German/Austrian/Swiss Winners 2015

The International Chocolate Awards is pleased to announce the Winners of the German, Austrian and Swiss Competition (DACH), The competition was held for the second time from 7 – 10 May 2015 at our regional partner, in Hannover.

The award ceremony will take place on 11 September 2015 at the Schokoladen-Gourmet-Festival (Chocolate Gourmet Festival) in Hannover.


The judging panel was made up of pastry chefs, journalists, restaurant reviewers, bloggers, culinary educators and chefs, as well as members of our Grand Jury.


The entry categories included flavoured chocolate bars, filled chocolates and spreads, and are based on yearly feedback from our entrants and in consultation with the fine chocolate industry. All judging is anonymised, including at the Grand Jury final session, where Golds, Silver and Bronze prizes are awarded by private voting according to the Grand Jury rules.

Awards are awarded only to entries that meet the required standard for each prize.

(Prizes are shown in alphabetical order for each medal)

Flavoured bars

Dark chocolate bars with an infusion or flavouring

Gold: Beschle Chocolatier  (Switzerland) - Rosemary & Lemon Thyme

Silver: Beschle Chocolatier  (Switzerland) - Ginger

Silver: Beschle Chocolatier  (Switzerland) - Orange

Bronze: Schokov  (Austria) - Schokov Organic No7 "Rosemary & Lemon"

Dark chocolate bars with inclusions or pieces

Bronze: Schokov  (Austria) - Schokov Organic No6 "Orange & Cacao Nibs"

Dark chocolate bars with a filling

Gold: Clement  (Germany) - Gefüllte Lüttje Lage

Silver: Clement  (Germany) - Gefüllte Mango Mascarponeschokolade

Silver: Clement  (Germany) - Gefüllte Whiskyschokolade

Milk chocolate bars with an infusion or flavouring

Gold: Schell Schokoladen  (Germany) - Papua Umami

Silver: Evers & Tochter  (Germany) - Vollmilchschokolade 35% mit Trüffelsalz

Milk chocolate bars with inclusions or pieces

Silver: FAVARGER  (Switzerland) - Tablette au chocolat au lait noisettes

Milk chocolate bars with a filling

Gold: Clement  (Germany) - Gefüllte Pistazien Nougatschokolade

Bronze: Clement  (Germany) - Gefüllte Erdbeer Mascarponeschokolade

Bronze: Clement  (Germany) - Gefüllte Erdnuss Caramelschokolade

Flavoured white chocolate bars

Gold: Evers & Tochter  (Germany) - Weiße Schokolade Tête-à Tête mit Gin

Silver: Beschle Chocolatier  (Switzerland) - Matcha

Bronze: Clement  (Germany) - Gefüllte Pina Coladaschokolade

Ganaches, palets, ganache pralines and truffles

Unflavoured dark chocolate ganaches or truffles

Silver: Clement  (Germany) - 64% JavaTruffes

Flavoured dark chocolate ganaches or truffles

Gold: Timo A. Meyer  (Germany) - Trüffel mit frischer Minze

Silver: Clement  (Germany) - Whisky Truffes

Silver: Pott au Chocolat  (Germany) - Whiskey

Bronze: Clement  (Germany) - Erdbeer Chili Pavé

Bronze: Zart Pralinen Chocolate Makers  (Austria) - Raspberry

Flavoured milk chocolate ganaches or truffles

Gold: Zart Pralinen Chocolate Makers  (Austria) - Aniseed

Silver: Clement  (Germany) - Zirben Truffes

Bronze: Timo A. Meyer  (Germany) - Riesling Auslese Trüffel

Flavoured white chocolate ganaches or truffles

Silver: Daja Chocolate  (Germany) - Rote Grütze Praline

Silver: Schell Schokoladen  (Germany) - Sekt Trüffel

Bronze: Clement  (Germany) - Blaumohn Safran Truffes

Flavoured ganaches or truffles with combination coating or filling

Bronze: Pott au Chocolat  (Germany) - Pfirsich-Johannisbeere

Bronze: Törtchen Törtchen  (Germany) - Orange-Tee

Bronze: Zart Pralinen Chocolate Makers  (Austria) - Veltliner Brandy


Nut based pralines with dark chocolate

Silver: Pott au Chocolat  (Germany) - Pistazie

Silver: Törtchen Törtchen  (Germany) - Pistaziennougat

Bronze: Törtchen Törtchen  (Germany) - Florentiner

Dark chocolate enrobed marzipan

Silver: Daja Chocolate  (Germany) - Kaffeemarzipan

Bronze: Clement  (Germany) - Banane Marzipan

Bronze: Clement  (Germany) - Persia Marzipan

Nut based pralines with milk chocolate

Gold: FAVARGER  (Switzerland) - Praliné pistache lait

Silver: Timo A. Meyer  (Germany) - Sahnenougat mit Fleur de Sel


Dark chocolate enrobed caramels

Silver: kettler Schokolade  (Germany) - Passionsfrucht-Tequila

Bronze: kettler Schokolade  (Germany) - Meersalzkaramell

Milk chocolate enrobed caramels

Silver: Törtchen Törtchen  (Germany) - Mango-Passion


Spreads with milk chocolate

Silver: FAVARGER  (Switzerland) - Pâte à tartiner praliné fin aux noisettes

(*)  Declared chocolate maker for private label bars.

(**) Winner has declared the product is made with their own bean-to-bar chocolate or couverture.