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Marlon Ac

Cacao Verapaz
Managing Director
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Lauren Adler

Chocolopolis
Chief Chocophile
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Rob Anderson

Fresco Chocolate
Engineer & Founder
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Erin Andrews

Indi Chocolate
Founder
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Diego Badaró

AMMA Chocolate
Co-founder
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Kerry Beal

the Chocolate Doctor, Inc
Owner
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Valerie Beck

Chocolate Uplift
Founder
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Steve Bergin

Conservation Cacao
Founder
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Ryan Berk

Parliament Chocolate
Owner
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Liam Blackmon

CACOCO
COO
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Nat Bletter

Madre Chocolate
Cofounder and Chocolate Flavormeister
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Karen Bryant

Red, White & Chocolate
Blogger
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Romi Burks

Southwestern University
Professor of Biology
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Hildrebando Cardenas

Oro Verde Cooperative
General Manager
avatar for Matthew Carrara

Matthew Carrara

Enliven International
President
avatar for Kate Cavallin

Kate Cavallin

Ecom
Country Manager Ecuador
avatar for Brian Cisneros

Brian Cisneros

NW Chocolate Festival
Founder and Executive Producer
avatar for Irene Costello

Irene Costello

Effie's Homemade
Co-founder
avatar for David Cram

David Cram

Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) Ltd.
Manager, International Program
avatar for Greg D'Alesandre

Greg D'Alesandre

Dandelion Chocolate
Chocolate Sourcerer
avatar for Steve DeVries

Steve DeVries

DeVries Chocolate
Owner, Educator, Chocolate Maker
avatar for Adam Dick

Adam Dick

Dick Taylor Chocolate
Co Founder
avatar for Daniel Domingo

Daniel Domingo

ECOM
Cacao Importer
avatar for Brian Donaghy

Brian Donaghy

Tomric Systems
Corporate Chocolatier
avatar for Stephen Durfee

Stephen Durfee

Culinary Institute of America
Professor of Baking and Pastry
avatar for Dave Elliot

Dave Elliot

Madre Chocolate
Chocolate Maker & Co-Founder
avatar for Leon Antonio Rufino Escobar

Leon Antonio Rufino Escobar

APROCAT Cooperative
avatar for Aline Etlicher

Aline Etlicher

PISA, Haiti
Director
avatar for Jessica Ferraro

Jessica Ferraro

Bar Cacao
Craft Chocolate Specialist
avatar for Carl Fitzjames

Carl Fitzjames

Brasso Seco Chocolate Company and the Alliance of Rural Communities
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Kelly Fitzjames

Brasso Seco Chocolate Company and Alliance of Rural Communitie
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Minni Forman

Maya Mountain Cacao
Managing Director
avatar for Bill Fredericks

Bill Fredericks

The Chocolate Man
avatar for Megan Giller

Megan Giller

Chocolate Noise
founder
avatar for Gillian Goddard

Gillian Goddard

Sun Eaters Organics
Founder
avatar for Jaime Gomez

Jaime Gomez

National Confederation of Dominican Cacao Producers (CONACADO)
Project Manager
avatar for Lidia Yessenia Saavedra Gomez

Lidia Yessenia Saavedra Gomez

Independent Consultant
COCOA QUALITY CONTROL
avatar for Zara Elizabeth Saavedra Gomez

Zara Elizabeth Saavedra Gomez

EE-TCHO-USAID Project
Cacao Quality Specialist
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Maya Granit

Uncommon Cacao
Managing Director, Co-founder
avatar for Nathan Hodge

Nathan Hodge

Raaka Chocolate
Co-Founder, Head Chocolate Maker
avatar for Heather Holland

Heather Holland

huntingforchocolate.com
Writer/artist/owner
avatar for Sophia Japhet

Sophia Japhet

Heirloom Cacao Preservation Fund
Coordinator
avatar for Dr. Charles Kerchner

Dr. Charles Kerchner

Dominican Republic
Co-Founder, Reserva Zorzal
avatar for Christy Khattab

Christy Khattab

Cypress Grove
Marketing Director
avatar for Seneca Klassen

Seneca Klassen

Lonohana Chocolate
Founder and Chocolate Grower
avatar for Alysha Kropf

Alysha Kropf

Ecole Chocolat
Program and Marketing Director
avatar for Adria LaMorticella

Adria LaMorticella

Theo Chocolate
Chocolatier
avatar for Cristina Liberati

Cristina Liberati

Equal Exchange
Grant Projects Coordinator
avatar for Carla Martin, PhD

Carla Martin, PhD

Fine Cacao and Chocolate Institute; Harvard University
Executive Director; Lecturer
avatar for Liz McCune

Liz McCune

Eat Seattle
Owner
avatar for Alice Medrich

Alice Medrich

Author, pastry chef, and teacher
avatar for Rachel Mercer

Rachel Mercer

Mercer Wine Estates
Hospitality Director
avatar for Dinorah Elizabeth Burgos Muñoz

Dinorah Elizabeth Burgos Muñoz

CONACADO
Quality Manager, Food Safety, Flavor Quality
avatar for Karen Neugebauer

Karen Neugebauer

Forte Chocolates
Master Chocolatier
avatar for Dan O'Doherty

Dan O'Doherty

Cacao Services
Owner, President
avatar for Eric Olinsky

Eric Olinsky

Eat Seattle
Chef
avatar for Cy Olney

Cy Olney

Scharffen Berger
Chocolate Maker
avatar for Mey Alexandra Choy Paz

Mey Alexandra Choy Paz

CACAO Ecom Peru
Quality and Laboratory Supervisor
avatar for Dan W. Pearson

Dan W. Pearson

Heirloom Cacao Preservation Fund
President
avatar for Paul Picton

Paul Picton

Maverick Chocolate
Owner
avatar for Derek Poirier

Derek Poirier

Valrhona
Ecole Valrhona Pastry Chef
avatar for Steve Popplewell

Steve Popplewell

Theo Chocolate
Lead Chocolatier
avatar for Adam Potter

Adam Potter

Puna Chocolate Company
Co-Owner
avatar for Debbie Prinz

Debbie Prinz

On the Chocolate Trail
Author
avatar for Birgitte Rasine

Birgitte Rasine

LUCITA
Chief Chocolate Rabbit
avatar for Daniel Rattigan

Daniel Rattigan

French Broad Chocolate
Co Owner
avatar for Jael Rattigan

Jael Rattigan

French Broad Chocolate
Co-Owner
avatar for Sam Ratto

Sam Ratto

Videri Chocolate Makers
Owner, Head Chocolate Maker
avatar for Becca Roebber

Becca Roebber

indi chocolate
Marketing Director
avatar for Antoine Rondenet

Antoine Rondenet

Art Institute of Seattle
Head Pastry Chef & Instructor
avatar for Kathryn Sampeck

Kathryn Sampeck

Illinois State University, Non-residential Fellow, Harvard University
Associate Professor of Anthropology
avatar for Maya Schoop-Rutten

Maya Schoop-Rutten

Chocolate Maya
avatar for Pam Schreier

Pam Schreier

Ecom
Regional Manager for Sustainability
avatar for Simran Sethi

Simran Sethi

The Slow Melt
Host
avatar for Jeff Shepherd

Jeff Shepherd

Lillie Belle Farms
Founder
avatar for Anna Sitkoff

Anna Sitkoff

Dandelion Botanical Company
avatar for Emily Stone

Emily Stone

Uncommon Cacao
CEO and Co-founder
avatar for Laura Sweitzer

Laura Sweitzer

TCHO Chocolate
Manger of TCHO Source
avatar for Sunita de Tourreil

Sunita de Tourreil

The Chocolate Garage
Founder
avatar for Martín Eduardo Domínguez Vances

Martín Eduardo Domínguez Vances

Norandio Cooperative
Plant Manager
avatar for Brian Wallace

Brian Wallace

Endorfin Foods
Founder / Maker / Alchemist
avatar for Elaine Read & Matt Weyandt

Elaine Read & Matt Weyandt

Xocolatl Small Batch Chocolate
Founders, Owners
avatar for David Wynne

David Wynne

Art Institute of Seattle
Head Chef & Head of Culinary Programs
avatar for Nancy Zamierowski

Nancy Zamierowski

Yellow Seed
Founder
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Drew Zandonella-Stannard

Theo Chocolate
Marketing Manager