With CNA Agroalimentare Torino e Piemonte (Turin and Piedmont Branch of the Agrifood Section of the National Craft Confederation) The story of chocolate in Turin and ‘bean to bar’ production between today and yesterday and of the companies involved. Plus a look at the use of cacao in the kitchen.
Order of proceedings
Welcome from Nicola Scarlatelli, president CNA Turin
Welcome from Dr Santiago Rodriguez Figuereo, Consul General of the Dominican Republic in Genoa
Prof. Giuseppe Bracco, Professor of Economic History at the Faculty of Economics, Turin University: ‘The origins of the chocolate district in Piedmont and the role of the Savoy royal household’.
Dottoressa Elena Schina, Head of CNA Agribusiness Turin: ‘The Development of the Chocolate Industry in Turin’.
Chocolate processing today, from bean to bar. The Guido Castagna natural method: video.
Case Histories: Alessandro Fioraso. ‘The History of Piemont Cioccolato: cacao, hazelnuts and cri cri production’.
Tasting of Guido Castagna Cioccolato and Piemont Cioccolato products.
Moderator: Monica Pisciella, journalist and agrifood marketing & communication expert