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International Chocolate Awards 2019: Australia

Susan M. Stokes, Chocolate Addict

23 November 2019

The results are in for the International Chocolate Awards 2019, Asia-Pacific, for Bean-to-Bar and Chocolatier entrants and we’ve done a round-up of the Aussie competition winners. 

The 2 categories Australian chocolate makers won this year in were white chocolate and dark chocolate with fruit. We didn’t do as well as last year (2018) winning a massive 11 awards from 5 different chocolate makers. 

** Bean-to-bar chocolatier products – the recognise the growing trend of flavoured bars and filled chocolate made by chocolate makers, winning products made with an entrant’s own chocolate are marked with (**)

International Chocolate Awards 2019 | Australia

 

White chocolate bars with inclusions or pieces

Silver: Monsieur Truffe  (Australia) – 29% Peach Melba

Dark chocolate enrobed whole fruit

Bronze: Jasper and Myrtle  (Australia) – Dark Chocolate Coated Ginger (**)

International Chocolate Awards 2018 | Australia

If you’re curious to see who took home awards last year here’s the full list of Australian winners for Asia-Pacific 2018.

Micro-batch – Plain/origin dark chocolate bars

Gold: The Smooth Chocolator  (Australia) – Piura Blanco Peru 67%

Silver: The Smooth Chocolator  (Australia) – Ramnath Trinidad 67%

Silver: The Smooth Chocolator  (Australia) – Tanzania Kokoa Kamili 70%

 

High percentage plain/origin dark chocolate bars (85% and over)

Bronze: Metiisto Artisan Chocolate  (Australia) – Patovaki 85%

 

Dark chocolate bars with inclusions or pieces

Bronze: Sweet Pea & Poppy  (Australia) – The Andes

 

Milk chocolate bars with inclusions or pieces

Bronze: Jasper and Myrtle  (Australia) – Lemon Myrtle and Macadamia Milk chocolate (**)

Bronze: Sweet Pea & Poppy  (Australia) – Orange Cardamom Pecan

 

White chocolate bars with an infusion or flavouring

Silver: Monsieur Truffe  (Australia) – Australian Plum (**)

 

Micro-batch – Plain/origin dark chocolate bars

Gold – Australia: The Smooth Chocolator  (Australia) – Piura Blanco Peru 67%

 

Micro-batch – Plain/origin dark chocolate bars

Gold – Chocolate Maker: The Smooth Chocolator  (Australia) – Piura Blanco Peru 67%

Gold – Directly Traded: The Smooth Chocolator  (Australia) – Piura Blanco Peru 67%

International Chocolate Awards 2019 |

New Zealand

And for our New Zealand neighbour across the water here’s how they did this year, here’s how they did if you’re curious. 

 

Micro-batch – Plain/origin dark chocolate bars

Bronze: Wellington Chocolate Factory  (New Zealand) – Peru Chocolate Bar

Micro-batch – Plain/origin milk chocolate bars

Silver: Wellington Chocolate Factory  (New Zealand) – Organic Milk Chocolate Bar

In Summary 

 

So we hope you found our round-up of the International Chocolate Awards 2019 interesting. And if you have a chocolate craving why not buying from one of these amazing award-winning craft chocolate makers is good for you, the farmer and better for the environment.

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