chocolate makers’ forum
20-21 Feb 2020
Beurs van berlage

Dates: 20 – 21 February 2020
Time: 09.00-18.00h
Location: Beurs van Berlage, Amsterdam

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Chocolate Makers’ Forum

The 2020 Chocolate Makers’ Forum is the perfect place to share your experience and learn fromcolleagues. This program, spread over 4 blocks and2 days, covers many topics that are interesting for chocolate makers from all levels and background to join. The main topics are:

  • Creating impact through cocoa sourcing strategies
  • Building a sustainable craft chocolate sector
  • Graft the Craft: Benefiting from another sectors experience
  • Beyond the Bar: Products other than chocolate bars

See the full program here.

In between the sessions, make sure that you keep enough time to wander over the Trade Fair to meet with nearly 100 exhibitors. Talk to these cocoa producers (from more than 35 origins), machine makers or service suppliers to catch up on the latest developments, expand your network or source for new cocoa origins. Meet your friends and colleagues at the Chocolate Maker’s Forum.

Chocoa 4 Business Matchmaking

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Market place


Trade Fair Matchmaking


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.

Chocolate Makers’ Forum

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