Brazil Chocolate & Cacao Week
The 2018 Bean to Bar Chocolate Week was more amazing than we could have hoped for. Please join us for the 2nd edition this May 15th-25th, 2019 ... more details to come soon. If you would like to have a booth or give a talk please email: email@example.com
In 2018 the Brazilian Bean to Bar Association hosted the first Bean to Bar Chocolate Week in Sao Paulo and Bahia. The event in Sao Paulo consisted of 3 days of courses, workshops, and tastings for chocolate makers and the chocolate industry in general. And two days of consumer education workshops and tastings and a 'festival' where 19 of the best and most awarded Brazilian chocolate brands sold chocolate. After this, the Week continued in Bahia were we visited cocoa farms and met with farmers.
John Nanci from ChocolateAlchemy.com taught a one day cacao roasting class at Mestiço Chocolates. Sunita DeTourreil of the Chocolate Garage, Palo Alto, California, gave a tasting of the best chocolates in the world. Greg D'Alesandre had a tasting and presentation about how he sources cacao from around the world. Pearl Wong of Parré Chocolat did a presentation on the affects of conching chocolate and Seneca Klassen of Hawaii had a tasting of Hawaiin chocolate.