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Sunday, November 11 • 12:00pm - 12:50pm
People, Places, and Beans: A visual journey through different cacao cultures around the globe.

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Join cacao fermentation expert, Dan O' Doherty, as he takes you on a visual journey through different cacao cultures in distant corners of the globe, including the  Brazilian Amazon, Esmeraldas, Ecuador, and Sulawesi,  Indonesia.  Dan will highlight his work with producers in these regions and highlight how people's customs and expectations, along with the climate and unique genetic qualities in each area affect cacao quality and flavor.  

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Dan O'Doherty

Owner, President, Cacao Services
Daniel O'Doherty works independently in over 20 countries with cacao producers ranging from tiny co-ops harvesting wild cacao in the Amazon to large modern plantations. Areas of expertise include post-harvest handling, genetics, and farm management.

Sunday November 11, 2018 12:00pm - 12:50pm PST
Smith Cove Cruise Terminal Pier 91