Indulge yourself - Tastings and masterclasses - Meet & greet
We are currently working on the program! It will be announced mid September.
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 CHOCOLATEMAKERSJoin us at the Origin Chocolate Event and find out more!
Tastings and masterclasses
Presentations, tastings and masterclasses will be held simultaneously in several halls. Once the programme is finalized it will be published here. Check back soon. In the marble hall, the central court, there will be different booths selling chocolate, drinks, chocolate tapas and more.
Want to take part in a chocolate tasting? Read here how they are organized!
Meet & greet
Dutch and international chocolatemakers will be there all day so you will have the opportunity to speak directly with them and found out their remarkable stories.
The Origin Chocolate Event offers a range of different activities. For anyone who loves real chocolate it is an absolute must; special presentations, meetings, debates and of course tastings of culinary delights made by top patissiers and chocolatiers. Experience origine chocolate with wine, beer, rum and other food combinations and learn everything you ever wanted to know about origin chocolate.
What's on the program?
In the Marble Hall you can taste and buy the best fine flavor chocolate and related products.
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?
A ceremony for the prize winners of the International Chocolate Awards, and a presentation of their products.
Cacao, or Theobroma is the food of the gods. During the event cacao ceremonies will get you to higher spirits.
Learn to taste and to prepare during several workshops.
The Bestuurszaal is the venue for entertaining and educative kids activities.
Several expositions: on slavery and on the world of cacao and chocolate.