ECA Cocoa Forum 2022

Eary-bird rates still available for ECA Cocoa Forum in Rome

By Anthony Myers contact

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The ECA has released its preliminary programme for the 2022 Cocoa Forum in Rome. Pic: ECA
The ECA has released its preliminary programme for the 2022 Cocoa Forum in Rome. Pic: ECA

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Early-bird rates for the European Cocoa Association Forum in September are available until 31 May. The two-day conference will feature high-level speakers from the EU institutions, cocoa producer countries and various other key players of the sector.

After a cocktail reception at the Hotel Villa Pamphili on 13 September, it will be down to business with a preliminary programme that will include EU Food Safety guidelines, supply chain issues looking at traceability and deforestation goals, as well as innovation trends in the cocoa sector.

This year the ECA Forum will be hosting CHOCOVISION as a roundtable discussion on traceability. Previously organized as a biannual stand-alone event, the CHOCOVISION session at the ECA Forum will stay true to its core and bring together senior business leaders and key stakeholders in the cocoa, chocolate and confectionery industry to explore impactful measures to drive a sustainable chocolate supply chain.

Event organisers say they are are continuously assessing the Covid situation in Europe to make sure that all participants can safely attend our event. All guests will be required to hold a valid Covid vaccination or recovery certificate in order to comply with the Green Pass regulations in place in Italy. More  information is available on the ECA website​.

About the ECA

The European Cocoa Association is a trade association that groups the major companies involved in the cocoa bean trade and processing, in warehousing and related logistical activities in Europe.

Together, ECA members represent 75% of EU cocoa beans grinding, 50% of Europe's industrial chocolate production and over 40% of the world production of cocoa liquor, butter and powder.

Related topics: Regulation & Safety, Cocoa & Sugar

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