We are proud to present one of the top education programs in the world for chocolate lovers from all walks of life. Chocolate Lovers Unite (!) at Smith Cove Cruise Terminal, Pier 91 in Seattle, Washington for a weekend packed with world-class workshops on chocolate! 
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Sunday, November 13 • 11:00am - 11:50am
Sourcing Cacao: A practical guide for craft chocolate makers

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So you've decided to make chocolate from bean to bar?  But how and where do you source from?  We will discuss the supply chain of Ecom origins, specifically Latin America, to give interested chocolate makers an understanding of the realities at origin, the import and logistics process into the US and how to ensure the responsibility and quality of your source

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Kate Cavallin

Country Manager Ecuador, Ecom
Kate began her adventures in cocoa as a Peace Corps volunteer in the Dominican Republic where she worked with a cooperative of organic cocoa farmers. With her house right next door to the processing facility of the coop, she literally lived and breathed cocoa. During her time in the... Read More →
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Daniel Domingo

Cacao Importer, ECOM
Daniel started withe Atlantic Cocoa Company in 2007 as the quality lab supervisor, primarily for cocoa products. He now a trader, managing specialty cocoa distribution to the Fine Chocolate Market and has set up flavor labs for ECOM in Ecuador and Ivory Coast. Daniel is also a certified... Read More →

Sunday November 13, 2016 11:00am - 11:50am
Trade and Industry Stage

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