Ika Cohen, the initiator and owner of Ika Chocolate, is a chocolatier with more than a decade of experience in the chocolate industry. Her training in chocolate was acquired from the top experts in the world's chocolate capitals - France and Belgium. Ika opened her chocolaterie four years ago and has since gained national and international acclaim and is considered one of the leaders in the chocolate industry in Israel. Her chocolate has won a variety of unsurpassed achievements in the international arena: British chocolatier Paul Young elected Ika's chocolaterie as one of the eight best chocolate stores across the globe. In 2012, she took the gold of the prestigious Club des Croqueurs de Chocolat alongside 22 selected chocolatiers from around the world. Ika also won a gold medal in the International Chocolate Awards in Florence and her chocolate was chosen for the Christmas collection of the French department store, Galeries Lafayette.