FINAL RESULTS: TOP CARAMELS AWARD COMPETITION 2015

 

 

 



FIRST PLACE
GOLD



SECOND PLACE
SILVER



THIRD PLACE
BRONZE

HONORABLE

MENTION
Best Exterior Design
  • Luxx Chocolat Bees Knees: Caramel and ganache infused with honey and Jack Daniels Honey Whisky, 1800 Resposado Agave Tequila and fresh organic apple cider. A dash of fennel citrus sea salt.
  • Luxx Chocolat CinnaFig: 72% dark chocolate (Venezuelan). 2 layers, one made with creamy cinnamon caramel with Black Mission figs and the other, a ganache made with mascarpone and goat cheese.
  • Twenty Degrees Chocolates Steel Magnolia - A semi-liquid Sorghum-Bourbon caramel with toasted pecan in hand-painted domed shell
  • The Chocolate Fetish Almond Caramel Cup
  • Cocoa Vida TRIO Caramel Set
  • Luxx Chocolat BBaby
Best Ingredient Combinations
  • Luxx Chocolat CinnaFig: 72% dark chocolate (Venezuelan). 2 layers, one made with creamy cinnamon caramel with Black Mission figs and the other, a ganache made with mascarpone and goat cheese.
  • Twenty Degrees Chocolates Steel Magnolia - A semi-liquid Sorghum-Bourbon caramel with toasted pecan in hand-painted domed shell
  • Luxx Chocolat Bees Knees: Caramel and ganache infused with honey and Jack Daniels Honey Whisky, 1800 Resposado Agave Tequila and fresh organic apple cider. A dash of fennel citrus sea salt.
  • Gem Chocolates JB Lime & Chili: 68% cocoa Boa Sentenca (Brazil), fresh lime juice & zest and habanero chili-infused caramel.
  • Cocoa Vida TRIO Caramel Set
  • Delysia Chocolatier Smoked Salted Bourbon Pecan Truffles
  • SPAGnVOLA Chocolatier Coconut Caramel
Best Taste
  • Phillip Ashley Chocolates Chelonii™ - salted caramel pecan praline
  • Luxx Chocolat CinnaFig: 72% dark chocolate (Venezuelan). 2 layers, one made with creamy cinnamon caramel with Black Mission figs and the other, a ganache made with mascarpone and goat cheese.
  • Cocoa Vida TRIO Caramel Set: A) Frog Hollow Peaches & Brown Sugar, B) Summer Dream - organic Lemon pie, C) Beauty - Organic Strawberry balsamic
  • Luxx Chocolat Bees Knees: Caramel and ganache infused with honey and Jack Daniels Honey Whisky, 1800 Resposado Agave Tequila and fresh organic apple cider. A dash of fennel citrus sea salt.
  • Gem Chocolates JB Lime & Chili: 68% cocoa Boa Sentenca (Brazil), fresh lime juice & zest and habanero chili-infused caramel.
  • Cocoa Vida Sweet & Salty Caramel: - Scrumptious chewy organic butter caramel with unrefined Celtic & Himalayan salts.
  • Twenty Degrees Chocolates Steel Magnolia
  • Delysia Chocolatier Smoked Salted Bourbon Pecan Truffles
  • ChocolaTas Milk chocolate covered salted caramels.
  • Phillip Ashley Chocolates
    AMELLA Naked Honey Gray Sea Salt Caramel
Best Packaging
  • ChocolaTas Milk chocolate covered salted caramels. Smooth creamy caramel in milk chocolate, with a sprinkle of fleur du sel.
  • Delysia Chocolatier Caramel Sampler: 1. Tequila Caramel 2. Chardonnay Caramel 3. Latest Harvest Savignon Blanc with Figs Caramel 4. Fleur de Sel Caramel
  • Gem Chocolates Pecan Pie: Organic, FT milk chocolate (Dominican Republic), dark caramel with toasted pecans and sea salt.
  • The Chocolate Fetish Citron
  • Gem Chocolates JB Lime & Chili
  • Twenty Degrees Chocolates Steel Magnolia
  • Twenty Degrees Chocolates Fleur de Sel Caramel
  • The Chocolate Fetish Almond Caramel Cup
  • Chocolatines Classic Collection
Most Unique
  • Luxx Chocolat Bees Knees: Caramel and ganache infused with honey and Jack Daniels Honey Whisky, 1800 Resposado Agave Tequila and fresh organic apple cider. A dash of fennel citrus sea salt.
  • Luxx Chocolat CinnaFig: 72% dark chocolate (Venezuelan). 2 layers, one made with creamy cinnamon caramel with Black Mission figs and the other, a ganache made with mascarpone and goat cheese.
  • Gem Chocolates JB Lime & Chili: 68% cocoa Boa Sentenca (Brazil), fresh lime juice & zest and habanero chili-infused caramel.
  • Twenty Degrees Chocolates Steel Magnolia - A semi-liquid Sorghum-Bourbon caramel with toasted pecan in hand-painted domed shell
  • Cocoa Vida TRIO Caramel Set: A) Frog Hollow Peaches & Brown Sugar, B) Summer Dream - organic Lemon pie, C) Beauty - Organic Strawberry balsamic
  • Dallas Caramel Company Armadillo turtle
  • Cocoa Vida MOON SHINE -
  • Delysia Chocolatier Ghost Pepper Cacao Nib Caramel Corn
Best Overall Chocolate Artistry
  • Luxx Chocolat Bees Knees: Caramel and ganache infused with honey and Jack Daniels Honey Whisky, 1800 Resposado Agave Tequila and fresh organic apple cider. A dash of fennel citrus sea salt.
  • Luxx Chocolat CinnaFig: 72% dark chocolate (Venezuelan). 2 layers, one made with creamy cinnamon caramel with Black Mission figs and the other, a ganache made with mascarpone and goat cheese.
  • Cocoa Vida TRIO Caramel Set: A) Frog Hollow Peaches & Brown Sugar, B) Summer Dream - organic Lemon pie, C) Beauty - Organic Strawberry balsamic
  • Cocoa Vida Sweet & Salty Caramel: - Scrumptious chewy organic butter caramel with unrefined Celtic & Himalayan salts.
  • Luxx Chocolat BBaby: Made with applewood bacon & Kentucky Bourbon dusted with Chardonnay oak smoked sea salt in 72% dark chocolate (Venezuela)
  • Delysia Chocolatier Caramel Sampler: 1. Tequila Caramel 2. Chardonnay Caramel 3. Latest Harvest Savignon Blanc with Figs Caramel 4. Fleur de Sel Caramel
  • SPAGnVOLA Chocolatier Coconut Caramel
  • ChocolaTas Milk chocolate covered salted caramels. Smooth creamy caramel in milk chocolate, with a sprinkle of fleur du sel.
  • Gem Chocolates
  • Twenty Degrees Chocolates
  • Xchocolart Gourmet Chocolate
  • AMELLA
  • The Chocolate Fetish
  • Fera'wyns Artisan Chocolates
  • Delysia Chocolatier
  • Cocomels by JJ's Sweets
  • Luxx Chocolat
  • SPAGnVOLA Chocolatier

 

SELECTED JUDGES' COMMENTS OR FAVORITES

Cocomels Mexican Hot Chocolates smell great

Cocomels Mexican Hot Chocolates have nice heat

Dallas Caramels have good flavor consistency Dallas Caramels of old fashioned sweets from my childhood
ChocolaTas packaging reminds me of Tiffany Cocoa Vida Trio Caramel Set has nice flavors and textures

ChocolaTas has beautiful texture and long lasting flavor

 

 

 










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