Phil Dicks of Grundy Center won first place in the Innovative Chocolate competition judged Wednesday at the 2013 Iowa State Fair.
Sara Bennett of Norwalk claimed second place, and Judy Kiburz-Harrison of Mount Ayr earned third place.
Entries were judged on innovation and appearance.
The Iowa State Fair Food Department is the largest of any state fair in the country. Food Department judging is held in the Elwell Family Food Center sponsored by Blue Bunny.