Chocolate Alliance is an organization with the mission to serve the artisan chocolate industry through professional consulting services, business education, product development seminars, professional networking and public facing events to ultimately create greater support, evolution, and success for business leaders in the chocolate industry.
Our flagship event: The Northwest Chocolate Festival is now in it's 14th year of production drawing thousands of consumers to taste new and established chocolate brands. The groundbreaking Chocolate Makers UnConference is now in the sixth year of production and continues to be a magnet for networking and business development of artisan brands.
New events include the upcoming Chicago Chocolate Festival, and the Los Angeles Chocolate Festival, as well as the planned events in Europe and the southwest US.
Chocolate Alliance provides specialized consultation services for a myriad of business needs. From designing a chocolate factory, a retail space, or perfecting your packaging design, or scaling your business. The Chocolate Alliance Consulting Team will help you achieve your goals by ensuring you make the right connections to help your business thrive.
The Chocolate Alliance Global Awards Program has been running for twelve years. Our international panel of expert chocolate tasters are making history as they meticulously use Sensory Standards to determine each new winner.