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It’s a tough job – but we’re happy to take it on…we’re searching for New Zealand’s finest chocolate.

On Saturday 7 March 2020 an esteemed panel of food professionals lead by international chocolate judge Elle Coco will smell, taste and assess a selection of New Zealand chocolate to find and name the country’s finest.

Gold, Silver and Bronze Medal winners will be named on Tuesday 31 March and the NZ Chocolate Awards Supreme Winner will be announced on Tuesday 21 April.

TIMELINE

Saturday 1 February 2020
Entries open

Friday 28 February 2020
Entries close
Entry acknowledgment and label template for delivery supplied to entrants

Monday 2 – Wednesday 4 March 2020
Judging samples to arrive in Auckland

Saturday 7 March 2020
Judging at AUT, Auckland

Tuesday 21 March 2020
Gold, Silver and Bronze medal winners announced

Tuesday 21 April 2020
Supreme Winner announced at Champions Party in Auckland

NZ CHOCOLATE AWARDS 2020 WINNERS ANNOUNCED

NZ CHOCOLATE AWARDS 2020 WINNERS ANNOUNCED

Foundry Chocolate was named NZ Chocolate Awards 2020 Supreme Winner for its Foundry Chocolate Anamalai Estate, India 70%. Foundry is also Category Winner with the same bar in the Bean-to-Bar – Chocolate Bar Plain Category. The Supreme Award and the Category Winner titles were accompanied by seven Gold Medals and five Silver Medals.

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NZ Chocolate Awards Return for 2020

NZ Chocolate Awards Return for 2020

The country’s favourite awards are back for 2020 with the return of the NZ Chocolate Awards. On the first Saturday of March an esteemed panel of food professionals lead by international chocolate judge Elle Coco will smell, taste and assess a selection of New Zealand...

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NZ’S Supreme Chocolate Named

NZ’S Supreme Chocolate Named

The Supreme Winner of the 2018 NZ Chocolate Awards is Hogarth Chocolate, Buttered Toast & Sea Salt Judges described this chocolate as “irresistible, exceptional, unique and flawless.”

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