International Cocoa Awards 2017


Key Figures


• 40 producing countries participated.

• 166 samples of cocoa beans received.

162 samples accepted, processed into liquor and untempered chocolate, and evaluated by the CoEx Programme Technical Committee.

• 50 high quality cocoa samples selected and processed into tempered chocolate and moulded (66% cacao). Information available below on the samples (producer, genetic origin, chocolate flavour profile and contact details).

• 41 chocolatiers and sensory evaluation experts blindly evaluated the 50 chocolate samples.

• 18 samples attributed an International Cocoa Award.


Summary information on each of the best 50 samples including the ICAs and their flavour profile are available in the PDF file by clicking the link below:

*Photo from Salon du Chocolat*