The Secret Chocolatier brought home a bronze medal from the International Chocolate Competition’s 2015 Americas’ Competition, a contest that involved chocolates made in a number of countries, including Canada and South America.
The family-owned Charlotte-based chocolate maker won bronze for its dark chocolate truffle in the unflavored dark chocolate ganache and truffle category.
Other North Carolina winners: French Broad Chocolates of Asheville got a silver medal in the white chocolate category for its Cosmopolitan Truffle, and Escazu, made in Raleigh and sold in several locations in Charlotte, got a bronze in the small-batch milk chocolate bar category for its goats milk Carenero with 60% Venezuelan chocolate.
Secret Chocolatier has two locations, 2935 Providence Road and 11318 N. Community House Road in Ballantyne.
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Full list of winners: www.internationalchocolateawards.com.