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The best milk chocolate in the world

Hanna Eiríksdóttir

Posted on November 19 2018

Omnom received the biggest honor awarded in chocolate making last Saturday in Florence, Italy at the International Chocolate Awards when Milk of Nicaragua was awarded best in competition overall winner in the category for Plain / Origin milk bar.

“We never could have imagined that five years ago when Omnom was created that we would win an award like this. It has always been a part of our mission to use best ingredients available. This is a recognition for that,” says Kjartan Gíslason, chocolate maker and co-founder of Omnom.

Besides the best in competition award, Omnom was awarded four other gold awards and received three silver awards and three bronze awards.


International Chocolate Awards World Final 2018

Best in competition’ overall winner


Plain/origin milk bar categories

Gold: Omnom Chocolate  (Iceland) – Milk of Nicaragua

Micro-batch – Plain/origin dark chocolate bars

Silver: Omnom Chocolate  (Iceland) – Madagascar 66%

Plain/origin ‘dark’ milk chocolate bars (50% and over)

Gold: Omnom Chocolate  (Iceland) – Milk of Nicaragua

Bronze: Omnom Chocolate  (Iceland) – Dark Milk of Tanzania

Micro-batch – Plain/origin milk chocolate bars

Gold: Omnom Chocolate  (Iceland) – Milk of Madagascar

Milk chocolate bars with inclusions or pieces

Silver: Omnom Chocolate  (Iceland) – Caramel + Milk (**)

White chocolate bars with an infusion or flavouring

Bronze: Omnom Chocolate  (Iceland) – Coffee + Milk (**)

Bronze: Omnom Chocolate  (Iceland) – Lakkrís + Sea Salt (**)

White chocolate bars with inclusions or pieces

Silver: Omnom Chocolate  (Iceland) – Black n’ Burnt Barley (**)

Special awards

Plain/origin \’dark\’ milk chocolate bars (50% and over)

Gold – Chocolate Maker: Omnom Chocolate  (Iceland) – Milk of Nicaragua

Gold – Directly Traded: Omnom Chocolate  (Iceland) – Milk of Nicaragua

About the International Chocolate Awards

“The International Chocolate Awards is an independent competition recognizing excellence in fine chocolate making and, in the products, made with fine chocolate. As the World’s only fully independent international fine chocolate competition, we aim to support companies producing fine chocolate and chocolatiers, small companies and artisans working with fine chocolate. By helping these markets to grow and develop, we also aim to support the farmers that grow fine cacao.”

-excerpt from www.internationalchocolateawards.com

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