Different brands of Venezuelan artisanal chocolate attended this international fair, among them, Valle Canoabo from Carabobo.
The official Spanish news agency EFE highlighted in a cable the leading role of Venezuela in the 28th edition of the international fair Eurochocolate which takes place in Perugia, Italy.
"Mexico, guest of honor, is one of the great protagonists, along with Colombia and Venezuela, of the Eurochocolate international fair that is held in Perugia (central Italy) with the presence of 14 countries, including some of the main producers of cocoa in the world, together with the best European chefs and pastry chefs”, wrote the Spanish government agency.
In this festival, which ends next Sunday, October 23, seven Latin American countries participate, and Venezuela attended with an important sample of the variety of fine artisanal chocolate brands that exist in the country.
Azú, Valle Canoabo, 20/20, Talokohc, +58, Cacao de Origen, Nativo and Sublime are some of the brands that traveled to Italy to tell their stories and share in this international festival the taste of their chocolates that they make with one of the best cocoa in the world, that of Venezuela.
A statement from the festival cited by EFE highlights a meeting held by the president of Eurochocolate, Eugenio Guarducci, with the founder of the bean-to-bar chocolate brand Valle Canoabo, Rodrigo Morales, about the situation in the sector.
Last Friday, October 14 at 2:00 in the afternoon, Chocolates Valle Canoabo told its story along with a tasting of its chocolate bean to bar.
On Sunday, October 16, Azú Pastelería held a tasting of its products during the talk on chocolate and tropical fruits.
While on Thursday, October 20, the Venezuelan brands Herencia Divina, 20/20 and Talokohc, presented the discussion La Rueda de Sabores del Cacao Venezolano, accompanied by a tasting of award-winning bars at the Chocolate Award 2022.
Perugia Eurochocolate is a festival that has been held every year since 1992 in Perugia, the capital of the Umbria region in Italy.
It is a space for the dissemination of chocolate research and innovations around the world, and one of the largest festivals in Europe, attracting almost a million tourists each year.