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2018 INTERNATIONAL CHOCOLATE AWARDS (ASIA PACIFIC)

Another triumphant win for the Davao cacao farmers!

Another proud moment for the Philippine cacao industry as International Chocolate Awards’ Grand Jury awarded (5) international + one (1) national wins to Malagos Chocolate at the awarding ceremony last Sept 14!   Our international awards received to date is now 24!


2018 INTERNATIONAL CHOCOLATE AWARDS – ASIA PACIFIC RESULTS


BAR Category

Malagos 85% Dark Chocolate  SILVER
Malagos 65% Dark Chocolate  BRONZE


DARK CHOCOLATE GANACHES OR TRUFFLES Category

Malagos Rhum Flavored Dark Chocolate  SILVER
Malagos 72% Unflavored Dark Chocolate  SILVER


DARK CHOCOLATE ENROBED CARAMELS Category

Malagos Salted Caramel  BRONZE


National Awards
(Competition among the Grand Jury Philippine Finalists.
Must have 10 or more entries from one country in a category.)

Malagos 65% Dark Chocolate  GOLD


The 2018 Asia-Pacific competition was held for the first time as in independent competition in Asia and saw a doubling of entries from the previous year (held in 2017 as part of the Americas competition). A total of 700 products were entered by over 100 chocolate companies from 16 different countries.

The judging panel included judges from the USA, Europe, Taiwan, Hong Kong, and members of the international Grand Jury panel around the world. All judging is anonymised, included at the Grand Jury final session, where Gold, Silver and Bronze prizes are awarded by private voting according to the Grand Jury rules.

Complete list of winners https://www.internationalchocolateawards.com/2018/09/asia-pacific-2018-competition-winners/.

Early this year,  we won nine (9) international awards – five (5)  and four (4) from the Academy of Chocolate in May and Great Taste in August, respectively.

Our awards received to date:

Malagos Chocolate’s cacao farm – Puentespina Farm
(1) 2017 Cocoa Excellence Programme BEST 50 BEANS IN THE WORLD | France

Malagos 100% Pure Unsweetened Chocolate
(1) 2018 Great Taste 2-STAR
(2) *2018 Great Taste 1-STAR
(3) 2018 Academy of Chocolate BRONZE
(4) 2017 Great Taste 1-STAR
(5) 2017 Academy of Chocolate Awards SILVER
(6) 2016 Great Taste 2-STAR
(7) 2016 Academy of Chocolate Awards SILVE
(8) 2015 Academy of Chocolate Awards BRONZE

Drinking Chocolate Category    *Bar category
London, UK

Malagos 65% Dark Chocolate
(1) 2018 International Chocolate Awards – Asia Pacific BRONZE
(2) 2018 Great Taste 2-STAR
(3) 2017 Great Taste 1-STAR
(4) 2017 Academy of Chocolate BRONZE
(5) *2015 International Chocolate Awards SILVER | Hannover, Germany

Special award for Malagos 65% Dark Chocolate
National awardee – 2018 International Chocolate Awards – Asia Pacific GOLD

Malagos 72% Dark Chocolate
(1) 2018 Great Taste 2-STAR
(2) 2018 Academy of Chocolate BRONZE
(3) *2018 Academy of Chocolate BRONZE
(4) 2017 Academy of Chocolate BRONZE

Malagos 85% Dark Chocolate
(1) 2018 International Chocolate Awards – Asia Pacific SILVER
(2) *2018 Academy of Chocolate SILVER
(3) 2018 Academy of Chocolate BRONZE
2017 Academy of Chocolate COMMENDED

Bar Category    *Drinking Chocolate category
London, UK

NEW PRODUCTS!

Malagos Rhum (Flavored Dark Chocolate Ganaches or Truffles Category)
(1) 2018 International Chocolate Awards – Asia Pacific SILVER

Malagos 72% Dark Chocolate Ganache (Unflavoured Dark Chocolate Ganaches or Truffles Category)
(1) 2018 International Chocolate Awards – Asia Pacific SILVER

Malagos Salted Caramel (Dark Chocolate Enrobed Caramels Category)
(1) 2018 International Chocolate Awards – Asia Pacific BRONZE

Thank you for the continuous support!