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

 

Chocolate talks
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 Maurits Hall 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.

Sustainability and Direct Trade
In the Emma Hall, specialist 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 Zone
The Bestuurszaal is the venue for entertaining and educative kids activities.

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

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 early bird
tickets online now!
Available till 30-9-2017

Who's Speaking?

Dennis van Essen

Dennis van Essen

The HighFive Company

Diego Badaro

Diego Badaro

Brazil, Amma Chocolate

Clay Gordon

Clay Gordon

 TheChocolateLife.com

Mike del Ferro

Mike del Ferro

Dutch jazz piano player

Wouter Mensink

Wouter Mensink

Author, Can you buy a better world

Caroline Lubbers 

Caroline Lubbers 

Organizer Chocoa

EARLY BIRD TICKETS - Available till 30-9-2017

Made possible by

Check Who Makes This Event Possible!

el sauco origin chocolate import
high five company

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