Welcome to the NW Chocolate Festival 2021 Virtual Edition.

Join chocolate experts and cacao experts from around the world to explore current topics in artisan chocolate. With programs for chocolate lovers and chocolate professionals there's something for everyone at the Northwest Chocolate Festival.

Keynote Panel: Global South Chocolate, a conversation about the future of cocoa and chocolate. 

Moderated by Sunita de Tourreil, founder of The Chocolate Garage.
Gillian Goddard, founder of Sun Eaters Organics, founder of Alliance of Rural Communities Trinidad & Tobago, founder of the Cross-Atlantic Chocolate Collective
Karla McNeil Rueda, founder of Cru Chocolate in the USA
Nana Aduna II, founder of the African Cocoa and Chocolate Expo and Ohene Cocoa in Ghana
Nick Davis, founder of One One Cacao in Jamaica 
Aaron Sylvester, founder of Tri-Island Chocolate in Grenada
Panelists discuss the modern situation that chocolate makers in the Global South and cocoa producers face and share practical ideas for entrepreneurship at origin along with clearly spotlighting barriers that systemic oppression has created that need to be removed for the global chocolate industry to succeed. 

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Sensory Analysis for Chocolate  

Professional Certificate Program.

Starts on February 02, 2022 - learn more

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Develop new skills for appreciating artisan chocolate quality. 

Designed for professionals who rely on tasting chocolate to evaluate product quality. The new standard method for specialty chocolate evaluation provides a 100-point score system and framework of sensory attributes to analyze the flavor-profiles in products that use high quality cacao and ingredients. Join professionals from around the world to calibrate and evaluate modern craft and artisan chocolate products.

Produced by Chocolate Alliance.