Web-Seminar: All about cocoa (Part 1) SDC-2210

05.04. - 06.04.2022

The food of the gods - From the bean to the cocoa mass, you will learn everything about the superfood in this web seminar.

Objectives and content

Cocoa - This is the basis of all chocolate, the raw material around which everything revolves and which, as a base, determines the quality and taste of the end product. 

From the Incas to the industrial processing into cocoa mass and cocoa butter, we will talk about cocoa: In the web seminar we give you details and information about the cocoa varieties, cultivation, care of the plantations, certification.

Furthermore, we look at how to support local cocoa farmers and talk about post-harvest treatment, fermenting and drying, storage and further processing of the bean into cocoa liquor and cocoa butter.

This is the first part of the web seminar, the second part will take place in May, 23rd and 24th, 2022- but each part can be attended independently.



Target group

  • The web seminar is aimed at those interested in the entire value chain of the cocoa and chocolate processing confectionery industry.
  • This includes the areas of marketing & purchasing, product development, and production & quality assurance.

Tags used: #cocoa,#web-seminar


05.04.2022  |  Solingen

All about cocoa Part 1


05.04.2022 | 13:00 o'clock


05.04.2022 | 18:00 o'clock




Participant limit

30 Participants for this seminar
3 Participants  per company


  • EN

Participant fee

875,00 €

Reduced Participant fee (only for members of ZDS e.V.)

695,00 €

Services included

  • Seminar documents 
  • Telephone consulting service after the event
  • Certificate of attendance

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For the 2nd and any further participant of the same company attractive discounts are available.
For universities a discount of 50% is granted

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Do you have questions, requests and/or suggestions?
Please contact us:

ZDS – The Academy of Sweets
De-Leuw-Str. 1 - 9
D-42653 Solingen, GERMANY
T. +49 (0) 212 / 59 61-32

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