Trade fair
20-21 Feb 2020
Beurs van berlage
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Chocoa Trade Fair
Dates: 20 – 21 February 2020
Time: 09.30-18.00h
Location: Beurs van Berlage, Amsterdam

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Chocoa Cocoa Trade Fair

Want to buy directly from cocoa farmers, but have no leads? Do you need a new machine, looking for a cocoa warehouse or looking for new cocoa origins and exciting flavours? Want to increase your network, learn about the new trends and have new business opportunities? Then, the Chocoa cocoa Trade Fair is definitely interesting for you!

The cocoa Trade Fair is a market place to meet cocoa growers, chocolate makers, importers, suppliers of equipment and service providers in the cocoa sector. Mainstream and fine flavour cocoa from a variety of different origins including: Ghana, Côte d’Ivoire, the Congo, Madagascar, Liberia, Guatemala, Venezuela, Costa Rica, Colombia, Bolivia, Mexico, Peru, India, Haïti, Dominican Republic. Whether you are a long standing chocolate manufacturer looking for new sources or a bean-to bar-artisan chocolate maker, at Chocoa you’ll be in touch with the latest trends.

Combine your participation or visit to the Trade Fair with the following events:

Take part in the Cocoa Bean Auction, matchmaking services, pop up cocoa talks, live cooking and dedicated tours on the Trade Fair floor. The Chocoa cocoa Trade Fair will host 75 booths and more than 1,000 business professionals.

Chocoa 4 Business Matchmaking

You now have the opportunity to plan your business meetings in advance! Join the Chocoa4Business matchmaking app. See who is visiting Chocoa 2020, get connected and book your meetings at the event. Stay in touch year round. Go to our Matchmaking page to learn more about this innovative form of meeting new business partners.


Market place


Trade Fair Matchmaking


Trade Fair Seminars


Making your own chocolate: it is a process that requires skill and precision. How do you select good cocoa beans? Where do you buy them? How do you find the right recipe, and the best machines for making your chocolate? And how do you market your chocolate?

The trade fair seminars of the Chocolate Makers Forum take you into the world of small scale chocolate making, provides solutions to practical challenges and inspires you to make your own chocolate. HERE you will find the full programme of the Chocolate Makers Forum of Chocoa 2020.

Academy programme


During the European Markets Academy, you will join us on a journey through the heart of the cocoa industry in Amsterdam. Starting the day with a workshop programme at the historical trade center the Beurs van Berlage in Amsterdam, you will be learn about the European market for chocolate. More on the programme here

After the seminars we will visit the harbor of Amsterdam for a tour to one of the largest cocoa warehouses. Hier you will receive a typical Dutch lunch. After the visit we will continue with a visit to the largest cocoa processor and a bean to bar chocolate making company.

Chocoa Cocoa Trade Fair
Chocoa Cocoa Trade Fair
Chocoa Cocoa Trade Fair