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Academy of Chocolate Award Evening 2018

A big thank you to the Academy of Chocolate for hosting another spectacular evening to celebrate the 2018 awards.

The party was held at Claridges Hotel in London, and with the awards now attracting entries from all over the world, it was an opportunity to catch up with chocolatiers from the UK and abroad. It’s also a great chance to try some of the newly awarded chocolates. Unfortunately, the awards fell on the UK’s hottest couple of days in the past 40 years, so chocolate supplies were slightly limited as most people (including us) didn’t want to risk presenting chocolate puddles.

The Manchester Chocolate Massive – Eponine and Dormouse enjoying some celebratory champagne at the awards

We were delighted to be receiving 9 new awards for our filled chocolates, alongside many other winners celebrating. And here’s a list of our newly awarded chocolates:

Gold (Plain Truffle) – Guatemala “Rio Dulce” Ganache
Gold  (Plain Truffle) – Honduras “Indio Rojo” Ganache
Gold (Fruit, Floral, Spice or Infusion Ganache) – Yuzu
Silver
(Fruit, Floral, Spice or Infusion Ganache) – Raspberry
Silver
(Layered) – Caramelised Mango, Chilli & Lime
Silver (Layered) – Earl Grey & Blueberry
Silver (Layered) – Espresso & Bitter Almond
Silver (White) – Strawberry Cheesecake
Bronze (Layered) – Billionaire’s Praline

To see a full list of all the award winners, please visit the Academy of Chocolate Website.

Chris & Natalie accepting Eponine’s 9 awards from the 2018 Academy of Chocolate

You’ll find these award winning bonbons in our chocolate selection boxes, alongside our other award winners and newest creations.


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