Winning a Great Taste Award is a fantastic indication of the quality of a product. Won by everything from own brand label supermarket products to artisan providers, these awards mark the pinnacle of gastronomic achievement. Amongst a whole host of winners, an incredible six of Akesson’s bars received stars, along with two from Rózsavölgyi Csokoládé and one for The Chocolate Tree.
So, in celebration, we’ve chosen four award winning bars from our chocolate library and put together a special Great Taste Awards Box. Featuring bars from across the world – from Tobago to Madagascar and from Budapest to Stockholm – this box really will indulge your epicurean instincts. At £19.95, this box is 25% cheaper than buying the bars individually, and includes tasting cards giving information on each maker and on the various flavours to look out for when trying the chocolate.
Get 10% OFF these bars separately by entering the code AWARDWINNERS1 at checkout.
Receiving three stars, this is a brand new addition to our chocolate library. We caught up with Duane on his way between launching his line of bean to bar ice chocolate lollies at his shop in Stockholm and his farm in Tobago and arranged for a delivery of his unique bars. This Roxborough 70% bar is the product of his dream to create bars directly from his family plantation in Tobago.
Bertil has recently returned from his travels and we caught up with him in our offices. This bar really is a worthy winner. Made from Madagascan beans, it features a hint of spicy heat to complement its gentle aroma of cinnamon and cloves.
Imaginatively named, this bar has exotic origins and is made from cocoa from the Mekong Delta in Vietnam. This limited edition bar contains 75% cocoa solids that give it an intense yet smooth cocoa flavour with a hint of red fruits.
This beautiful bar is as famous for its flavour as it is for its fantastically unique packaging. Katalin and Szolt shape their bars to replicate the intricate designs of ancient fireplace tiles, and the result is visually stunning. The sadness of taking the chocolate out of its bright wrapping and breaking apart its delicate moulding is made better, though, by its creamy smoothness and wonderfully fruity – and characteristically madagascan – notes.