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.
Saturday 1 February 2020
Friday 28 February 2020
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
After judging more than 120 New Zealand made chocolate bars, bonbons and truffles last year, the NZ Chocolate Awards is back for 2018, bigger and better than ever.
Thousands of chocolate-loving Kiwis have voted in the first Chocolate Lovers’ Awards, naming Whittakers and She Universe as New Zealand’s finest purveyors of chocolatey goodness.