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Tuesday, 26 September 2017

The Origin Chocolate Event takes place in seven halls of the beautiful Royal Tropical Institute. You can experience, taste and learn about all aspects of chocolate and cacao. This year we include a special focus on arts, trade and sustainability. There are a lot of stands, concerts, tastings,...

Wednesday, 07 June 2017

The new organization will create a single agriculture sustainability standard, it will simplify the certification process and continue to improve livelihoods for farmers and forest communities.

The Rainforest Alliance and UTZ, two of the world’s leading sustainability certification...

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 biggest cocoa conference in Latin America.

Below you can find a selection of presentations from the World Cocoa Conference 2016

Wednesday, 08 June 2016

An International Cocoa Research Network and Conference
Meeting notes, Bavaro Dominican Republic, 26 May 2016
The last dedicate international meeting of cocoa researchers was October 2012 at the 17th COPAL international cocoa research conference in Cameroon. The...

Thursday, 19 May 2016

Amsterdam, 29 april 2016

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

Original Beans verbouwt zeldzame cacaobonen in afgelegen regenwouden, zoals in Ecuador. Om het voor Nederlandse huishoudens...

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 Company Ltd. is organizing a 5-day practical course in handmade/artisanal chocolate making.
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Wednesday, 13 April 2016

• Pattern of volatile substances traceable to region
• Method usable in fraud investigations
The pattern of volatile substances in chocolate reveals information about the species of cocoa bean used and the beans’ geographical...

Thursday, 07 April 2016

Strengthening position of farmers in cocoa value chain

The DFFS provides an alternative interface for interactions between farmers, trainers and traders which allows more articulated knowledge exchange. The strength of the DFFS lies in enhancement of the position of both female and male...

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 Statistics Division, International Cocoa Organization’s (ICCO)! Mr. Pipitone presents on the ‘Global Situation and Prospects of the Cocoa and Chocolate...

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, just like wine, the taste of your chocolate varies depending on where the cocoa comes from? Come and explore at Chocoa Festival Register at !...



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