Chocoa Tade Fair

The Cocoa Trade Fair is a unique event around the world where buyers of cocoa beans can meet with potential customers. Are you a chocolate maker and looking to buy directly? Are you growing your business and looking for larger machinery or do you look for logistical partners? At the Trade Fair you can meet nearly 100 exhibitors and many other visitors to increase your network, learn about the new trends and have new business opportunities.

Many different cocoa origins are present at the Chocoa Trade Fair, both mainstream as fine flavor beans from i.e.: Ghana, Côte d’Ivoire, the Congo, Madagascar, Liberia, Guatemala, Venezuela, Costa Rica, Colombia, Bolivia, Mexico, Peru, India, Haiti, Dominican Republic.

Combine your participation or visit to the Trade Fair with the many business events. For example, you join Cocoa Bean Auction, Matchmaking App, pop up cocoa talks on innovative developments, live cooking and dedicated guided tours on the Trade Fair floor.

Chocoa has become the largest dedicated cocoa event in the world. See the list of exhibitors of the 8th edition here. Are you interested in attending future Chocoa events? Then sign up for our newsletter and follow us on social media.

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.

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Chocoa Cocoa Trade Fair
Chocoa Cocoa Trade Fair