The Chocolate Conservatory-Paris

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October 28, 2019 to October 29, 2019
Subject Fields: 
African History / Studies, Business History / Studies, French History / Studies, Latin American and Caribbean History / Studies, Social Sciences

The Chocolate Conservatory
October 28-29, 2019
European Business School
Paris, France

Dear colleagues,

The Fine Cacao and Chocolate Institute and European Business School are honored to invite you to The Chocolate Conservatory-Paris, a singular event for the specialty cacao-chocolate community to engage in deep discussion on pressing issues and collaborative workshopping of shared challenges. Founded in 2018, The Chocolate Conservatory gathers together engaged industry professionals to work closely with a diverse and talented group of creative actors from specialty food and academia, providing an opportunity for constructive dialogue. To learn more about the event and apply to join, please visit our website here (available in English, français, and español):

2019 theme: The Responsibility of Taste
The specialty cacao-chocolate industry has been heavily focused on taste - quality of flavor and the ability to discern quality - as a vehicle of market differentiation. At the same time, many of the marketing tools of specialty chocolate rely on linking good taste to social and economic goodness. The links among these elements remain blurry, are not yet clearly defined by specialty cacao or chocolate producers, and often rely on interpretations of work from related but different industries. We aim to hold a thoughtful conversation on what this means for the future of chocolate.

To apply, visit our website and click "Apply now": 

The FCCI team

Contact Info: 

Dr. Carla D. Martin, Executive Director, Fine Cacao and Chocolate Institute



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