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Canadians place silver at International Chocolate Awards


November 7, 2012
By Bakers Journal

Nov. 7, 2012, London, U.K. – Two Canadian chocolatiers were honoured
with silver awards at the 2012 World Final of the International
Chocolate Awards, held in London from Oct. 9-11, during Chocolate Week
2012.

Nov. 7, 2012, London, U.K. – Two Canadian chocolatiers were honoured with silver awards at the 2012 World Final of the International Chocolate Awards, held in London from Oct. 9-11, during Chocolate Week 2012.

Cococo Chocolatiers Inc.’s Maitre Chocolatier Derrick Tu Tan Pho, from Alberta, placed silver in the Bars – flavoured milk chcolate category with a habanero sea salt thyme and rosemary milk chocolate bar.

Beta5 Chocolates from Vancouver also received a silver award in the filled chocolates (milk) category for an imperial stout filled truffle.

The International Chocolate Awards are designed to reflect international tastes and offer a level playing field for international entries. The judging panel is made up of experts, food journalists and pastry chefs from the host country, overseen by a grand jury who travel to each competition. Congratulations to both winners.