Eastern European Competition 2017 – Winners

september 9, 2017 12:44 pm by Viesha Tews in News, Results, Winners

Budapest Houses of Parliament

The International Chocolate Awards is pleased to announce the Winners of our third Eastern European Competition, which was judged from 8 – 11 September, 2017 in Budapest, Hungary. The competition encompasses Eastern, Central and North Eastern Europe and is the first international competition to support the growing interest in fine cacao and fine chocolate making in these regions.

Judges

The judging panel was made up of member of our Grand Jury and international judges who traveled to Budapest, joined by local chefs, journalists, bloggers and chocolate specialists.

Links

Prizes

The categories judged included flavoured bars, filled chocolates and spreads and are based on yearly feedback from our entrants and in consultation with the fine chocolate industry. Plain/origin and plain milk or white bars were judged at the European plain/origin bar competition in Amsterdam, 9 – 12 June 2017. 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)


Repen met toegevoegde smaak

Donkere chocoladerepen met een infusie of aroma

Silver: Harrer Chocolat  (Hungary) – Espresso (**)

Bronze: Harrer Chocolat  (Hungary) – Grandmother’s Herbs (**)

Bronze: Míšina čokoláda (Misha’s chocolate)  (Czech Republic) – Dark Chocolate 75% & Orange (**)

Donkere chocoladerepen met insluitsels of stukjes

Silver: Casa Kakau  (Bulgaria) – Dark & Cranberry (**)

Silver: Harrer Chocolat  (Hungary) – Nicaragua Chino 70%+Caramellcacaonibs (**)

Silver: Sweetic  (Hungary) – Caramelized pecan & granola dark chocolate bar

Bronze: Chocomaze  (Slovakia) – Peru dark organic chocolate with tonka beans and aridan fruit

Bronze: chocoMe  (Hungary) – Délice Carré 72.2% dark chocolate bar with Kampot pepper

Donkere chocoladerepen met een vulling

Gold: Cadeau Bonbon Manufaktúra  (Hungary) – Quadrat szilvás – Quadrat plum

Silver: Harrer Chocolat  (Hungary) – Winter Warmer (**)

Melkchocoladerepen met insluitsels of stukjes

Silver: Harrer Chocolat  (Hungary) – Cappuccino (**)

Silver: Sweetic  (Hungary) – Piemonte hazelnut & granola milk chocolate bar

Bronze: Harrer Chocolat  (Hungary) – Nicaragua Chuno 60% dark milk+ Caramel cacaonibs (**)

Melkchocoladerepen met een vulling

Gold: Harrer Chocolat  (Hungary) – Orange Gin (**)

Silver: Cadeau Bonbon Manufaktúra  (Hungary) – Quadrat gesztenyével – Quadrat with chestnut

Bronze: Cadeau Bonbon Manufaktúra  (Hungary) – Quadrat naranccsal – Quadrat with orange

Witte chocoladerepen met toegevoegde smaak

Gold: Harrer Chocolat  (Hungary) – Hibiskus (**)

Silver: chocoMe  (Hungary) – Entrée/Carré BL101

Silver: chocoMe  (Hungary) – Entrée/Carré BL102

Silver: chocoMe  (Hungary) – Entrée/Carré BL105

Silver: Harrer Chocolat  (Hungary) – Raspberries/Málna (**)

Bronze: chocoMe  (Hungary) – Entrée/Carré BL104

Bronze: Maya Chocolate  (Hungary) – Dulcey blonde chocolate with Roasted Walnuts & Plum & Ceylon Cinnamon


Ganaches, palets, ganache pralines en truffels

Ganaches of truffels van donkere chocolade met toegevoegde smaak

Gold: Cadeau Bonbon Manufaktúra  (Hungary) – Dupla meggy – Double sour cherry

Silver: Gingalló Csokoládé  (Hungary) – Szilvapálinkás kocka / Plum “pálinka”

Ganaches of truffels van melkchocolade

Gold: Chocolala  (Estonia) – Handcraft Gin and juniper berries ganache enrobed in milk chocolate

Silver: Cadeau Bonbon Manufaktúra  (Hungary) – Yuzu-caramel

Ganaches of truffels van witte chocolade

Bronze: Cadeau Bonbon Manufaktúra  (Hungary) – Dupla kajszi-karamel – Double apricot-caramel

Ganaches of truffels met een coating of vulling van gemengde donkere/melk/witte chocolade

Gold: Cadeau Bonbon Manufaktúra  (Hungary) – Fekete szilva – Black plum

Silver: Cadeau Bonbon Manufaktúra  (Hungary) – Spicces gesztenye – Tipsy chestnut

Silver: ChocoCard  (Hungary) – Dominican rum

Silver: Lady Lavender Csokoládé Manufaktúra  (Hungary) – Zölddió likőr bonbon/Green walnut liquor bonbon

Bronze: Zangio Chocolate  (Hungary) – Bergamot chocolate


Noten

Donkere chocolade dragees, omhulde hele noten

Gold: ChocoCard  (Hungary) – Passion fruit and hazelnut dragée

Bronze: ChocoCard  (Hungary) – Blackcurrant, violet and hazelnut dragée

Met melkchocolade omhuld marsepein

Gold: Cadeau Bonbon Manufaktúra  (Hungary) – Dupla narancs – Double orange

Witte chocolade dragees, omhulde hele noten

Silver: ChocoCard  (Hungary) – Taste of Italy

Silver: Lyra  (Slovakia) – Absolut Caramel

Bronze: chocoMe  (Hungary) – Cantonese macadamia nut coated with blond chocolate and tonka beans


Karamels

Karamel omhuld met donkere chocolade

Silver: Chocolala  (Estonia) – Bonbons filled with birch sap caramel

Bronze: Chocofacture  (Hungary) – Spicy Kiss

Karamel omhuld met melkchocolade

Gold: Gingalló Csokoládé  (Hungary) – Sós karamell / Salty caramel


Overige – fruit/suiker/boter/crème

Met donkere chocolade omhuld heel fruit

Silver: ChocoCard  (Hungary) – Voatsiperifery-berry (blueberry dragée) (**)

Bronze: ChocoCard  (Hungary) – Ginger and matcha dragée

Met melkchocolade omhuld heel fruit

Silver: Lyra  (Slovakia) – Absolut Physalys


(*)  Declared chocolate maker for private label bars.

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