Lorn chocolate maker Rachael King has taken out the prestigious Callebaut Sydney Royal Chocolate Show for the second year in a row.
Rachael took out the award with her box of chocolates made from native Australian ingredients, out classing over 120 entries.
The competition is Australia’s most prestigious and allows smaller artisans to compete with industry heavyweights.
“The calibre of talent is very high,” she said.
“We understood how much hard work would be involved if we wanted to repeat our success.
“Needless to say we didn’t get much sleep the week of entry.
“We select the best ingredients which helps with the tasting element and points are also awarded for innovation and technique.”
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The hard work paid off achieving the highest score ever recorded.
Rachael also picked up a gold award for her Lemon Myrtle and Pink Salt Bar and bronze for a whisky and soda chocolate.
Her prize is a trip to the Callebaut Chocolate Academy in Belgium to learn from the world’s best chocolatiers.
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