PARIS – Japan claimed their third World Cup victory against France and Italy at Sirha, the plum event for the pros. food and hotel.
The Japanese helped win in 1989 and 2007 with a two-day competition near Lyon against 17 teams from around the world that included chocolate makers, sugar experts and ice cream maker.
Pierre Herme congratulated the winners for their “attention to detail, persistence, dedication” in producing a dessert of air and lightness in Chassieu, outside Lyon, in eastern France. famous French chef and chocolatier Pierre Herme.
“The level of competition increases every series, which is reflected in the very close results,” said Herme.
Yann Brys, for the French champions, said he was disappointed.
“It wasn’t the result we wanted – it’s always difficult to finish second but it was a good performance,” he said.
Canada won a special environmental award. All participants had to produce a dessert without coloring or adding information about climate change.