Education: An Ingredient for Success
CocoaTown firmly believes in the vital importance of education for the bean-to-bar community, and we are committed to providing access to it. Education is the fuel that ignites passion and drives progress. We are enthusiastic about empowering cocoa farmers, chocolatemakers, consumers and all the stake holders in the cocoa value chain with the knowledge and skills they need to excel in their craft. These educational opportunities enable them to improve their product quality, embrace sustainability, and navigate the ever-evolving landscape of the chocolate industry. We are witnessing the transformative impact of education on cocoa farmers, as they become leaders and innovators who contribute to a thriving and ethical cocoa community. Together, we are making a difference and building a brighter future for all.
Our Educational Portals:
Empowering Sweet Success
In the world of cocoa & chocolate, success is not just about making money alone but also about the passion, knowledge, and inspiration that fuel the chocopreneurs' journey. Our webinar series aims to unlock the full potential of aspiring and ascending chocopreneurs/Foodpreneurs. Through expert-led and peer-led sessions, we provide a rich blend of industry insights on chocolate & gourmet food production, practical skills, creative inspiration, marketing strategies, financial management, equipment use & care and more to build thriving businesses.
These Empowering chocopreneurs webinars also shine a spotlight on customers who want to share their journey, trials & tribulations, knowledge and expertise with a wider audience.
These webinars help to:
- Get equipped with the necessary tools and resources
- Learn to navigate the complexities of the industry
- Make informed decisions
- Foster a sense of community
- Facilitate networking opportunities and collaboration
- Add value for the cocoa beans to improve the cocoa farmers’ income
- Exhibit presenter’s talent and expertise
- Provide a platform to share inspirational stories of success
- Get an in-depth look into the ups and downs of the business journey
Overall, the Empowering Chocorpeneurs© webinar series plays a crucial role in supporting and Empowering Chocopreneurs© and Foodpreneurs to succeed in their businesses.
Bean-to-Bar Bootcamp: The Mystery Unlocked
Are you ready to embark on an extraordinary journey into the world of bean-to-bar craft chocolate? We present an intensive three-day, hands-on bootcamp that will ignite your passion and equip you with the skills to create exquisite New American Chocolates. Taught by International Experts, you will learn the theoretical and practical knowledge of the whole process. This immersive experience covers every step of the chocolate-making process from choosing the bean to wrapping the bar and marketing them. Learn the secrets of fermentation, testing the beans, roasting, cracking, winnowing, grinding, tempering and packaging, while crafting your own unique bars and variations. Enhance your entrepreneurial spirit as we delve into business planning and effective marketing strategies. You will also learn to earn money from different parts of the cocoa tree. Join us and connect with a diverse community of international participants, sharing recipes, culture, and inspiration. Let CocoaTown be your guide as you turn your dreams into delicious reality.