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! 
Saturday, November 12 • 2:00pm - 2:50pm
The Producer and Consumer Connection: Meet Cacao Producers from Origin Countries

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Chocolate lovers come meet cacao producers and ask questions directly about what life and work is like at origin. This is an intimate conversation for cacao producers and consumers to learn about each other, ideate ways to improve the cacao industry and build a more connected future.

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Nancy Zamierowski

Founder, Yellow Seed
Nancy is a social entrepreneur and passionate about designing multi-stakeholder collaborations and trust systems that can be safe, sustainable and integrative. She is a co-founder of two non-profit impact driven enterprises; Yellow-Seed facilitates connection between farmers at origin... Read More →

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Carl Fitzjames

Brasso Seco Chocolate Company and the Alliance of Rural Communities
Carl's grandfather was a laborer on a cocoa estate and Carl, now in his 60's, also eventually became a farmer and community organizer in Brasso Seco, a cocoa growing community of about 400. Carl started off in the chocolate making group as an ally to the young people, harvesting and... Read More →
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Jaime Gomez

Project Manager, National Confederation of Dominican Cacao Producers (CONACADO)
Jaime Gomez is an agronomist with over 25 years experience in the cocoa sector including the areas of research (plant breeding), installation and management of sustainable plantations, post-harvest handling, quality control, processing and marketing. Jaime is the co-founder of The... Read More →
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Martín Eduardo Domínguez Vances

Plant Manager, Norandio Cooperative
Martin Domingues is a professional in agricultural production and industrial engineering, currently serving as Coffee and Specialty Cacao Plant Manager for the Agricultural Cooperative Norandino in Piura, Peru. Martin has 15 years of experience working with producer organizations... Read More →

Saturday November 12, 2016 2:00pm - 2:50pm
Cacao Origins Room

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