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Sunday, November 12 • 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Creation of Inclusive Systems for Cocoa Sensory Analysis

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Join representatives from Equal Exchange and TCHO Chocolate to learn about our collaborative process with small farmer cooperatives from three different countries to develop a common language for analyzing cacao attributes and quality. In this interactive session, we will learn to taste cacao liquor using our newly released Cacao Sensory Analysis Tasting Form and share highlights and impact of our quality-focused work together.

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Julia Baumgartner

Cooperative Development Program Consultant, Equal Exchange
Julia Baumgartner came to the chocolate world via the coffee industry, where she worked for many years with fair trade and organic cooperatives in Latin America. While studying a Masters in Development Practice at the Tropical Agriculture Research and Higher Education Center (CATIE... Read More →
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Zohara Mapes

Director R&D / Chocolate Maker, TCHO Chocolate
Zohara's passion for chocolate took hold as a child and led her on journeys through equatorial jungles and into labs with chocolate technologists. She started a confection company creating pairings inspired by the diversity of flavors inherent in cacao. Inspired to make chocolate... Read More →

Sunday November 12, 2017 4:00pm - 5:00pm PST
Smith Cove Cruise Terminal Pier 91 Seattle 2001 W. Garfield Street, Seattle WA 98119