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World Chocolate Master 2018: Elias Läderach

The 2018 World Final of the World Chocolate Masters competition wrapped up yesterday at the Salon du Chocolat in Paris after three days of intense chocolate and pastry competition. This winner is 29-year-old Elias Läderach of Switzerland, who now holds the title of World Chocolate Master 2018. Läderach has worked as a product developer and … Continue reading World Chocolate Master 2018: Elias Läderach

French Chocolate Awards 2018

Winners of the French chocolate awards (Awards du Chocolat) for 2018 were announced on Wednesday at the Salon du Chocolat in Paris, which wraps up on Sunday, November 4, 2018. Organized by the Club des Croqueurs de Chocolat and Salon du Chocolat, these annual awards recognize excellence among chocolatiers in France and abroad, in terms of both quality and creativity. This year’s … Continue reading French Chocolate Awards 2018

Bean-to-bar chocolatier Benoît Nihant: Open house in Awans, Belgium

Bean-to-bar chocolatiers Anne and Benoît Nihant are opening their chocolate factory in Awans, Belgium to the public on Saturday, October 20, and Sunday, October 21, 2018. Cacao producer and Maison Nihan partner Frank Homann will be on hand to talk about Mayan Red cacao grown in Honduras. Known for the intense red colour of its pod and … Continue reading Bean-to-bar chocolatier Benoît Nihant: Open house in Awans, Belgium

Salon du Chocolat 2018: Nature offers something to suit all tastes!

The 24th annual edition of the Salon du Chocolat in Paris takes place from October 31 to November 4, 2018 at the Porte de Versailles exhibition hall 4. This tasty event is ranked among the 14 reasons to visit Paris by Condé Nast Traveller, among the top 10 gourmet events in the world by World … Continue reading Salon du Chocolat 2018: Nature offers something to suit all tastes!

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