Trinitario Cocoa Webinar Series 2022

Trinitario Cocoa Webinar Series 2022

Episode 1

Exploring Opportunities in a Fine/Flavour Cocoa Paradise

Date: Wednesday 16th February, 2022

Hosted by InvesTT and the Delegation of the European Union to Trinidad and Tobago

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This webinar will set the stage for further engagement in joint ventures and investment opportunities, building on the unique strengths and successes of Trinidad and Tobago’s cocoa industry.
Senator the Hon. Paula Gopee-Scoon, Minister of Trade and Industry, Trinidad and Tobago

Panel Discussion

Episode 1 brought together over 400 participants including European chocolatiers and cocoa connoisseurs, T&T SMEs, cocoa farmers, cooperatives, researchers, innovators, exporters and T&T Government leaders to share and explore new and emerging opportunities for collaboration, financing and sustainability across the cocoa supply chain. 

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Our Panelists

  • Senator the Honourable Paula Gopee-Scoon, Minister of Trade and Industry
  • Senator the Honourable Clarence Rambharat, Minister of Agriculture, Land and Fisheries
  • His Excellency Peter Cavendish, Ambassador - Delegation of the European Union to Trinidad and Tobago
  • Ms. Franka Costelloe - Chairman, InvesTT
  • Professor Pathmanathan Umaharan, Director - Cocoa Research Centre, The University of the West Indies, St. Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago

Session Moderator - Ms. Jessie-May Ventour - Veteran Broadcaster.

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Key Takeaways

  • Trinitario fine/flavour cocoa – bean to bar opportunities in production, processing and value-added products
  • Emerging opportunities in fine flavour cocoa innovation and sustainability
  • Pivotal role of the International Cocoa Genebank in Trinidad
  • Joint venture/foreign investment opportunities
  • B2B opportunities with European chocolatiers

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