The International Chocolate Awards aims to highlight the best in fine chocolate to consumers by judging bars and filled chocolates (bonbons, pralines, ganaches) in national and regional rounds with a Grand Final judging the best of the best. The first year, 2012 included rounds in Italy, the UK, the USA with the first year’s Grand Final in the UK in October, coinciding with Chocolate Week. 2013 added an Israeli national competition and other country rounds are in development.
Entries to the Awards are welcomed from both international chocolate makers and chocolatiers.
I attended the awards presentation for the Americas round of the 2013 International Chocolate Awards last night. Held at ICE in NYC, this was the first "live" awards announcement, bringing together…Continue
This year the ICA organizers have decided to offer Merit Awards to individuals and organizations who have been given back to the chocolate community.The 2013 Americas Round Merit Award Recipients…Continue
It's been a busy summer as we prepare for the final competitions of 2013 and begin to make plans for our third year, 2014. We have more countries in the pipeline for next year and will be making…Continue
22-26 April 2013 saw judging in London of the European Semi-final of this year's awards. The competition featured entries from around Europe, with the exception of Italy, who had their own national…Continue