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Thursday, 09 June 2016

On 22-25 May 2016 the 3rd World Cocoa Conference took place in The Dominican Republic. Over 1300 participants from 64 countries attended the...

Wednesday, 08 June 2016

An International Cocoa Research Network and Conference
Meeting notes, Bavaro Dominican Republic, 26 May 2016
Introduction
The...

Thursday, 19 May 2016

Amsterdam, 29 april 2016

Vandebron laat iedereen zelf 100% duurzame energie kopen van onafhankelijke producenten, zoals boeren met een...

Tuesday, 17 May 2016

The department of Food Science and Technology of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology in partnership with the Cocoa Processing...

Wednesday, 13 April 2016

CHOCOLATE’S AROMA PROFILE GIVES AWAY ITS ORIGIN
• Pattern of volatile substances traceable to region
• Method usable in fraud...

Thursday, 07 April 2016

Strengthening position of farmers in cocoa value chain

The DFFS provides an alternative interface for interactions between farmers,...

Tuesday, 19 January 2016

Join us at CMT’s 2nd Cocoa Revolution in Ho Chi Minh, 9-11 March 2016 for the honored address by Laurent Pipitone, Director of the Economics and...

Monday, 04 January 2016

Can you imagine a world without chocolate? No? But will it always be available and what are the challenges the makers face today? And did you know...

Wednesday, 27 May 2015

UTZ Certified is a label and a program for sustainable farming worldwide. Our mission is to create a world where sustainable farming is the norm....

Chocoa presentations online

On 5 February 2016 the 3rd CHOCOA Conference took place in Amsterdam: Preparing for the next generation

A day full of knowledge with many presenters. Below you can find all presentations from the Chocoa 2016 Conference on sustainable cocoa: Preparing for the next generation
The presentations from the 2016 Chocoa conference are (in order of appearance) :

Session: Shaping the future of cocoa processing

Future of cocoa processing — by Willem Zimmerman, Cargill

Sustainability and Trends in Processing — by Hugo Hermelink, Chocolate del Caribe

CocoaAction Results Framework — by Gaël Lescornec, World Cocoa Foundation

Philosophy of Private Sector Development — by Gabriella Crescini, Swisscontact

Don´t Forget the Cocoa Farmers — by Tony Lass, Foxconn Consultancy Limited

 

Session: Breaking the cycle: Innovations in a sector full of tradition

Global Cocoa Agenda Roadmap — by Alex Bruijnis, ICCO

 

Session: Recognizing excellence – award winning cocoa of excellence samples

Recognizing excellence – award winning cocoa of excellence samples — byEd Seguine and Brigitte Laliberté, Cocoa of Excellence

 

Session: Sustainable chocolate beyond cocoa: How about sugar?

Sustainable chocolate beyond cocoa: How about sugar? — by Sven Sielhorst, Solidaridad

 

Session: An everlasting taste of good chocolate

Pioneering in emerging markets The case of fine chocolate in India — by Jane Mason, Mason & Co Chocolate

The Role of Retail — by Andrea Bolhuis, KPMG

The ‘’middle” chocolate market in the Netherlands - A market differentiation study — by Matti, Ingram, Logchageva & Laven

 

Session: Future proof cocoa production models

Production models for the future: exploring the possibilities — by Philippe Bastide, CIRAD

 

 

The presentation's from the 2014 and 2015 Chocoa conferences can be found below:

Session: Sources of inspiration

Fine flavour — by Anna Laven, Royal Tropical Institute (KIT)

Coffee — by Brigitte Campfens, Utz Certified

Palm Oil — by Jan Maarten Dros, Solidaridad

 

Session: Progress towards sustainability

People – Attracting People to the Profession of Farmer — by Stephanie Barrientos, University of Manchester

Planet – Climate Impact and biodiversity — by Anniek Mauser, Unliver

Profit – Rewarding Efforts and Reliable Income — by Pierre Etoa, ONCC Cameroon

 

Session: Parallel sessions

People – Attracting People to the Profession of Farmer — by Sue d’Arcy, Mars

People – Attracting People to the Profession of Farmer — by Michiel Hendriksz, ADM

People – Attracting People to the Profession of Farmer — by Silke Elwers, Forest Finance

Profit – Rewarding Efforts and Reliable Income — by Antonie Fountain, Voice Network

Profit – Rewarding Efforts and Reliable Income — by Frank Homann, Xoco Fine Chocolate Company

Profit – Rewarding Efforts and Reliable Income — by Jos Harmsen, Max Havelaar/Fair Trade

Planet – Climate Impact and biodiversity — by Katie Minderhoud, Solidaridad

Planet – Climate Impact and biodiversity — by Götz Schroth, Rainforest Alliance

Planet – Climate Impact and biodiversity — by Philipp Kauffmann, Original Beans

Planet – Climate Impact and biodiversity — by John van Duursen, Progreso Foundation

 

Session: The ambitions for sustainable and quality cocoa

A view from consumer industry — by Aldo Cristiano, Ferrero

Market information Germany — by Torben Erbarth, Association of the German Confectionary Industry BDSI