June 17, 2017

Malagos Chocolate from Davao wins its 5th international award

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  • Malagos Unsweetened Chocolate won its 5th international award in a chocolate competition recently held at the Academy of Chocolate in London, United Kingdom, a group of industry professionals promoting excellence in fine chocolate-making. The announcement was made on June 05, 2017 on the Academy’s website.

    On a Facebook post on June 5, Monday, Malagos Chocolate wrote, “Breaking news! Davao cacao farmers win again at the 2017 Academy of Chocolate competition! This recognition honors all the hardworking farmers in the country. Mabuhay ang magsasakang Pilipino! Malagos Unsweetened Chocolate wins another SILVER…”

    Malagos’ chocolates are very popular not only amongst the locals but also worldwide. It has been one of the most loved pasalubong (souvenir) of tourists and visitors of Davao City. Founders Roberto and Charita Puentespina started their venture into cacao growing in 2003. Today, they produce chocolate that is proudly Philippine-made. A single-origin fine flavour chocolate that is truly tree-to-bar.

    Malagos’ Dark Collection is 100% pure cocoa liquor – chocolate in its purest form – and a five time winner of international awards: Silver in the Drinking Chocolate Category and 2 out of 3 stars at the 2016 Academy of Chocolate and Great Taste Awards in London, United Kingdom respectively; won the Silver in the 2015 World Drinking Chocolate Competition organized by the International Chocolate Awards in Hannover, Germany; and in April of the same year, Malagos 65% Dark Chocolate won Bronze for Best Unflavored Drinking Chocolate at the 2015 Academy of Chocolate Awards in London, UK.

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    All images grabbed from malagos.chocolate
    Source: malagoschocolate, dti.gov.ph

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