Famed Davao choco maker reaps International awards

Subscribe Now December 15, 2020 at 05:20pm

Filipino chocolate maker, Auro Chocolate, has received international recognition anew, bagging 10 awards at the Academy of Chocolate’s 12th Golden Bean Awards.

In an Instagram post, Davao’s Auro Chocolate announced that they were able to receive three golds, six silvers, and one bronze award from the London-based independent membership body which promotes “real chocolate.”

The Davao-based bean-to-bar chocolate company was able to win gold awards for their “50% Dark Milk Chocolate Vetiver with Freeze Dried Pineapple and Rice Crispies” and “64% Dark Chocolate with Ylang Ylang and Roasted White Chocolate” products in the “Tree to Bar Flavoured” category; and “32% White Davao Origin” in the “Tree to Bar White” category.

Auro Chocolate also received silver awards for the following products:

“70% Luna” – Tree to Bar category
“70% Paquibato Origin” – Tree to Bar Seasoned category
“50% Milk Davao Origin” – Tree to Bar Milk category
“100% Saloy Origin” – Dark Bean to Bar 90% and over category
“85% Mana” – Dark Bean to Bar Seasoned category
“100% Cacao Hot Chocolate” – Hot CHocolate Plain for Water category

Meanwhile, Auro Chocolate’s “100% Cacao Hot chocolate” received a bronze award in the Hot Chocolate Plain for Milk category.

Other products from Auro which were commended by the Academy were its “32% White Chocolate Pandan with Roasted Peanuts and Dried Green Mango” in the Tree to Bar Flavoured category and “Craft hazelnuts & cocoa beans spread” in the Spreads Gianduia category.

“We’ve all been through a lot of ups and downs this year but it is always important to celebrate what we can and we couldn’t be happier to end 2020 with a bang!” the Filipino chocolate maker said in an Instagram post Monday.

“It is again a true honor and privilege to do what we love every day. We will never stop as we promise to continue to learn and strive for the best in representing quality Filipino-made chocolate on the world stage. Thank you always for your continued support! Congratulations to all of us!” the chocolate maker added.

Source: mb.com.ph

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