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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

Nicolas Cloiseau named Chevalier de l’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres

Chocolatier Nicolas Cloiseau, chef and creative director of La Maison du Chocolat, has been named Chevalier de l’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres. France’s minister of culture and communication, Audrey Azoulay, presented the prestigious award to Chef Cloiseau and seven other artisans from Comité Colbert companies at a ceremony held at the ministry on February 17, 2016. … Continue reading Nicolas Cloiseau named Chevalier de l’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres

World Chocolate Master 2015: Vincent Vallée

The 2015 edition of the World Chocolate Masters wrapped up today at Porte de Versailles in Paris, following three days of tough competition among some of the world’s top chocolatiers and pastry chefs. The champion is 27-year-old Vincent Vallée (France), who now holds the of title World Chocolate Master 2015. Mr Vallée, who honed his chocolate and pastry skills with master chocolatier Patrick … Continue reading World Chocolate Master 2015: Vincent Vallée

Best French chocolatiers for 2015

The Awards du Chocolat for 2015 were presented this afternoon in Paris at the annual Salon du Chocolat, which runs until Sunday, November 1. Chocolate awards this year were given to Bello et Angeli – Les Chocolatiers, Toulouse (Award du Nouvel Entrant), La Cabosse Gourmande, Saint-Maur-des-Fossés (Award de l’Espoir), Le Chocolat d’Emmanuel Briet, Epernay (Award de l’Harmonie), Chocolat Pascal, Bayonne (Award du Coup … Continue reading Best French chocolatiers for 2015

International Cocoa Awards 2015

Winners of the Cocoa of Excellence programme’s International Cocoa Awards (ICA) for 2015 were announced today 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. Seventeen awards were given this year. The winners by region/country for … Continue reading International Cocoa Awards 2015

Best French chocolatiers for 2014

The Awards du Chocolat for 2014 were presented on Friday, October 31 in Paris at the annual Salon du Chocolat, which wrapped up on Sunday, November 2. Organised by Club des Croqueurs de Chocolat and Salon du Chocolat, the annual awards recognize excellence among chocolatiers in France and abroad. Chocolate awards this year were given to Aux Petits Gourmands … Continue reading Best French chocolatiers for 2014

International Cocoa Awards 2013

Winners of this year’s International Cocoa Awards (ICA), a joint initiative of Salon du Chocolat, CIRAD (French agricultural research centre) and Bioversity International, were announced in Paris on October 30 at the city’s annual chocolate festival. The ICAs reward cocoa excellence in different regions, recognizing the work of cocoa famers and the diversity and excellence … Continue reading International Cocoa Awards 2013