Academy of Chocolate 2018 Conference: ‘A World Without Chocolate’ Summary & Manifesto

In theming the 2018 biennial conference ‘A World Without Chocolate’, the AoC sought to draw attention to the personal importance of chocolate to so many people around the world, whether as a ‘pick-me-up’, a treat or a small but luxurious indulgence or, perhaps too, as a livelihood, and the theme also sought to highlight the importance of chocolate as a significant value chain in the global economy.