Another Chocolate Competition in Peru

Tuesday July 05, 2016
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The International Chocolate Awards have officially sponsored the second national Peruvian Chocolate Competition.

The competition asks contestants to deliver their samples to Lima´s ´´Cocoa and Chocolate Salon´´ by July 4th, 2016.

Samples will be judged based on the packaging of the product, the actual selection of chocolate, and the taste that it produces. There are various categories to which producers may submit their samples, some including: original chocolate bars and flavored chocolate bars.
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Lima hosts an exhibition showing crafts from all over Peru

Friday May 27, 2016
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The Foreign Trade and Tourism Ministry in Peru is organizing a fair called “From our hands” with the purpose of promoting the handmade works from local artisans and to be able to turn this into a source of income for them.

During this year’s edition 123 artisans coming from Lima, Ayacucho, Cusco, Cajamarca, Piura, Puno, Junin, Arequipa, Huancavelica,Loreto, Amazonas, Apurimac, Callao, La Libertd, Pasco, Lambayeque, San Martin and Ucayali will participate.

Every year the event grows bigger, developing itself as a way for the artisans to connect with the market (more…)

The world’s most important chili/pepper event will be held in Peru

Thursday April 28, 2016
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The international markets are demanding more and more of Peru’s chilies and peppers. These exports increased with 19% and cashed in $271.8 million according to the Adex (Exporters association).

In the first months of 2016 the total of the Peruvian exports were about $36.6 million.

Because of the growing export numbers within the international markets, Peru has been chosen to host the 23rd International Pepper Conference 2016. This conference is the world’s most important Capsicum event. (more…)

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