The Cacao of Excellence and Chocolate collaboration has been thriving for the past eight years and has featured successful pilot cocoa bean auctions featuring past winners in two Chocolate editions.
Fully aligned with the values and objectives of the Cacao of Excellence and its awards platform, CHOCOA has earned a reputation for its consistent focus on promoting sustainable, high-quality cocoa.
Organizers say the 2024 edition of CHOCOA will be even better when combined with the World Cocoa Foundation’s 2024 Annual Partnership Conference. The convergence will bring together key leaders and stakeholders from across the cocoa and chocolate industry during the week-long Amsterdam Cocoa Week to foster collaboration, networking and knowledge exchange.
”We are very pleased to host the Cacao of Excellence 2023 awards ceremony in Amsterdam during Chocoasaid Brigitte Laliberte, Acting Director of Cocoa of Excellence.This collaboration provides an excellent platform for cocoa growers and growers to gain visibility, build valuable connections with market players and explore new opportunities. This honors their hard work, dedication and commitment to quality and sustainability.. ”
The collaboration was perfectly timed, as this year marks an important milestone for Cacao of Excellence, with the launch of a new Cacao R&D laboratory and training center. This facility was responsible for processing cocoa beans from all over the world for quality and flavor evaluation, but was added to ensure its flawless functioning and to expand its capacity to process larger sample volumes. required time.
Organizers say the February 2024 ceremony in Amsterdam is expected to be a spectacular celebration and a great platform to honor and recognize the best cocoa producers on a global scale.
Combining the timing of the Chocolate Trade Show and Chocolate Festival with the World Cocoa Foundation Partnership Meeting and Amsterdam Cocoa Week will provide a vibrant market and conference event to bring cocoa growers and potential provides a unique platform for direct interaction with unique buyers, traders and industry. It brings together professionals from around the world who prioritize quality and sustainability.
Chocoa co-founder Jack Stein said:We are honored to host this prestigious awards ceremony that celebrates sustainable cocoa and outstanding quality. Bringing award-winning cocoa to market, driving innovation and driving positive change in the cocoa and chocolate industry by bringing together the world’s best cocoa growers, chocolate makers, buyers, traders and industry leaders. increase.. ”