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!
Chocoa festival is the place where you learn the process from bean to bar, discover the wide variety of flavours in good cocoa and better chocolate, taste many food pairings while being guided by your favourite chocolate makers.
A two day chocolate festival in the heart of Amsterdam!
Tasting, enjoying and discovering new flavours with wine, coffee and craft beer at the more than 50 stands. Take a journey through the cocoa chain and learn how chocolate is being made from bean to bar. A full day programme of tastings and presentations given by experts.
Learn everything you have ever wanted to know about the magical world of chocolate:
* Meet the renowned chocolate makers and experts
* Experience sustainable chocolate at a beautiful location in Amsterdam
* Taste many chocolates by top patissiers and chocolatiers
* Combine wine and food pairings with chocolate in free tastings (every hour)
* Understand developments of sustainable production for large consumer brands
* Learn about the cocoa chain; from tree to bar
* See the trends and developments in chocolate
* Join the debate on sustainable cocoa and chocolate
Original Beans – The HighFive Company – Chocolatemakers – Metropolitan – Tout – Urban Cacao – Hoja Verde – Ananda Chocolate – PepperMango – DiGusti Delicatessen – Illimani Koffie – Puur Chocolade Atelier – Maspi Chocolate – Diamond – Mucho Mexico – Zaansgedaan | CacaoLab – Chocoladebikkels – Cocoa Runners – El Sauco – ProEcuador – ROC Amsterdam – Hands Off My Chocolate – Better Places – Daarnhouwer – WineMatters – Linnick – El Rey – Le Vineur – Direct Cacao – CFI Haiti – Brick of raw chocolate – KTC – Chocoaholics – ChocoFAIR – C-Amaro Marco Colzani – Ridiculously Good – Chocolate Club
Wrap ‘n Rolling – Dutch Weedburger
Download the programme of tastings Saturday and Sunday: Chocoa programma zaterdag 6 februari and Chocoa programma zondag 7 februari . Programme may be changed if necessary, you will find the latest version online. To ensure your seat in the tastings please come early, because they may be full, there is limited capacity. Tastings are free of charge and upon availability. Reservations are not possible.
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We cannot wait to see you at Chocoa Festival 2016! Can you?
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