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 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. See the overview in the exhibitors. 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:
For an impression of the Chocoa business events, check out the video from 2019 below:
Take part in the first live Cocoa of Excellence Bean Auction, matchmaking services, pop up cocoa talks, live cooking and dedicated tours on the Trade Fair floor. The 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.
Cocoa growers from all over the world will bring their beans and cocoa products to Amsterdam. Buyers can test and taste raw or roasted beans, liquor, other cocoa products as well as the chocolate made from the selection of the best contesters in the Cocoa of Excellence competition. Suppliers of equipment and service providers can demonstrate their products to a broad audience in the cocoa sector.
Visitors can buy their ticket here and don’t forget to fill out your interests and company details for Matchmaking. Please note that Conference participants don’t have to buy a separate ticket for the Trade Fair.
Cocoa from more than 50 origins will be presented at the trade fair. The below mentioned companies have confirmed their presence.
Are you interested in exhibiting at the Chocoa Trade Fair? please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org .
MEET BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES
Chocoa facilitates networking and trading at the Trade Fair by live matchmaking between exhibitors and visitors. Is there a company exhibiting that you would like to meet? Leave your details in this form and see who else is available for matchmaking. Contact them to have your meeting at Chocoa.
Please note that participants of the Chocolate Makers Forum or the Conference don’t have to buy a separate ticket for the Trade Fair.
CHOCOLATE MAKERS FORUM
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 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.
VISITING, NETWORKING, LEARNING
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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