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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…See More
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At 2:17pm on August 4, 2010, Vercruysse Geert said…
Next two weeks in Switzerland for holiday and ... If I find some time left for the UK I would like to have a chocolate tasting and day aroud there chocolates, not for sure. Paris is always on my mind to visit so visiting and collecting is my share in this capital for chocolate an pastry.
Hope to taste your new Bali Soon.
Geert
At 3:12pm on July 23, 2010, Vercruysse Geert said…
Hello Bertil,
What about these chocolate?
75% TRINITARIO COCOA
BIG TREE FARMS
BALI

Still not available ? 45% (milk) and 75% (dark) trinitario cocoa
Geert
PS the second weekof august I'm in Switzerland, are you in the country?
At 3:20am on May 30, 2010, Kristina said…
Having your chocolate in my "magic box" it it so easy to host a great tasting achieving the perfect peak. I wonder, if you are in Switzerland on June
11th or 12th - it would be just great to meat you.
At 9:28pm on February 8, 2010, Adriennne Henson said…
Hi Bertil,
I can't wait to get your bars in and I will be telling Brady and Margaret when they come in as well as everyone else and it will be an honor to meet you.
Will you be coming in when the fancy food show is here????
Do you know when the bars will be coming in?? I never know until a shipment comes in and I open up the boxes.
You can let me know threw my email

Adrienne
At 12:56pm on February 8, 2010, ChocoFiles said…
I'd like to learn more about Akesson's chocolate. Can you please tell TCL more about what you're doing?
At 11:54pm on December 29, 2009, Matt Caputo said…
Bertil,

Good to hear from you. I hope all is well. Have you found a U.S. distributor yet? I would still like to carry your products, I just won't be able to import them myself. Either way we are selling lots of your beans through other bars.

Ciao,
Matt
At 7:15am on October 23, 2009, Alan McClure said…
Hi Bertil,

Very nice to hear from you. I have heard that you are up to some very interesting things. Best of luck!

I'd love to catch up in more depth sometime after Christmas, but if you are at all interested in sharing more about your current chocolate biz, I'd be very interested to read about it. I think that you have my email.

Very best,


Alan
At 11:28pm on October 22, 2009, Hector Velásquez said…
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We are able to offer high-quality cocoa in accordance with the requirements you need, ASE, conventional and organic, semi-finished cocoa, liquor, roasted and peeled grains NIBS roasted cocoa, we want to know what their requirements are refers fermentation, quality and quantity, our cocoa is ARRIBA National Fine or flavor (Creole), if there is interest in reaching an agreement we can send you more information, work plans and samples according to your requirements.
We are working integrally with the producers of cocoa, we have experience in the development of negotiation and management of quality control of export products, we are interested to know if you want Ecuadorian cocoa liquor, while I send my best wishes for commercial success.
Please contact us with any questions. We will be glad to assist you at any time and we can make to ensure the quality of the products you require, waiting to hear your comments, wishing all the best commercial.
PS: DO NOT SPEAK MUCH ENGLISH, sorry ERRORS
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I manage in Quality and Commercialization
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RITTER SPORT plays dirty tricks...

Posted on September 6, 2011 at 7:11am 4 Comments

RITTER SPORT, a large German company manufacturing industrial and cheap chocolate for gas stations and supermarkets, is attacking fine chocolate makers like DOMORI, ROVIRA, MAGLIO, CONSTANT, ÅKESSON'S and many others because of the square shape of our bars... they claim that they are the only ones in the world that can make square chocolate bars...How laughable is this! Should there be any risk of confusion, we would be the ones that would have to fear any damage for our brands. I mean,…

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