Italian/Mediterranean Chocolatier Competition 2020 – Grand Jury Finalists

juli 13, 2020 6:00 pm by International Chocolate Awards in Finalists

The International Chocolate Awards is pleased to announce the Grand Jury Finalists of the Italian/Mediterranean Chocolatier Competition which was judged during spring 2020.

The judges were drawn from local experts, food journalists and pastry chefs and members of our permanent international Grand Jury and guest judges.

The Grand Jury Finalists are the entries that made it through to the final Grand Jury round, following an initial technical Selection round and a main round of judging. The Finalists are the nominations from which the Grand Jury select the prize winners, through private voting. The Grand Jury follow strict rules, which you can read here (PDF).

The 2020 Italian/Mediterranean Chocolatier Finalists are:

(In alphabetical order within each category)


Repen met toegevoegde smaak

Donkere chocoladerepen met een infusie of aroma

T’a Milano (Italy) – Tavoletta Cioccolato Fondente al Limone

Donkere chocoladerepen met insluitsels of stukjes

Bodrato Cioccolato (Italy) – Dark Chocolate with Coffee and Anise
Bodrato Cioccolato (Italy) – Dark Chocolate with Pink Pepper and Nibs

Donkere chocoladerepen met een vulling

Volpati Davide (Italy) – Fondente Tre Strati
Volpati Davide (Italy) – Gianduia Caterina
Volpati Davide (Italy) – Gianduia Tre Gusti

Melk chocoladerepen met een infusie of aroma

T’a Milano (Italy) – Tavoletta Latte e Tè Matcha
ÉSOPHY Mediterranean Inspired Chocolates (Greece) – Bar with Lemon, Bergamot, Orange

Melkchocoladerepen met insluitsels of stukjes

Gardini (Italy) – 38% Cacao & Sale Dolce con Liquerizia
Gardini (Italy) – 38% Cacao & Sale Dolce con Olio EVO
Joan Baixas (Spain) – Chocolate con Leche, Praliné y Maracuyá
Joan Baixas (Spain) – Chocolate con Leche y Crujiente de Kikos
Kaitxo (Spain) – Txokolate con Leche-Regaliz y Violetas

Melkchocoladerepen met een vulling

Knam (Italy) – Sicily

Witte chocoladerepen met een infusie of aroma

T’a Milano (Italy) – Tavoletta Bianco Caramello e Liquirizia
T’a Milano (Italy) – Tavoletta Caramello e Sale delle Hawaii
T’a Milano (Italy) – Tavoletta Cioccolato Bianco e Zafferano

Witte chocoladerepen met insluitsels of stukjes

Bodrato Cioccolato (Italy) – White Chocolate Strawberry and Vanilla
Joan Baixas (Spain) – Chocolate Blanco, Yogurt y Frambuesa


Ganaches, palets, ganache pralines en truffels

Donkere chocolade ganaches of truffels zonder toegevoegde smaak

Depetris Riccardo / Depetris…i Ciculaté (Italy) – Xela
Giuseppe Manilia (Italy) – Ganache Madagascar 72%
Giuseppe Manilia (Italy) – Tartufino all’Acqua Madagascar 72%
Giuseppe Manilia (Italy) – Tartufino Piura 72,5%
Knam (Italy) – Frau Knam
Pietro Macellaro Pasticceria Agricola Cilentana (Italy) – Piura Buffalo Cream

Ganaches of truffels van donkere chocolade met toegevoegde smaak

Depetris Riccardo / Depetris…i Ciculaté (Italy) – Mucillago
Gardini (Italy) – Pralina alla Zuppa Inglese
Paola Francesca Bertani (Italy) – Un Tè con le Tigri
Stefania Massera – Pasticceria Gino Massera (Italy) – Santus
Torta Pistocchi Firenze (Italy) – Torta Agrumi di Sicilia
Torta Pistocchi Firenze (Italy) – Torta al Caffè Yrgalem
Torta Pistocchi Firenze (Italy) – Torta Martinica Dream

Ganaches of truffels van melkchocolade

Paola Francesca Bertani (Italy) – V60 O’Payo Milk
Piccola Pasticceria (Italy) – Uvetta del Piemonte
Ronen Aflalo (Israel) – Yuzu Bonbon
Yolanda’s Chocolatiers (Cyprus) – Passion Fruit Bonbon

Ganaches of truffels van witte chocolade

elias (Israel) – Cucumber and Gin
Torta Pistocchi Firenze (Italy) – Torta Albicocca e Cognac
Torta Pistocchi Firenze (Italy) – Torta Elisa/Elisa’s Cake

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

Falicetto Cioccolato Puro Piacenza (Italy) – ROSADO
La Botteghina del Cioccolato (Italy) – Bee Dark
La Botteghina del Cioccolato (Italy) – Black Honey
Oberhöller (Italy) – Cioccolato Ripieno di Puni Whisky
Paola Francesca Bertani (Italy) – Aleatica
Paola Francesca Bertani (Italy) – Ansonica
Paola Francesca Bertani (Italy) – Pane e Olio
Piccola Pasticceria (Italy) – Pomodoro e Basilico
Rafa Gorrotxategi (Spain) – Turrón de Trufa a La Mandarina y Yuzu
Rafa Gorrotxategi (Spain) – Turrón de Trufa con Yogur y Grosellas
Rafa Gorrotxategi (Spain) – Turrón Leche Oveja Latxa, Miel y Nueces


Noten

Pralines op basis van noten

Bardini (Italy) – Gianduiotto Classico
Bardini (Italy) – Tartufo
Bodrato Cioccolato (Italy) – Dark Cremino with Maldon Salt Flakes
Cioccolateria FAGIOLO PEIRANO (Italy) – Bacio del Tricolore
Gardini (Italy) – “Insolito” Gianduia e Sale Dolce
Giraudi (Italy) – Gianduiotto 4.3
Guido Castagna (Italy) – Cardamomo Malva
Guido Castagna (Italy) – Cremino Cannella Calendula
Guido Castagna (Italy) – Cremino Menta Liquirizia
Guido Castagna (Italy) – Cremino Pistacchio
Guido Castagna (Italy) – Giuinott
Pasticceria Ugetti (Italy) – Gianduiotto

Met donkere chocolade omhuld marsepein

Pietro Macellaro Pasticceria Agricola Cilentana (Italy) – Piura Violetta
Pietro Macellaro Pasticceria Agricola Cilentana (Italy) – Wild Oregano and Lemon of Sorrento

Donkere chocolade dragees, omhulde hele noten

Bellantoni Cioccolato (Italy) – Dragée al Caffè
Ciocomiti (Italy) – Ciocomiti Fave Cacao Ricoperte Cuvèe 71%
Piccola Pasticceria (Italy) – Nocciola Piemonte Bassinata al Gianduja
Torta Pistocchi Firenze (Italy) – Drageès Caffè Yrgalem

Pralines op basis van noten met melkchocolade

Az. Agricola Luca Di Piero (Italy) – Cioccolato Gianduia della Tuscia
Pietro Macellaro Pasticceria Agricola Cilentana (Italy) – Chocolate Crunch

Melkchocolade dragees, omhulde hele noten

Bellantoni Cioccolato (Italy) – Dragée al Pepe Rosa
Bubo Barcelona (Spain) – Gianduja – Bubo Barcelona
Oberhöller (Italy) – Fava di Cacao Ricoperto con Cioccolato
ÉSOPHY Mediterranean Inspired Chocolates (Greece) – Pistachio Dragée with Milk Chocolate

Witte chocolade dragees, omhulde hele noten

Bellantoni Cioccolato (Italy) – Dragée Pinolo alla Camomilla
Bubo Barcelona (Spain) – Macadam – Bubo Barcelona
T’a Milano (Italy) – DRAGÉES ARACHIDI E CARAMELLO
T’a Milano (Italy) – Dragée Caramello e Sale
Torta Pistocchi Firenze (Italy) – Dragées Pistacchio e Arancia

Pralines op basis van noten met melkchocolade …

Bardini (Italy) – Cremino Classico Tre Strati
Cioccolato TAF (Italy) – Cremino al Rosmarino
Depetris Riccardo / Depetris…i Ciculaté (Italy) – Persi Pien
elias (Israel) – Black Sesame Seeds
elias (Israel) – CORN
Gardini (Italy) – Cremino Bigusto con Amarene
Gardini (Italy) – Cremino Bigusto con Liquerizia
Gardini (Italy) – Cremino Bigusto con Noci di Romagna
Giraudi (Italy) – Cremino Chiaro con Nocciola Intera
Giuseppe Manilia (Italy) – Tartufino Gianduia
Piccola Pasticceria (Italy) – Piccolo Gianduja
Varvaro (Italy) – Cremino al Pistacchio e Nocciole
Varvaro (Italy) – Cremino al Sale di Maldon
Varvaro (Italy) – Cremino a Tre Strati

Melkchocolade dragees, omhulde hele noten …

Bellantoni Cioccolato (Italy) – Dragée al Coriandolo
Bellantoni Cioccolato (Italy) – Dragée Mokaccino


Karamels

Karamel omhuld met donkere chocolade

Giraudi (Italy) – PETALI CON CARAMELLO AL LAMPONE
La Botteghina del Cioccolato (Italy) – Honey Moor

Karamel omhuld met melkchocolade

Giraudi (Italy) – Petali al Caramello Salato
Pietro Macellaro Pasticceria Agricola Cilentana (Italy) – Truffle Caramello Salato

Karamel omhuld met witte

Mirzam Chocolate Makers (United Arab Emirates) – 36% White Chocolate Malay caramel


Overige – fruit/suiker/boter/crème

Met donkere chocolade omhuld heel fruit

Bardini (Italy) – Graffioni al maraschino
Bardini (Italy) – Pompelmo ricoperto
Bellantoni Cioccolato (Italy) – Dragée Foresta Nera
Cioccolato TAF (Italy) – Palombino ubriaco
Falicetto Cioccolato Puro Piacenza (Italy) – Sgranfgnòn Boero
Fattoria La Vialla di Gianni, Antonio e Bandino Lo Franco (Italy) – SCORZA DI ARANCIA CANDITA AL CIOCCOLATO
Pietro Macellaro Pasticceria Agricola Cilentana (Italy) – Boero

Met melkchocolade omhuld heel fruit

Torta Pistocchi Firenze (Italy) – Dragées Uvetta Latte e Mandorla

Met witte chocolade omhuld heel fruit

Bellantoni Cioccolato (Italy) – Dragée Cheesecake alla Fragola
Bellantoni Cioccolato (Italy) – Dragée Liquirizia e Arancio
Bellantoni Cioccolato (Italy) – Dragée Yogurt e Lampone

Met donkere chocolade omhulde manon/boter/crème ..

Gardini (Italy) – Napolitain con Ripieno Aceto Balsamico


Smeerpasta

Donkere chocoladepasta (geen melkpoeder)

Ciocomiti (Italy) – Ciocomiti Crema Ciocomitica 50% Nocciole
Depetris Riccardo / Depetris…i Ciculaté (Italy) – Amelina Classica
Giraudi (Italy) – Giacometta Fondente
Guido Castagna (Italy) – +55
Pasticceria Ugetti (Italy) – Crema Spalmabile Gianduia
Volpati Davide (Italy) – Elenella Nocciola

Melkchocoladepasta

Az. Agricola Luca Di Piero (Italy) – Nocciola della linea Nòcciola
Fattoria La Vialla di Gianni, Antonio e Bandino Lo Franco (Italy) – Viallella
Gardini (Italy) – Crema all’Olio EVO