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Central American Competition Winners – 2018

december 7, 2018 11:45 pm by International Chocolate Awards in Results, Winners

The International Chocolate Awards is pleased to announce the Winners of the second Central American Support Competition (Segunda Competencia de Chocolates de Centro América 2018), which was judged in Guatemala City, Guatemala 1 – 5 December 2018.

The second 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 member of our Grand Jury and international judges who traveled to Guatemala, joined by local chefs and technical experts.

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Prizes

(Prizes are shown in alphabetical order for each medal)


Pure/origine repen

Pure/origine donkere chocoladerepen

Gold: Feliu Chocolate  (Mexico) – Criollo Marfil – La Rioja
Silver: Fabrica de Chocolate Momotombo  (Nicaragua) – Tableta Oscuro 70% Rio Waslala
Silver: Fabrica de Chocolate Momotombo  (Nicaragua) – Tableta Oscuro 70% Waslala
Silver: Feliu Chocolate  (Mexico) – Soconusco
Silver: Wolter  (Mexico) – Quetzalli 85%
Silver: Wolter  (Mexico) – Quetzalli uranga
Silver: Wolter  (Mexico) – Quetzalli wolter
Silver: Xocolatisimo  (El Salvador) – San José Real de La Carrera 65%
Silver: Xocolatisimo  (El Salvador) – San José Real de La Carrera 70%
Silver: Zucoleto  (Honduras) – Chocolate Oscuro 70%
Bronze: Fabrica de Chocolate Momotombo  (Nicaragua) – Tableta Oscuro 70%
Bronze: Kotowa Chocolate Victoria  (Panama) – Chocolate oscuro 70%
Bronze: Nahua  (Costa Rica) – Dark 70% Upala
Bronze: Nahua  (Costa Rica) – Dark 70% Upala & Guatuso
Bronze: Palato Hand Crafted Chocolate  (Honduras) – 65% Chocolate Oscuro
Bronze: Tropical Chocolate Café  (Panama) – Tropical Chocolate 70%
Bronze: Xocolatisimo  (El Salvador) – San José Real de La Carrera 75%

Micro-batch – Pure/origine donkere chocoladerepen

Gold: Maleku Chocolate  (Costa Rica) – Tenorio Dark 70%
Silver: Kakaw Museo  (Mexico) – Xocolate Chiapas – Soconusco 70 ( * MAYARI CASTELLANOS)
Silver: Maleku Chocolate  (Costa Rica) – Maleku Chocolate Dark 75%
Silver: Nahua  (Costa Rica) – Dark 70% Upala & Guatuso
Silver: XKIK’ chocolate de origen  (Mexico) – 65% Cacao, Plantación El Rocío
Silver: XKIK’ chocolate de origen  (Mexico) – 65% Cacao, Sarabia
Bronze: Le Caméléon  (Mexico) – Blanco Marfil 75% Cacao
Bronze: XKIK’ chocolate de origen  (Mexico) – 65% Cacao, Galeana
Bronze: XKIK’ chocolate de origen  (Mexico) – 75% cacao, Galeana

Hoog % puur/origine donkere chocoladerepen (85% of meer)

Silver: Cacaoterra/Xiquipil  (El Salvador) – Xiquipil 85% Finca La Cruz
Silver: Xocolatisimo  (El Salvador) – San José Real de La Carrera 85%
Bronze: Cacaoterra/Xiquipil  (El Salvador) – Xiquipil 85% Finca La Catarina
Bronze: Kakaw Museo  (Mexico) – Xocolate Chiapas – Rioja 85
Bronze: Maleku Chocolate  (Costa Rica) – Upala Single Origin 85%
Bronze: Nahua  (Costa Rica) – Dark 90% Upala

Pure/origine donkere chocoladerepen gemaakt met alternatieve natuurlijke suiker

Bronze: Nahua  (Costa Rica) – Dark 70% Candid

Pure/origine melk chocoladerepen

Silver: Zucoleto  (Honduras) – Chocolate con leche 45%

Pure/origine melk chocoladerepen (50% of meer)

Gold: Fabrica de Chocolate Momotombo  (Nicaragua) – Tableta Fino de Leche
Silver: Cacaoterra/Xiquipil  (El Salvador) – Xiquipil 65% Dark Milk San Jose del Real de La Carrera
Bronze: Maleku Chocolate  (Costa Rica) – Maleku Chocolate 60% Milk
Bronze: Sibö Chocolate Costa Rica  (Costa Rica) – Talamanca 63%

Micro-batch – Pure/origine melk chocoladerepen

Silver: Danta Chocolate  (Guatemala) – Maya Rojo Milk

Pure/origine witte chocoladerepen

Gold: Danta Chocolate  (Guatemala) – White Chocolate


Repen met toegevoegde smaak

Donkere chocoladerepen met een infusie of aroma

Gold: Cacaoterra/Xiquipil  (El Salvador) – Xiquipil 50% Mocha Guanaca San Jose/Ayutepeque
Silver: Nahua  (Costa Rica) – Dark 70% Ginger
Silver: Nahua  (Costa Rica) – Dark 70% Orange
Silver: Wolter  (Mexico) – Quetzalli Piña (**)
Bronze: Wolter  (Mexico) – Quetzalli Criollo Pasión 70% (**)

Donkere chocoladerepen met insluitsels of stukjes

Silver: Tropical Chocolate Café  (Panama) – Tropical Chocolate 65% (**)
Silver: Xocolatisimo  (El Salvador) – Tableta de Chocolate 75% Cacao Con Gengibre y Galleta (**)
Bronze: Sibö Chocolate Costa Rica  (Costa Rica) – Roasted Almond 70% (**)
Bronze: Xocolatisimo  (El Salvador) – Tableta de Chocolate Oscuro con Banano (**)

Donkere chocoladerepen met een vulling

Bronze: Nahua  (Costa Rica) – Dark 70% Passion Fruit

Grof gemalen donkere chocoladerepen met toegevoegde smaak

Gold: Cacao Junajpu  (Guatemala) – Rustico Mayan Spice Cacao Bar

Melk chocoladerepen met een infusie of aroma

Gold: Maleku Chocolate  (Costa Rica) – Maleku Chocolate 60% Milk Chili (**)
Silver: Maleku Chocolate  (Costa Rica) – Lava – 56% Milk Chocolate with nutmeg & Chili (**)

Melkchocoladerepen met insluitsels of stukjes

Gold: Danta Chocolate  (Guatemala) – Milk Chocolate with Smoked Chile and Whole Cacao Beans (**)
Bronze: Estukurú  (Costa Rica) – Tableta chocolate con leche y maní garapiñado (**)

Witte chocoladerepen met een infusie of aroma

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

Witte chocoladerepen met insluitsels of stukjes

Gold: Xocolatisimo  (El Salvador) – Tableta de Chocolate Blanco Con Frambuesa (**)
Silver: Danta Chocolate  (Guatemala) – White with Nibs (**)
Silver: Maleku Chocolate  (Costa Rica) – Cañas, white 40% with cacao nibs (**)


Ganaches, palets, ganache pralines en truffels

Ganaches of truffels van donkere chocolade met toegevoegde smaak

Silver: Danta Chocolate  (Guatemala) – Zacapa Centenario (**)
Bronze: Cacaoterra/Xiquipil  (El Salvador) – Shaw’s Mayaland Flor de Jamaica Truffle (**)
Bronze: Xocolatisimo  (El Salvador) – Trufa De Chocolate Oscuro 75% Cacao con Nibs (**)

Ganaches of truffels van melkchocolade

Bronze: Danta Chocolate  (Guatemala) – Maracuyá y Chocolate de Leche (**)

Ganaches of truffels van witte chocolade

Bronze: Xocolatisimo  (El Salvador) – Bombón de Mantequilla (**)

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

Gold: Sibö Chocolate Costa Rica  (Costa Rica) – Rompope truffle (**)
Silver: Wolter  (Mexico) – bombón de mezcal y balsámico (**)
Bronze: Kakaw Museo  (Mexico) – Napana: Maracuya & Almendra By Chriss Macbeth (**)


Noten

Pralines op basis van noten

Silver: Xocolatisimo  (El Salvador) – Bombón deMantquilla de Maní y Caramelo de Laurel (**)

Pralines op basis van noten met melkchocolade

Bronze: Cacaoterra/Xiquipil  (El Salvador) – Shaw’s Caramelized Macadamia


Karamels

Karamel omhuld met donkere chocolade

Silver: Nahua  (Costa Rica) – Praline Vainilla (**)

Karamel omhuld met melkchocolade

Gold: Sibö Chocolate Costa Rica  (Costa Rica) – Café Irlandés caramel (**)


Overige – fruit/suiker/boter/crème

Donkere chocolade gevuld met een zachte gelei/pasta van fruit

Bronze: Cacaoterra/Xiquipil  (El Salvador) – Shaw’s Mayaland Tamarind Truffle (**)

Met donkere chocolade omhuld heel fruit

Bronze: Cacaoterra/Xiquipil  (El Salvador) – Shaw’s Cascara de Naranja (**)


Smeerpasta

Melkchocoladepasta

Bronze: El Bastión  (Mexico) – EL BASTIÓN CREMA DE CHOCOLATE (**)