Thank you!

The OCE organization team thanks all sponsors, exhibitors, speakers, artists, volunteers and other supporters for their contribution to the realization of a successful Origin Chocolate Event 2017. We thank all enjoying visitors and look forward in meeting you all on the Origin Chocolate Event edition 2018.

Roots, arts and flavour!

Join us 21st October at the Royal Tropical Institute in Amsterdam

The Origin Chocolate Event takes place in seven halls of the beautiful Royal Tropical Institute. You can experience, taste and learn about all aspects of chocolate and cacao. This year we include a special focus on arts, trade and sustainability. There are a lot of stands, concerts, tastings, talks, expositions, workshops, kids activities and other attractions. A wonderful experience for chocolate lovers of all ages!!

origin chocolate event 2017

What's on the program?

CHOCOLATE MARKET . CHOCOLATE TALKS WORKSHOPS . EXPOSITIONS . CACAO CEREMONY TASTINGS & PAIRINGS . KIDS ZONE . MUSIC & OTHER ARTS . CHOCOLATE AWARDS DRINKING CHOCOLATES CONTEST . SUSTAINABILITY AND DIRECT TRADE . MEET THE CHOCOLATEMAKERS. CHOCOLATE DINNER

Chocolate market
In the Marble Hall you can taste and buy the best fine flavor chocolate and related products.

 

Chocolate talks
In the Maximazaal Cacao and chocolate specialist from all over the world present their marvelous experiences.

 

Meet the chocolatemakers
An unique experience to meet and talk with world’s best chocolate makers.

Tastings & Pairings
The Mauritszaal you can taste world’s best chocolates, and discover the surprising world of pairings of chocolate with other products such as coffee, tea, whiskey, wine, beer and cheese. In the Raadzaal and the Clauszaal all sessions include tastings of the best chocolates in the world.

Sustainability and Direct Trade
In the Bestuurszaal, specialists present and discuss with the participants on how we can ensure the fairest and most sustainable chocolate.

Music & other arts
Experience chocolate with your five senses. Listen to piano improvisation with chocolate melting on your tongue. Furthermore: paintings, theatre, controversial art, videos and gastronomy.

Drinking Chocolates Contest
All visitors can participate and win prizes during the drink chocolate contest. What is the best origin drinking chocolate in the Netherlands?

Chocolate Awards
A ceremony for the prize winners of the International Chocolate Awards, and a presentation of their products.

 

Cacao Ceremony
Cacao, or Theobroma is the food of the gods. During the event cacao ceremonies will get you to higher spirits.

Workshops
Learn to taste and to prepare during several workshops.

Kids
The Origin Chocolate Event is very interesting for older children. In the Emmazaal, we have a creativity programma suitable for adults and kids.

Expositions
Several expositions: on slavery and on the world of cacao and chocolate.

Chocolate dinner
The evening before the event (20th of October), the Origin Chocolate Event again organizes an origin chocolate dinner where chocolate lovers and chocolatemakers meet at the evening before the Event. A delicious and surprising four course dinner will be served in the beautiful restaurant Olie & Zo, Czaar Peterstraat 173, Amsterdam.

 

 

Chocolate lovers united!

Program

Presentations, tastings and masterclasses
will be held simultaneously in several halls.
10:00 – 18:00

Location

Royal Tropical Institute
Mauritskade 63
1092 AD Amsterdam

Tickets

Order your
tickets online now!

Who's going to be there?

Diana Aivia

Diana Aivia

Opera & Chocolate

Original Beans

Original Beans

Chocolade gemaakt van zeldzame cacaosoorten uit de hele wereld

RM Peluso

RM Peluso

Chocolademeditatie, unieke primeur in Nederland!

Maria Salvadora Jimenez

Maria Salvadora Jimenez

Cacao van eeuwenoude bomen in Mexico

Rob Sledmere

Rob Sledmere

Pumpstreet

Laura Reiman & Hazel Lee

Laura Reiman & Hazel Lee

Kleuren schilderen en chocolade proeven

Jan Schubert

Jan Schubert

Chocolate talk: Chocolade uit Colombia

Renzo Martens

Renzo Martens

Geëngageerde chocoladekunst

Mikkel Friis Holm

Mikkel Friis Holm

Chocolate talk: de kunst van het chocolademaken

Emily Stone

Emily Stone

Chocolate talk: bijzondere cacao

Estela Duque

Estela Duque

Origin chocolate from the Philippines

Solkiki

Solkiki

www.solkiki.co.uk

Join us October 21st!

Made possible by

Check Who Makes This Event Possible!

el sauco origin chocolate import
high five company

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