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Penny Lecture: My Life in Chocolate by Chantal Coady OBE

Chantal Coady OBE is known for being a sustainable chocolate expert, founder of Rococo Chocolates and is at the forefront of the exceptional work of The Grenada Chocolate Company, based on the Caribbean island of Grenada. The company is a small co-operative of Organic cocoa farmers who work with the ‘Farm to Bar’ model to create delicious chocolate that supports their local economy and ensures well-paid jobs for local farmers.

Chantal Coady

Chantal’s new incarnation is “The Chocolate Detective”. She likes to ask lots of awkward questions about chocolate, for example;

How can chocolate be slave free?

How can we all help and support cocoa farmers and small chocolate makers?

What is the true price of chocolate?

What does fair trade really mean?

In this lecture Chantal will discuss her life in chocolate and the journey she has been on so far and the changes she is making in the chocolate world – all her packaging at The Grenada Chocolate Company is 100% 100% recyclable, biodegradable or compostable.