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We’re searching for New Zealand’s finest chocolate and chocolate products.

Whether you’re an artisan chocolatier, a larger producer with an established brand or an importer of fine chocolate, if you have chocolate products that you are proud of we want you to be part of the NZ Chocolate Awards.

Enter your chocolates in one of the 23 categories and they will be judged by an expert panel. A Supreme Winner will be selected from the category winners.

TIMELINE

Monday 2 July 2018
Entries open
Communications campaign

Friday 31 August 2018
Entries close
Entry acknowledgement and label template for delivery supplied to entrants

Tuesday 11 September 2018
Final day for judging samples to arrive in Auckland

Wednesday 12 September 2018
Judging at Fresh Factory, Auckland

Monday 17 September 2018
Individual results sent to entrants via email

Tuesday 18 September 2017
Gold, silver and bronze medal winners announced

Friday 5 October 2018
Trophy winners (Best in Class) announced

Saturday 6 and Sunday 7 October 2018
Award-winning chocolates sampled at The Chocolate and Coffee Show

The Chocolate and Coffee Show

The Chocolate and Coffee Show is a much-loved consumer event held annually at The Cloud in Auckland.

2018 dates are Saturday 6 and Sunday 7 October.

The very best of New Zealand’s Artisan chocolatiers, coffee roasters and producers of amazing tasty treats, from the big names through to amazing new craft businesses will be exhibitors and visitors to bring you a weekend to remember. Make sure you get your tickets now! www.chocolatecoffeeshow.co.nz

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