Do you love toast with your chocolate? It’s the hot new thing if you believe the verdict of 15 leading food experts who have chosen New Zealand’s finest chocolate. The Supreme Winner of the 2018 NZ Chocolate Awards is Hogarth Chocolate, Buttered Toast & Sea Salt Judges described this chocolate as “irresistible, exceptional, unique and flawless.” […]
After judging more than 120 New Zealand made chocolate bars, bonbons and truffles last year, the NZ Chocolate Awards is back for 2018, bigger and better than ever. The NZ Chocolate Awards 2018 will be judged on Wednesday 12 September at Auckland’s Fresh Factory, with the results to be announced during NZ Chocolate Week, on […]
Whittakers And She Universe Chosen by Chocolate Loving Kiwis’ as Their Favourites Thousands of chocolate-loving Kiwis have voted in the first Chocolate Lovers’ Awards, naming Whittakers and She Universe as New Zealand’s finest purveyors of chocolatey goodness. Read More
Greytown artisan chocolate studio Schoc Chocolates won five awards at the inaugural New Zealand Chocolate Awards last week. Schoc business owner and chocolatier Murray Langham said he was delighted to win a gold award for his lavender, salted caramel; two silvers for his lemon white tablet and orange and geranium stirrer, and two bronze awards […]
Following intensive tasting and judging of 125 chocolates, the country’s best have been named. The Supreme Winners are: Marvellous Marketing Best Chocolate Bar, Honest Chocolat Salted Caramel & Buckwheat Milk Chocolate Tablet and for Chocolate & Coffee Show Best Filled Chocolate, Jo’s Sublime Chocolate Salted Sesame and Caramel Bonbon. Read More
An Auckland husband-and-wife team of chocolatiers are looking to expand, after taking out a top industry award. ‘Honest Chocolat’ was a supreme winner at the inaugural New Zealand Chocolate Awards, with a salted caramel and buckwheat flavour. Owner Nico Bonnaud said he started the company with his wife a year ago, and has seen the industry grow. Read […]
There are just two days to go until entries close for this year’s inaugural New Zealand Chocolate Awards, so time is of the essence! Make sure you enter now to ensure your chocolate brand is in the running to be voted New Zealand’s Favourite Chocolate brand and/or producer. The accolade is one of two Chocolate Lovers categories being decided by public vote. […]
With just three days to go until entries close for this year’s inaugural New Zealand Chocolate Awards, time is of the essence! Make sure you enter now to ensure your chocolate brand is in the running to be voted New Zealand’s Favourite Chocolate brand and/or producer. Read More
The success of the country’s growing artisan chocolate makers will be celebrated at the inaugural New Zealand Chocolate Awards.
New Zealand artisan chocolate makers are waiting nervously as the judging commences for the inaugural New Zealand Chocolate Awards in Auckland. A lucky judging panel of 18 chocolatiers, food writers and celebrity guests will taste their way through 120 New Zealand-made and international chocolate products from 36 different producers. The judges are spoilt for choice […]
Judges in New Zealand’s first national chocolate awards have been asked to keep “their palates in peak shape” as they devour endless amounts of the sweet treat. The event’s been titled “the Oscars of chocolate”, and with 120 samples to sniff, taste and rate, the awards is a glutenous marathon for the judges. “The Oscars of […]
World Chocolate Day was celebrated on Friday 7th of July and this country’s growing artisan chocolate makers received good news, with the announcement their hard work will be celebrated at the inaugural New Zealand Chocolate Awards.