark BD (84.6)

Micro-batch – Barrette fondenti plain /origin

Gold: Fu Wan Chocolate  (Taiwan) – Taiwan #1 70% Ping Tung (88.9)

+ Gold: Taiwan

+ Gold: Growing Country

+ Gold: Direct Traded

Silver: Fu Wan Chocolate  (Taiwan) – Beer Yeast #3 American Ale Style 70% RG (87.8)

+ Special: Rough ground

Silver: Sweets Escalier  (Japan) – Peru Cusco 75% (87.8)

+ Gold: Japan

Silver: Sweets Escalier  (Japan) – Thailand Nakhon 68% (87.5)

Silver: Minimal Bean to Bar Chocolate  (Japan) – Arhuaco (87.4)

Silver: Murata  (Japan) – Peru Piura 70% (87.3)

Silver: Fu Wan Chocolate  (Taiwan) – Red Wine Yeast #1 70% (87.2)

Silver: Murata  (Japan) – Cusco 70% (87.1)

Silver: Murata  (Japan) – Bolivia Amazon 70% (87.0)

Silver: green bean to bar Chocolate  (Japan) – Tanzania 70% (86.9)

Silver: green bean to bar Chocolate  (Japan) – Madagascar 70% (86.8)

Bronze: 曾志元巧克力 Zengzhiyuan Chocolate  (Taiwan) – Taiwan 75% (Maturation) (86.6)

Bronze: MILTOS  (Japan) – Tanzania 70% (86.5)

Bronze: Sweets Escalier  (Japan) – Belize 70% (86.4)

Bronze: Jungle Cacao  (Taiwan) – Jungle Cacao – 70% Dark Chocolate (86.4)

Bronze: Fu Wan Chocolate  (Taiwan) – Beer Yeast #1 Ale Style 70% RG (86.1)

Bronze: Musée du Chocolat Théobroma  (Japan) – Okinawa Kokuto with Madagascar Cacao (86.1)

Bronze: Kanvela Chocolate  (Thailand) – Kanvela 72% Klong Loi Origin (86.0)

Bronze: Fu Wan Chocolate  (Taiwan) – Taiwan #9 70% Double Ferment RG (85.9)

Bronze: PARADAi Chocolate  (Thailand) – Thailand Chanthaburi Dark 70% (85.6)

Bronze: Sweets Escalier  (Japan) – Peru Cusco 68% (85.4)

Bronze: Minimal Bean to Bar Chocolate  (Japan) – Fruity (85.3)

Bronze: Fu Wan Chocolate  (Taiwan) – Strawberry Beer Yeast 70% (85.2)

Bronze: PARADAi Chocolate  (Thailand) – Thailand Blend Dark 72% (85.1)

Bronze: Gamma Craft Chocolate  (Hong Kong) – Mexico White Criollo 70% (85.0)

Barrette al latte plain/origin

Gold: Auro Chocolate  (Philippines) – 50% Milk Chocolate (88.7)

+ Gold: Chocolate Maker

+ Gold: Growing Country

+ Gold: Direct Traded

Silver: Meiji  (Japan) – THE Chocolate Brazil Cacao55 (87.9)

Micro-batch – Barrette al latte plain/origin

Gold: green bean to bar Chocolate  (Japan) – Palo Blanco – Peru 50% – Milk (85.9)

+ Gold: Chocolate Maker

Silver: Chocolatier Palet d’Or  (Japan) – Artisan Tablet Belize 51% (84.5)

Silver: kesshō  (China) – 58% Milk Chocolate (83.6)

Bronze: 台灣珍可可 Chen Cocoa Chen Rui Zhen  (Taiwan) – Children White Color (86.2)

Bronze: Cacao Alun  (Japan) – Gran Chililique Milk (84.3) ( * GBC)

Barrette alternative plain/origin

Gold: PARADAi Chocolate  (Thailand) – Nakhon Dark 70% with Pure Coconut Sugar (87.9)

+ Gold: Chocolate Maker

+ Gold: Direct Traded

+ Special: Alternate sugars

Silver: GRANDPOIR  (Japan) – GRANDPOIR Tanzania (85.0)

Silver: Coco Kyoto  (Japan) – Peru 50% (84.7)

Bronze: Coco Kyoto  (Japan) – Vietnam 70% (84.0)

Bronze: Coco Kyoto  (Japan) – Bolivia 64% (83.9)

Bronze: Coco Kyoto  (Japan) – Peru 70% (83.3)

Barrette bianche plain/origin

Gold: Chocolatier Palet d’Or  (Japan) – Tablet Terroir Blanc Vietnam 50% (83.3)

Silver: Chocolatier Palet d’Or  (Japan) – Tablet Terroir Blanc Ghana 50% (83.2)

Bronze: Chocolatier Palet d’Or  (Japan) – Tablet Terroir Blanc Tanzania 50% (82.6)


Barrette aromatizzate

Barrette cioccolato fondente con infusione o aromi

Gold: Fu Wan Chocolate  (Taiwan) – Taiwan Magao (Wild Pepper) 62% (88.0) (**)

+ Special: Local ingredients

Silver: Masfino Chocolate Company  (Taiwan) – Masfino 70% Espresso Dark Chocolate (87.8) (**)

Silver: Fu Wan Chocolate  (Taiwan) – Taiwan Red Jade Tea 62% (87.2) (**)

+ Special: Local ingredients

Silver: Fu Wan Chocolate  (Taiwan) – Taiwan Kaoliang Liquor 70% (86.7) (**)

+ Special: Cacao flavoring/aging

Silver: Fu Wan Chocolate  (Taiwan) – Taiwan Red Oolong Tea 62% (86.6) (**)

+ Special: Local ingredients

Silver: Fu Wan Chocolate  (Taiwan) – Taiwan Tie-Guan-Yin Tea 62% (86.3) (**)

+ Special: Local ingredients

Bronze: Hey Fun Chocolate  (Taiwan) – Oriental Beauty Tea Chocolate (85.3) (**)

Bronze: Hey Fun Chocolate  (Taiwan) – Turmeric Dark Chocolate (85.2) (**)

Bronze: 曾志元巧克力 Zengzhiyuan Chocolate  (Taiwan) – Taiwan Plum (85.2) (**)

Bronze: Love Brown Cacao  (Taiwan) – Philippines 75% Curry Leaf Chocolate (85.1)

Barrette di cioccolato fondente con inclusioni o pezzi

Gold: green bean to bar Chocolate  (Japan) – Tokyo – Shio (88.5)

+ Special: Classic

Silver: green bean to bar Chocolate  (Japan) – Chuao 70% – Nibs (88.3)

Silver: PRESQÙîLE chocolaterie  (Japan) – Enrekang Blanc 72% (86.9)

+ Special: Fermentation additions

Silver: Joy Cacao and Coffee Plantations  (Taiwan) – Joy 66% Alishan Wasabi Chocolate (86.6) (**)

Silver: Sweets Escalier  (Japan) – Nicaragua Chuno Houjicha 66% (86.5) (**)

+ Special: Local ingredients

Silver: Kasho Shimizu  (Japan) – Thailand 70% Yuzukosho (86.3) (**)

Silver: tete Bean to Bar Chocolate  (Japan) – Bergamot & Pink Pepper (86.2) (**)

Bronze: 可味Tastychoco  (China) – Moutai Soaked Nibs Dark Chocolate Bar (84.8) (**)

Bronze: green bean to bar Chocolate  (Japan) – Madagascar 70%+Nibs (84.8)

Bronze: Paul And Mike  (India) – P&M 64% Sichuan Pepper & Orange Peel (84.0) (**)

Barrette ciccolato al latte con infusione o aromi

Gold: Fu Wan Chocolate  (Taiwan) – Red Oolong Milk Tea 56% (89.1) (**)

+ Special: Local ingredients

Silver: Fu Wan Chocolate  (Taiwan) – Charcoal Oolong Milk Tea 56% (88.4) (**)

+ Special: Local ingredients

Silver: Fu Wan Chocolate  (Taiwan) – Rose Lychee Oriental Beauty Milk Tea 56% (88.1) (**)

Silver: Fu Wan Chocolate  (Taiwan) – Tie-Guan-Yin Milk Tea 56% (87.1) (**)

Bronze: Love Brown Cacao  (Taiwan) – Passion Code #520 Maca Milk Chocolate (85.7) (**)

Bronze: Cacao Farm Formosa 福爾摩莎可可農場  (Taiwan) – Tropical Island – 52% Kumquat (85.4) (**)

Bronze: Q sweet 巧克力菁點  (Taiwan) – Lemon Mint-Infused Milk Bar (84.9)

Barrette di cioccolato al latte con inclusioni o pezzi

Silver: green bean to bar Chocolate  (Japan) – Kyoto – Uji Matcha (85.0)

+ Special: Local ingredients

Bronze: Paul And Mike  (India) – Paul & Mike 49% Alphonso Mango (83.6) (**)

Bronze: green bean to bar Chocolate  (Japan) – Fukuoka – Houjicha (83.6)

Bronze: Coco Kyoto  (Japan) – Gyokuro Roasted Green Tea and Brown Rice (83.2) (**)

Barrette di cioccolato al latte ripiene

Silver: Cacao Kenkyusyo  (Japan) – Spices: Fusion with Japanese Biscuit (84.0) (**)

Bronze: Daito Cacao  (Japan) – Anthem Gianduja Noisette (83.5) (**)

Barrette al cioccolato bianco aromatizzato con infusione o aromi

Gold: COFE  (Taiwan) – Red Oolong & Pineapple (88.8)

+ Special: Innovation

+ Special: Alternate vegan milk

Silver: Daito Cacao  (Japan) – Miki Cha (88.7) (**)

Silver: COFE  (Taiwan) – Oriental Beauty Tea (87.7)

Silver: COFE  (Taiwan) – Charcoal Roasted Oolong Tea (85.6)

Bronze: COFE  (Taiwan) – Paochong Tea and Mango (84.6)

Barrette al cioccolato bianco con inclusioni o pezzi

Gold: GRANDPOIR  (Japan) – Grandpoir Snow White Strawberry (88.0) (**)

+ Special: Innovation

Silver: Monsieur Truffe  (Australia) – 28% White Chocolate with Native Peach (86.5) (**)

+ Special: Local ingredients

Silver: Q sweet 巧克力菁點  (Taiwan) – Mulberry-Comfort Chocolate Bar (86.4)

Silver: Q sweet 巧克力菁點  (Taiwan) – Tropical Summer in Taiwan (85.1)

Bronze: Daito Cacao  (Japan) – Speculaas (84.6) (**)

Bronze: Fu Wan Chocolate  (Taiwan) – Shaoshing Salted Egg Vanilla 30% (84.6)

Bronze: Jaws & Claws Chocolate  (Malaysia) – Cendol Delight (84.4) (**)

Barrette ciccolato combination con infusione o aromi

Gold: K’In Cacao  (Taiwan) – Tieguanyin Chocolate (86.2) (**)

+ Special: Local ingredients

Barrette di cioccolato combination con inclusioni o pezzi

Silver: Q sweet 巧克力菁點  (Taiwan) – Passion Fruit & Pink Pepper-Combination (84.7)

Bronze: Siamaya Chocolate  (Thailand) – Strawberry Roselle & Rose (81.8) (**)


Ganaches, paletes, praline e tartufi alla ganache

Ganache o tartufi di cioccolato fondente non aromatizzato

Gold: Q sweet 巧克力菁點  (Taiwan) – Classic French Truffle Chocolate (84.4)

Bronze: Musée du Chocolat Théobroma  (Japan) – Ganache Nature Ecuador (78.0)

Ganache o tartufi con cioccolato fondente aromatizzato

Gold: Chuang Chocolate  (Taiwan) – Balcony of Second Floor (86.4)

Silver: Evergreen Sky Catering  (Taiwan) – Shaoxing Cordia Dichotoma Chocolate紹興破布子 (83.6)

Silver: Musée du Chocolat Théobroma  (Japan) – Yokan & Green Tea (83.3)

Bronze: Cacao D’or  (Taiwan) – Tipsy Black Tea (82.3)

Bronze: Les Petits Fours  (Hong Kong) – Mui Kwe Lu (81.3)

Bronze: Evergreen Hotel  (Taiwan) – Passion Fruit-Pepper Chocolate (81.1) (**)

Bronze: Chuang Chocolate  (Taiwan) – Blue Monday (79.9)

Bronze: Musée du Chocolat Théobroma  (Japan) – Rum Raisins (79.4)

Bronze: Les Petits Fours  (Hong Kong) – Huadiao (79.0)

Bronze: Chuang Chocolate  (Taiwan) – 相思 (78.4)

Ganache o tartufi al cioccolato al latte

Gold: Evergreen Sky Catering  (Taiwan) – Passionfruit-Pepper Chocolate 百香果胡椒巧克力 (85.2)

Gold: Evergreen Hotel  (Taiwan) – Black Garlic Chocolate (85.1) (**)

Silver: Musée du Chocolat Théobroma  (Japan) – Namachoco Hojicha (83.5)

Silver: Beans & Twins  (Taiwan) – White Dew 白露 (80.4) (**)

Silver: MAMANO CHOCOLATE  (Japan) – Big Ganache Arriba Brandy (80.3) (**)

Silver: Musée du Chocolat Théobroma  (Japan) – Apple and Cinnamon (80.2)

Bronze: Musée du Chocolat Théobroma  (Japan) – Earl Grey (79.8)

Bronze: Love18 Chocolatier  (Malaysia) – Lychee Rose Tea First Love (78.5)

Ganaches o tartufi di cioccolato bianco

Gold: Love18 Chocolatier  (Malaysia) – Willy First Love (84.5)

Bronze: Beans & Twins  (Taiwan) – October 十月 (84.7)

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

Gold: Shangri-La’s Far Eastern Plaza Hotel Tainan  (Taiwan) – Apple/Yuzu/Black Tea (85.5)

Silver: Shangri-La’s Far Eastern Plaza Hotel Tainan  (Taiwan) – Caramel/Lomen/GovernorGrey (84.8)

Silver: le fleuve  (Japan) – Sugidaru Jyukusei Nihonshu (83.3)

Silver: Les Petits Fours  (Hong Kong) – Yuzu (83.2)

Silver: Evergreen Hotel  (Taiwan) – Sake Kasu Chocolate (83.0) (**)

Bronze: Kanvela Chocolate  (Thailand) – Guava with Chilli and Salt (82.8) (**)

Bronze: Evergreen Sky Catering  (Taiwan) – Wasabi Chocolate 山葵巧克力 (82.4)

Bronze: Les Petits Fours  (Hong Kong) – Banana Tonka Beans (80.9)

Bronze: AChocolat  (Malaysia) – Remy Martin XO Truffle (80.3)

Bronze: Art du chocolat  (Taiwan) – 香料鹽可可 Spice & Salt (80.1)

Bronze: Chuang Chocolate  (Taiwan) – Daphne (80.0)


Praline a base di noci e noci ricoperte

Dragées di cioccolato fondente, noci intere ricoperte

Bronze: Rayca’s  (Hong Kong) – Rayca’s Pecan Nut Chocolate (78.8) (**)

Bronze: Hey Fun Chocolate  (Taiwan) – Caramel Macadamia (78.2) (**)

Praline a base di noci/gianduja con cioccolato al latte

Gold: le fleuve  (Japan) – Soba Praline (84.6)

Bronze: le fleuve  (Japan) – Croissant Praline (76.8)

Dragées al latte/noci intere ricoperte di cioccolato al latte

Silver: Cacao Farm Formosa 福爾摩莎可可農場  (Taiwan) – 55% Honey Macadamia (81.3) (**)

Silver: Cacao Farm Formosa 福爾摩莎可可農場  (Taiwan) – 55% Caramel Almond (80.2) (**)

Bronze: LF Chocolates  (Hong Kong) – Sea Salt Chocolate Almond (79.6)

Dragées di cioccolato bianco, noci intere ricoperte

Gold: Cona’s  (Taiwan) – Organic Ruby Black Tea Macadamia (85.7)

Silver: Cona’s  (Taiwan) – Wenshan-Pouchong Tea & Passion Fruit (85.0)

+ Special: Local ingredients

Silver: Cona’s  (Taiwan) – Roasted Oolong Tea Macadamia (84.7)

Silver: Cona’s  (Taiwan) – Tie Guan Yin Macadamia (84.3)

Bronze: Cona’s  (Taiwan) – Oriental Beauty Tea and Apple (83.2)

Dragées al latte/noci intere ricoperte di cioccolato al latte …

Silver: Cona’s  (Taiwan) – Champange Hazelnuts (75.7)


Caramello

Caramello ricoperti con cioccolato fondente

Gold: Chuang Chocolate  (Taiwan) – Beauty Green – Fiona (89.5)


Altre – frutti/zucchero/burro/crema

Paste di frutta, gelatine, gelée ricoperte con cioccolato fondente

Silver: Q sweet 巧克力菁點  (Taiwan) – Calamansi Island (78.3)

Bronze: Cacao Farm Formosa 福爾摩莎可可農場  (Taiwan) – Pancodi – 72% Yuzu Jelly (76.5) (**)

Bronze: Cacao Farm Formosa 福爾摩莎可可農場  (Taiwan) – Pancodi – 72% Mango Jelly (76.1) (**)

Paste di frutta gelatine, gelée ricoperte con cioccolato al latte

Silver: Cacao Farm Formosa 福爾摩莎可可農場  (Taiwan) – Pancodi – 52% Pink Guava Jelly (80.7) (**)

Bronze: Cacao Farm Formosa 福爾摩莎可可農場  (Taiwan) – Pancodi – 52% Lychee Jelly (78.9) (**)

Frutti interi ricoperti di cioccolato fondente

Bronze: Q sweet 巧克力菁點  (Taiwan) – Orangette (78.2)

Cioccolato fondette ricoperto di manon/burro /crema

Gold: Chuang Chocolate  (Taiwan) – High Ball (83.2)

Bronze: Chuang Chocolate  (Taiwan) – Love Me Again (78.0)

Cioccolato fondette ricoperto di manon/burro /crema ..

Bronze: Cona’s  (Taiwan) – Roasted Oolong Tea Thin (79.6)


Spalmabili

Spalmabili con cioccolato fondente (senza latte in polvere)

Gold: Suntown  (Taiwan) – Suntown Taiwanese Oolong Chocolate Paste (83.6) (**)

+ Special: Local ingredients

Silver: Suntown  (Taiwan) – Suntown Taiwanese Chocolate Paste (81.1) (**)

Silver: Cona’s  (Taiwan) – Cona’s Hazelnut Spread (80.8)

Bronze: KS Cacao  (Taiwan) – Natsume Sospready (78.5) (**)


Spalmabili al latte

Spalmabili con cioccolato bianco

Gold: Cona’s  (Taiwan) – Cona’s Ruby Black Tea Spread (84.0)

+ Special: Local ingredients

Silver: Cona’s  (Taiwan) – Cona’s Pineapple Spread (83.3)

Bronze: Cona’s  (Taiwan) – Cona’s Roasted Oolong Tea Spread (82.2)


Cocoa Powder

Bronze: Alex Yu  (Taiwan) – 100% Taiwan Neipu Cocoa Powder (80.3)

Cocoa Butter

Gold: COFE  (Taiwan) – Cold Pressed Taiwan Cacao Butter (88.7)

+ Gold: Direct Traded

+ Gold: Growing Country

Silver: Cacao Bella Queen  (Taiwan) – Queen’s Butter No. 1 (86.8)

Bronze: K’In Cacao  (Taiwan) – Congo Cacao Butter Number 2 (85.7)


(*)  Declared chocolate maker for private label bars.

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