Elias Läderach is World Chocolate Master 2018! Besides being named as the overall winner, he also won the press prize and first place in four out of seven categories.

Journey to Paris

Elias Läderach’s journey to the future of chocolate enjoyment

Elias Läderach becomes the first Swiss chocolatier to win the World Chocolate Masters in Paris. The renowned world championship featuring 20 of the world’s best chocolatiers was held in Paris from 31 October to 2 November 2018. Besides being named as the overall winner, Elias Läderach also won the press prize and first place in four out of seven categories: Chocolate showpiece, Chocolate snack to go, Chocolate design and Moulded chocolate bonbon. Elias Läderach impressed the judges with his creativity, craftsmanship and precision. His innovative interpretations of the Futropolis theme and his meticulously hand-crafted creations delighted the jury thanks to their perfect blend of a refined yet simple texture, intense taste and sustainability – both in the concept and in the recipe itself.

Läderach at the summit of international chocolatiers in Paris

World Chocolate Masters

World Chocolate Masters 2018: the future of chocolate enjoyment

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Elias Läderach earns top marks for Switzerland

A year of playing around with recipes and designs paid off. Elias Läderach received the following scores in the various categories at the World Chocolate Masters:

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Try the new recipes from the Master Chocolatier: pure delight for your palate and eyes.

Products & recipes

Masterpieces created live

These are the creations that Elias Läderach reproduced live at the World Chocolate Masters and that he used to impress the expert jury:

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Elias Läderach – the third generation of the Läderach family of chocolatiers

Elias Läderach, whose grandfather Rudolf Läderach founded the company, represents the third generation of the family.

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The Chocolate Family

Läderach – the chocolate family

Läderach – the chocolate family has stood for top-quality handcrafted Swiss chocolate and confectionery specialities since 1962.

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