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world's best milk choc?
April 8, 2008
3:40 pm
Gracie
Chippenham, United Kingdom
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I have just had a newsletter from my (fabulous and very helpful)supplier detailing new additions etc, amongst them, milk chocolate from Carma (part of Callebaut I think).
They state that they now stock "most highly acclaimed Swiss Claire from Carma, recently voted ‘World's Best Milk Chocolate'"

Has anyone tried this? Is it any good? I have to say I'm a bit sceptical despite the seeming lack of any outstanding milk chocolates in general...who voted it "best" and what were the benchmarks against which it was tested?

April 8, 2008
6:57 pm
Masur
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I've not tried it but here is a quote from Carma website:

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The distinguished Accademia Maestri Pasticceri Italiani recently brought together Italy’s top pastry chefs for a series of blind tastings.

Claire "Swiss Top" won the Gold Medal with a record score for its unrivalled aroma, delectable auburn-brown tone, smoothness and consistent, lingering melt in the mouth. The Carma team selected exceptional ingredients for Claire. Precious cacao beans... and of course superior quality, genuine Swiss milk!


[url]http://www.carma.ch/en/1101[/url]

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April 8, 2008
10:35 pm
Domenico
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L'Accademia Maestri Pasticceri Italiani is an exclusively Callebaut-sponsored (and I suspect Callebaut-founded) organization. How surprising they select a Callebaut product as the world's best...Rather go for a bit more independent selections...With this I would not say Carma milk chocolate is not good.

April 9, 2008
11:56 am
Sebastian
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Plus, it turns out that the product selected - doesn't meet the standard of identity for milk chocolate 8-)

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