Origin Cocoa and Chocolatein the Oceania RegionDr Barry KitchenChief Innovation OfficerAustralian Chocolate & Coffee Ingre...
Agenda     Background - Australian Chocolate and Coffee Ingredients Pty Ltd     Definitions - What is origin cocoa/chocola...
About AC&C      Sourcing & importing cocoa feed-stocks      Importing flavours for ‘in-house’ use      Cocoa growing in Fa...
AC&C / Daintree Estates - Cocoa & Chocolate Innovation Centre    Partnerships with…       University of Melbourne       Un...
Innovation Centre Activities       Range of student projects and work experience       Cocoa fermentation R&D       New pr...
What is an ORIGIN cocoa/chocolate?      Single origin chocolate      is a chocolate made from cocoa beans cultivated from ...
Global chocolate market growth trends                                                                                     ...
Examples of Single Origin & Single Estate Origin Chocolates
Features of Single Origin Chocolate       Unique and distinctive packaging       Distinctive and unique flavours       Bar...
Australia’s first Single Origin Chocolate – Daintree Estates       Estates spread around the Mossman and Daintree region i...
Australia’s first Single Origin Chocolate
Some of the people behind Daintree Estates
Some of the people behind Daintree Estates
AC&C Mill Estate... a massive rejuvenation challenge!                              from to
Australia’s first Single Origin Chocolate – Daintree Estates
Australia’s first “Product of...” chocolate                       Stone ground and hand crafted                       65% ...
OCEANIA Origin Chocolates by Daintree Estates        All products are stone-ground and hand-crafted          AUSTRALIA - T...
Challenges and the future       Building relationships with growers and communities       Ensuring consistent quality and ...
Acknowledgements and thanks to:  The management, production and technical  team at AC&C.  The Daintree Estates growers in ...
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Presentation by Dr Barry Kitchen at Contech 2012 in Melbourne, Australia.

Covers history of the fledgling cocoa industry in Australia, advances made and the future outlook. Confirms joint venture between Daintree Cocoa Pty Ltd and Australian Chocolate & Coffee Ingredients Pty Ltd to develop high quality Australian and Oceania origin chocolate products.

Announces the pre-launch of 'Oceania by Daintree Estates' chocolates from regional cocoa origins including Vanuatu, New Britain, Samoa, and the world's first 100% 'Product of Australia' chocolate.

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Contech 2012 Presentation

  1. 1. Origin Cocoa and Chocolatein the Oceania RegionDr Barry KitchenChief Innovation OfficerAustralian Chocolate & Coffee Ingredients Pty Ltd
  2. 2. Agenda Background - Australian Chocolate and Coffee Ingredients Pty Ltd Definitions - What is origin cocoa/chocolate? Some current world-wide origins Global market trends for origin chocolates Price points for premium and origin chocolates Challenges and issues in sourcing origin cocoa beans Australian origin chocolate - Daintree Estates Oceania origin chocolate by Daintree Estates Acknowledgements
  3. 3. About AC&C Sourcing & importing cocoa feed-stocks Importing flavours for ‘in-house’ use Cocoa growing in Far North Queensland Cocoa & Chocolate Innovation Centre… … joint venture with Daintree Estates
  4. 4. AC&C / Daintree Estates - Cocoa & Chocolate Innovation Centre Partnerships with… University of Melbourne University of NSW Southern Cross University William Angliss Institute Department of Primary Industries, Queensland
  5. 5. Innovation Centre Activities Range of student projects and work experience Cocoa fermentation R&D New product development and innovation Cocoa and chocolate processing equipment innovation
  6. 6. What is an ORIGIN cocoa/chocolate? Single origin chocolate is a chocolate made from cocoa beans cultivated from one country or region. Single origin estate chocolate is a chocolate made from cocoa derived from a single estate or plantation. Grand cru cacao is a term originally coined for a larger area origin chocolate, composed of a mixture of beans originating from a region rather from an a specific country.
  7. 7. Global chocolate market growth trends Chocolate made from Estimated CAGR of 2.7% beans grown in one from 2011 to 2016 particular area or region, in particular, bars made ‘from scratch’ by small artisan manufacturers, often from directly Top trends & highest growth potential segments include: sourced cacao beans, and often accompanied by Chocolate made from 50-70% plus cocoa solids deep relationships with farmers and the growing Single-origin chocolate communities. Functional chocolate with physical or emotional health benefits Euromonitor: functional chocolate market has grown by 15% on average per year over the last four years Organic, ethical, sustainable /fair-trade chocolates Cocoa & chocolate derived beverages, brewing cocoa (www.criobru.com, www.drinkchoffy.com) Some of these categories are predicted to reach more than double digit growth annually over the next few years Joan Steuer: www.chocolatemarketing.com/top-ten/trends Global chocolate, cocoa beans, lecithin, sugar and vanilla market by market share, trade prices, geography trends and forecast (2011-2016) http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/global-chocolate-market
  8. 8. Examples of Single Origin & Single Estate Origin Chocolates
  9. 9. Features of Single Origin Chocolate Unique and distinctive packaging Distinctive and unique flavours Bars made ‘from scratch’ by small artisan manufacturers, often from directly sourced cacao beans, and often accompanied by deep relationships with farmers and the growing communities. Dark mostly, but some milk Premium priced… up to $10-12 per 100g (retail)
  10. 10. Australia’s first Single Origin Chocolate – Daintree Estates Estates spread around the Mossman and Daintree region in Far North Queensland Total supply chain model… from “Estate to Plate” Growers and links to the community are key in the business philosophy Central fermentation, drying and bean sorting. Products distributed widely in FNQ and now spreading through South-East Queensland, parts of Victoria, NSW and South Australia. Retail and food service range All products contain Mossman Mill raw sugar
  11. 11. Australia’s first Single Origin Chocolate
  12. 12. Some of the people behind Daintree Estates
  13. 13. Some of the people behind Daintree Estates
  14. 14. AC&C Mill Estate... a massive rejuvenation challenge! from to
  15. 15. Australia’s first Single Origin Chocolate – Daintree Estates
  16. 16. Australia’s first “Product of...” chocolate Stone ground and hand crafted 65% medium roasted Australian cocoa bean nibs 35% Mossman Mill Daintree Gold™ Raw Sugar Ground Australian grown whole vanilla pods No lecithin PRODUCT OF AUSTRALIA!!!
  17. 17. OCEANIA Origin Chocolates by Daintree Estates All products are stone-ground and hand-crafted AUSTRALIA - The first and only chocolate to qualify as Product of Australia VANUATU - 45% cocoa solids, Milk N NEW BRITAIN, PNG - 70% cocoa solid, Dark SAMOA - 45% cocoa solids, Milk
  18. 18. Challenges and the future Building relationships with growers and communities Ensuring consistent quality and compliance Managing logistics and importation systems Developing roasting profiles and recipes that bring out the best unique flavours of the various Origin cocoa beans Sourcing more unique cocoa beans from the Oceania and South-East Asian region Continuing to develop a viable cocoa growing and processing industry in FNQ……..more cocoa plantings. Building the Cocoa & Chocolate Innovation Centre’s capabilities and reputation with ingredient and chocolate recipe innovations…. second to none!!
  19. 19. Acknowledgements and thanks to: The management, production and technical team at AC&C. The Daintree Estates growers in FNQ and the Daintree Estates management team. The Daintree Estates co-manufacturing partners Our new cocoa bean suppliers and their communities throughout the region. Thanks for listening. Any questions?

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