Chocolate Island of the Caribbean

 In 2019, Grenada Chocolate Fest 2019

The Chocolate Island of the Caribbean

We wrapped up another wonderful Grenada Chocolate Fest with a record number of 24 events at Grenada’s most stunning locations! The turn out of festival goers has been the best since we started it all six years ago. Grenada has truly earned its name as The Chocolate Island of the Caribbean. 

For those of you who joined us as we celebrated ethical fine flavoured chocolate, we truly enjoyed your company. It was an absolute pleasure to have you. If you did not get a chance to make it to Grenada this year we hope to see you in 2020.

What was new at this festival on the Chocolate Island of the Caribbean?

Grenada Chocolate Fest 2019

Calabash Painting Workshop

Painting a Cocoa Calabash with Grenadian Illustrator Stacey Byer

Fashion Show in Grenada

Cocoa-Chocolate Fashion Show at Silversands Resort.

Taste with Colour by Hazel Lee

Taste with Colour

A chocolate tasting experience invented by Hazel Lee and co-facilitated at the festival by Magdalena Fielden and Belgian-Mexican Chocolatier Sophie Vanderbecken.

The Chocolate Island of The Caribbean

Honouring our Cocoa Traditions at Belmont Estate

This year we explored how Grenada has formed traditions around growing and processing cocoa including handcrafting cocoa baskets, making cocoa-riki kites and of course our cocoa balls used to make our beloved

cocoa tea!

Nick Davis One One Cocoa

Crossover from Chocolate to Coffee Workshop

facilitated by Nick Davis and his partner Marta Lamolla from One One Cocoa in Jamaica. Nick and Marta explained the similarities between coffee and chocolate and gave us a taste of their delicious coffee chocolate bar!

We have posted a few albums from this year’s events to Facebook and will upload more in the coming days. We will also update our flickr account with all the pictures from this year’s festival soon. Feel free to share our content and tag @grenadachocolatefest #grenadachocolatefest.

Dates for Grenada Chocolate Fest will be announced in the coming weeks. We are pleased to share that accommodation at True Blue Bay Boutique Resort, the home of Grenada Chocolate Fest, for the 2020 festival will be offered at a 30% discount to all our festival goers.

Keep an eye on our website for dates, prices and packages!

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