Do you want to buy directly from cocoa farmers, but have no leads? Do you need chocolate equipment, or do you want to learn about making your own chocolate? Are you looking for networking and business opportunities within the cocoa sector? Then, the Trade Fair is definitely interesting for you!
You will meet and trade with cocoa producers, producers of cocoa products, chocolate makers, traders, service providers and equipment manufacturers. The complete range of cocoa is available, from Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean to Asia, including the winners and nominees of the Cocoa of Excellence competition. 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.
The Chocoa Trade Fair is a market place to facilitate new contacts between 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 Chocoa Cocoa Fair Brochure 2018
Combine your participation or visit to the Trade Fair with:
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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. Chocoa 2019 will host 150 stands and 10.000 visitors during all Chocoa events. See the entire business program here.
Join our new feature of Chocoa and grow your business, meet new customers and organise meetings in the Chocoa 4 Business app. Matchmaking year-round for the cocoa & chocolate market. This way you have the opportunity to maximize your presence. The application understands who is interesting for you to meet. Show your interest, schedule appointments, chat and meet up. Exhibitors, visitors, sponsors and speakers all have the opportunity to take part in this innovative opportunity. So sign up now! Go to our Matchmaking page to learn more!
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 2017.
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.