Tastings & Presentations
This year we are again planning exciting workshops, lectures and tastings to immerse you in the world of cocoa and chocolate and experience it with all your senses.
Saturday, August 5th, 2023
12:00 PM - "EuroBean Press Meeting" (EuroBean Chocolate Festival).
Did you ever have questions for the organizers of the EuroBean? About the festival? The motivations? Here is your chance to ask them!
1:00 PM - "Fair labels - What is really fair?" (INKOTA Netzwerk)
For consumers it is not easy to know what is really "fair". The INKOTA Netzwerk is happy to clarify and support conscious consumption.
2:00 PM - "Fair trade with cocoa" (Uncommon Cacao)
Uncommon Cacao has been advocating for the rights of cocoa farmers for years. Learn what fair trade really means and how fair chocolate helps cocoa farmers tremendously.
3:00 PM - "We're Setting Sail!" (Timbercoast)
With their cargo sailer Avontuur, Timbercoast advocates for clean ocean transportation and creates awareness about the environmental destruction caused by the shipping industry. The goal is to build a modern cargo sailing fleet.
4:00 PM - Cocoa Runners (UK)
Enjoy delicious tastings on site! Cocoa Runners will be showcasing their project, along with delicious chocolate bundles from your favorite Makers!
5:00 PM - "Tree Adoption" (David).
Trees play a significant role in our ecosystem. David will explain to you what a reforestation project can contribute to our world, nature & people in such regions!
Sunday, August 6th, 2023
12:00 PM - "The craziest chocolate factory in the world" (Zotter Schokolade).
Zotter's absolutely wacky creations are certainly familiar to returning visitors. Let Julia take you on a journey where you will dive even more into the crazy world of Zotter!
1:00 PM - "Chocolate & Friends" (Choco Del Sol)
Patrick Walter of Choco Del Sol teams up with his Chocolate Maker friends to deliver new chocolate creations under "Chocolate & Friends"!
2:00 PM - "Why Belgian Chocolate Is Actually Nonsense!" (MIKE&BECKY)
Björn from MIKE&BECKY is a passionate chocolate maker from Belgium and would love to explain to you why "Belgian chocolate" as a term is actually total nonsense! Interesting facts mixed with a lot of humor.
3:00 PM - "Why vegan?" (Coco Caravan)
Raw. Vegan. Fair. These are the three most important points for Jacques from Coco Caravan. Why the topic is so close to his heart and it is the only right way for him personally, Jacques would like to share with our visitors.
4:00 PM - Newcomer: "How to start a chocolate manufactory?" (Dos Estaciones)
At Dos Estaciones, the heart beats for cocoa. Corinna will explain how she got started on the path of becoming a Chocolate Maker and how you too, yourself, could eventually get your own chocolate manufactory!
5:00 PM - "Cocoa in Venezuela" (Augusto).
Augusto, who recently started working at Choco Del Sol, would like to tell you a few things worth knowing about cocoa in Venezuela.
Saturday, August 5th, 2023
- 12:00 PM - Tasting with Colors by Hazel Lee (suitable for children)
- 1:00 PM - Chocolate of the Year Award Part 1/2
- 2:00 PM - Milky Delight: Milk Chocolate (suitable for children)
- 3:00 PM - Dark Temptation: Dark chocolate ( minimum 80%)
- 4:00 PM - Wine & Chocolate*
- 5:00 PM - Rum & Chocolate (Timbercoast)*
*Tastings with alcohol have a fee of ~10€ depending on the organizer.