Huge Hungarian Success at the International Chocolate Awards

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100% Hungarian success at the Eastern European Competition of the International Chocolate Awards.

The International Chocolate Awards announced the Winners of their second Eastern European Competition, which was judged mid September, 2016 in Budapest, Hungary.

Eastern European encompasses Eastern, Central and North Eastern Europe and is the first international competition to support the growing interest in fine cacao and chocolate in these regions.

Hungarian chocolate creations were literally a 100% success by winning all the 6 gold, 9 silver and 6 bronze medals at the competition.

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Photo: Zangio Facebook page

Every single winning chocolate creation were made by Hungarian chocolate manufactures:

Flavoured bars

Dark chocolate bars with an infusion or flavouring

SilverCurioso  (Hungary) – Haiti 65% with thyme
SilverHarrer Chocolat  (Hungary) – Lemon Verbena

Dark chocolate bars with a filling

GoldHarrer Chocolat  (Hungary) – Wine Merlot

Milk chocolate bars with an infusion or flavouring

GoldHarrer Chocolat  (Hungary) – Rosemary Caramelized

Milk chocolate bars with inclusions or pieces

SilverCurioso  (Hungary) – Milk chocolate with bio mandarin oil and pink pepper

Milk chocolate bars with a filling

GoldHarrer Chocolat  (Hungary) – Tonka
SilverHarrer Chocolat  (Hungary) – Sea salt caramel

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Photo: Harrer Chocolate Facebook page

Flavoured white chocolate bars

GoldHarrer Chocolat  (Hungary) – Chocolate Mint
SilverCurioso  (Hungary) – White chocolate with bio lemon oil

Ganaches, palets, ganache pralines and truffles

Flavoured dark chocolate ganaches or truffles

BronzeLady Lavender Csokoládé Manufaktúra  (Hungary) – Sajmeggy pálinka-green pepper bonbon
BronzeZangio Chocolate  (Hungary) – Choco wine biscuit

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Photo: Lady Lavander Csokoládé Manufaktúra Facebook page

White chocolate ganaches or truffles

BronzeBonbonier Chocolate  (Hungary) – Melange
BronzeDemeter Chocolate  (Hungary) – Strawberry lemongrass truffle

Ganaches or truffles using mixed dark/milk/white for coating and fillings

GoldZangio Chocolate  (Hungary) – Raspberry truffle
SilverChocoCard  (Hungary) – The Penguins of Madagascar
SilverChristi’s Choco  (Hungary) – Rhubarb Truffle with Amaretto liqueur
BronzeChocoCard  (Hungary) – Ginger and matcha
BronzeLady Lavender Csokoládé Manufaktúra  (Hungary) – Gorgonzola bonbon

Nuts

Nut based pralines with milk chocolate

SilverBonbonier Chocolate  (Hungary) – Mango Passion Praline

Milk chocolate dragées, enrobed whole nuts

GoldchocoMe  (Hungary) – Raffinée – Piemonte hazelnut covered in ground Ethiopian Harrar coffee and hazelnut flavoured milk chocolate
BronzeChocoCard  (Hungary) – Nicaraguan cocoa beans dragée

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Photo: chocoMe Facebook page

White chocolate dragées, enrobed whole nuts

SilverChocoCard  (Hungary) – Pistachio dragée
BronzeSweetic  (Hungary) – White chocolate nuggets / Fehércsokoládé rögök

Each competition is judged by a panel of experts, food journalists, sommeliers and pastry chefs:

Zsóka Áth-Horváth (Hungary), Tour De Zsokolat

Gabriella Borbáth (Hungary), Pálinka Master

Martin Christy (United Kingdom), Seventy%, Permanent Grand Jury

Klaudia Erdész (Hungary), Administrator

Stefano Mecatti (Italy), Sommelier, Consultant

Monica Meschini (Italy), Chocolate/Tea Taster, Sommelier, Permanent Grand Jury

Ildikó Németh (Italy), Catering

Alex Rast (United Kingdom), Consultant, Reviewer, Seventy% , Permanent Grand Jury

Diana Secman (Romania), chocomanifesto.ro

Nicolae Velciov (Romania), Choco Manifesto / Partner, Choco Manifesto

CONGRATULATIONS!

Source: International Chocolate Awards