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Kiwis Called on to Vote for Their Favourite Choc Treats

Kiwis Called on to Vote for Their Favourite Hot Chocolate Café And Their
Fav Chocolate Producer

For Immediate Release Wednesday 9 August 2017

Chocolate chips, syrup or powder? With or without marshmallows? There are so many options when making the perfect hot chocolate and the search is on to find the café serving the country’s best hot chocolate.

Kiwi chocolate lovers are being asked to help the New Zealand Chocolate Awards uncover the café serving the country’s best hot chocolate as well as the country’s favourite chocolate maker.

A panel of food experts will judge entries in the New Zealand Chocolate Awards at the Fresh Factory in Auckland on Wednesday 6 September, with results announced on Monday 18 September. The Awards focus is on chocolate crafted in New Zealand.

In addition to categories assessed by the judging panel, New Zealand Chocolate Awards organisers asking Kiwis to help them find the country’s finest.

Chocolate lovers are invited to vote for New Zealand’s Favourite Chocolate brand and the Café Serving New Zealand’s Favourite Hot Chocolate. Chocolate Lovers’ vote online at the awards website

Each vote goes into the draw for a special New Zealand Chocolate Awards Gourmet Chocolate Hamper. Voting closes 11.59pm on Sunday 17 September 2017. Winners will be announced on Monday 18 September 2017 along with the winners of the awards assessed by the judging panel.

Many of the New Zealand Chocolate Awards winning chocolates will be available at the Chocolate and Coffee Show on Saturday 23 and Sunday 24 September 2017 at The Cloud in Auckland.


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