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Saturday, November 11 • 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Building Stable and Sustainable Cacao Origins (CANCELLED)

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An overview of the process of locating and working at new cacao origins around the world. At each new location, what are the critical factors for developing a successful origin and bringing it into the specialty cacao market? Insights into situations as diverse as wild harvesting cacao in the Brazilian Amazon and organizing a fermentation co-operative in the highland cloud forests of Sulawesi. 

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Dan O'Doherty

Owner, President, Cacao Services
Daniel O'Doherty works independently in over 20 countries with cacao producers ranging from tiny co-ops harvesting wild cacao in the Amazon to large modern plantations. Areas of expertise include post-harvest handling, genetics, and farm management.

Saturday November 11, 2017 1:00pm - 2:00pm PST
Smith Cove Cruise Terminal Pier 91 Seattle 2001 W. Garfield Street, Seattle WA 98119