Cocoa and Chocolate: Online tools and resources


Are you interested to know more about opportunities in the cocoa market? This session will explore different online tools and resources that cocoa exporters can use to explore new markets, trends and developments in this sector. 


16:00 - 16:10 CET Opening remarks and introduction about CBI
16:10 - 16:45 CET Presentation about opportunities in cocoa: Online tools and resources
16:45 - 17:00 CET Questions and Answers

Target group

The webinar is for entrepreneurs and business support organisations who are active in the cocoa sector and currently export or want to export their products to Europe.


The webinar will be hosted by Jantien Rutte, Programme Manager Market Intelligence at CBI, and presented by:

Gustavo Ferro


Mr Gustavo Ferro:

Independent consultant in international trade and development. Lead researcher of the Cacao Market Information for CBI (Dutch Centre for the Promotion of Imports from Developing Countries). External expert for the Swiss Import Promotion Programme (SIPPO).


Gustavo is an independent trade and development consultant providing technical assistance to companies and organisations involved in agricultural value chains, including specialty cocoa, coffee and natural ingredients. He is the lead researcher of the Cacao Market Information for CBI, in collaboration with Lisanne Groothuis (ProFound – Advisers In Development) and Maurits de Koning. Gustavo has also supported the value chain analysis for CBI’s Connecting Central America Programme and other projects for the Swiss Import Promotion Programme (SIPPO) / Swisscontact in Colombia and Peru.

More information

Do you need more information? Please contact our programme manager Mrs Jantien Rutte.

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Event details


Monday, December 14, 2020


Webinar: 16.00 – 17.00 PM CET

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Webinar recording

14 December 2020