International Cocoa Awards 2017

The Winners of the Cocoa of Excellence programme’s International Cocoa Awards (ICA) for 2017 were announced on October 30, 2017 in Paris at the Salon du Chocolat, the city’s annual five-day chocolate festival. The ICAs recognize the work of cocoa famers and celebrate the quality, flavour and diversity of cocoas according to their origin. A total of 18 awards … Continue reading International Cocoa Awards 2017

Best French Chocolatiers for 2017

The Awards du Chocolat for 2017 were announced on Saturday, October 28 at the Salon du Chocolat in Paris, currently taking place at VIPARIS Porte de Versailles until Wednesday, November 1, 2017. Organized by the Club des Croqueurs de Chocolat and Salon du Chocolat, these annual awards recognize excellence among chocolatiers in France and abroad. … Continue reading Best French Chocolatiers for 2017

Salon du Chocolat 2017: The New Adventurers

The 23rd edition of Paris’s famous Salon du Chocolat is set to open in just a few days at VIP Porte de Versailles, running from October 28 to November 1, 2017. The event, the world’s biggest chocolate and cocoa festival, will feature 20,000 square metres of exhibition space  devoted to chocolate in all its forms. More than … Continue reading Salon du Chocolat 2017: The New Adventurers

Best French chocolatiers for 2016

Winners of the Awards du Chocolat for 2016 were announced at the Salon du Chocolat, which wrapped up in Paris on Tuesday, November 1, 2016. Organised by Club des Croqueurs de Chocolat (CCC) and Salon du Chocolat, these annual French chocolate awards recognize excellence among French and international chocolatiers. The winners this year are:  La Chocolaterie … Continue reading Best French chocolatiers for 2016

Salon du Chocolat 2016: Back to Chocolate

The 22nd annual edition of the Salon du Chocolat in Paris takes place from October 28 to November 1, 2016 at the Porte de Versailles exhibition hall. This five-day chocolate extravaganza, the world’s biggest chocolate festival, showcases the hottest trends in chocolate and pastry from France and around the world. The show will feature 20,000 square … Continue reading Salon du Chocolat 2016: Back to Chocolate

Easter egg hunts in and around Paris

A number of Easter egg hunts are set to take place in Paris and its environs this weekend, with chocolate eggs being distributed in parks, national monuments and châteaux gardens. Secours Populaire is holding its traditional Easter egg hunt on the Champ de Mars (Ecole Militaire side). The event takes place on Sunday, March 27, 2016  from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. A “permit” … Continue reading Easter egg hunts in and around Paris

Jour du Macaron 2016

Spring is almost here, and so is Jour du Macaron. This very special fundraiser has a loyal following among fans of the dainty Parisian confection. The 11th annual edition takes place in France on Saturday March 19 and Sunday March 20, 2016. Participating Relais Desserts member pâtisseries in Paris and throughout France will be offering free macarons — in a choice of exotic flavours … Continue reading Jour du Macaron 2016