Outstanding Service to the Fine Chocolate Industry – for unique and generous behind the scenes support for fine cacao projects.
Cynthia Leung and David Castellan, SoMA:
Bean to Chocolatier Award – for industry leading integrated Bean to Bar Factory and Boutique Chocolate Retail Operation
Sunita de Tourreil, Chocolate Garage
Innovative Chocolate Marketing – for unique and creative support for US craft chocolate makers
Harold Schmitz, Senior Science Officer, Mars
Research Award – for outstanding contribution to health research in cacao
Edmond Brown of Grenada Chocolate Company
Mott Green Memorial Award for Sustainable Cacao Cooperatives – the honorary first award recognises the work of Edmond Brown in helping to create a model that takes cacao farmers beyond a commodity, adding value through producing finished products.
Women in Chocolate – for her work as a veteran chocolatier, leading the way for women working in fine chocolate
Rizek Cacao CxA
Cacao Quality Award – for their outstanding service to cacao quality and post harvest techniques in the Dominican Republic