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The Buzz: Vietnam Asia's golden child at Cocoa Revolution 2016

By Oliver Nieburg contact

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Fine flavor cocoa nation Vietnam, Asia's rising chocolate consumption and novel technologies the talking points at Cocoa Revolution 2016
Fine flavor cocoa nation Vietnam, Asia's rising chocolate consumption and novel technologies the talking points at Cocoa Revolution 2016
Discover how Vietnam will become a fine flavor cocoa nation, the challenges facing the global cocoa sector and what the future holds for chocolate demand in Asia and beyond.

The Cocoa Revolution  conference by CMT Events runs from March 9-11 at Novotel Saigon Centre in Ho Chi Minh Vietnam.

ConfectioneryNews is in Vietnam and below presents our highlights to date via posts to social media, including comments and presentations from Mars, Puratos Grand Place and many more.

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Superior Tree - Inferior Bean

Posted by Douglas Furtek,

The tree in the second to last photo appears to be the Malaysian PBC-123 clone. (Interesting story in itself on how it got there.) It is a highly-productive tree even in regions with VSD and CPB, but the flavor is inferior even with proper fermentation.

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