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Saturday, November 10 • 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Tree to Bar in Brazil & The Big Story of Cacao

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Making chocolate with the cacao you produce yourself has its own challenges and rewards. Brazil went from being the number 1 producer of cacao in the world to being known as one of the worst producers of cacao (and chocolate). In the last 5 years Brazilian farms have undertaken a huge makeover and farmers have started to make their chocolate; slowly shifting what is considered craft chocolate in Brazil.

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Tuta Aquino

Farmer, Baiani Chocolate and Vale Potumuju
Tuta was born in Bahia and spent his first 10 years living at his family’s cacao farm. From there he resided in São Paulo and at age 18 sailed to study in New York City. For the next 20 years he developed his music business career working for the Record Industry there. Married... Read More →

Saturday November 10, 2018 12:00pm - 1:00pm PST
Smith Cove Cruise Terminal Pier 91