Trinitario Over The Years

Trinitario Over The Years

2021
June 28

Chocolate trends…and opportunities

The Chocolate Box Hilton Trinidad & Conference Centre

T&T’s COCOA industry sector is changing. More and smaller scale producers are coming online with chocolate-making machinery that used to be very expensive, and large scale machines are becoming more affordable and practical to use. This has sprouted batch producers from the Caribbean, Pacific and all along the equator. We in Trinidad and Tobago are at the heart of this new wave and we are riding it.

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June 4

Our Truffles Are Award Winning!

Our Truffles Are Award Winning!

Our chocolate truffles have won international awards and commendations from ‘The Academy of Chocolate,’ London!

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April 5

Easter Chocolate Workshop

Easter Chocolate Workshops

Over the Easter Weekend we hosted 3 educational Chocolate workshops by experts in the industry.

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March 6

Trinidad Heritage Dark Bar

TT Fine Cocoa

Artisan du chocolat did a trial run with our cocoa, resulting in the “Trinidad Heritage Dark Bar.”
Completely sold out in weeks, we’re looking forward to bringing it to you again.

March 6

Partnership with Angostura

TT Fine Cocoa Company | Partnership with Angostura

We are excited to announce our partnership with Angostura Distilleries, another international brand from the Carnival islands, known for its rum and unique bitters.

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January 8

Riddle Magazine Interview

TT Fine Cocoa Company | Riddle Magazine Interview

We had an exciting start to the year with a prominent feature in the online lifestyle magazine ‘The Riddle’.

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January 1

Brass Castle Chocolate Stout

Brass Castle Chocolate Stout
2020
November 1

Trinitario Truffles Award

Banana and Tonka Truffles

Won Award Trinitario Spiced Orange and Hazelnut Truffle (Silver), Trinitario coconut and tonka truffle, Trinitario Molasses Caramel, Trinitario ’Shado Beni’ Truffle

October 28

The future of T&T’s cocoa industry

The future of T&T’s cocoa industry

Last week, we covered how more and more small-scale chocolate producers are coming online.

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October 22

Raising The Bar

Raising The Bar

Local Chocolate Company finds its’ stride in midst of pandemic

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July 31

Strengthening T&T’s cocoa business

Ortinola Estate

UNLIKE anything else in the world of cocoa, the need for protecting the genetic diversity of the Trinitario variety of cocoa bean is key for the future success of the sector in Trinidad and Tobago. The rapid decline and imminent disappearance of the bean ensured its need for immediate and strong protection.

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June 24

Angostura Bitters

TT Fine Cocoa Company | Partnership with Angostura
2019
November 24

ACP Kenya

TTFCC Chocolate Weekend Experience
July 24

WIPO GL Conference, Lisbon

Premium Rum & Chocolate Pairing at The Hilton

Present TT Fine Cocoa Company at the WIPO GI conference Lisbon

June 24

Won Academy of Chocolate Award

Jose L Souto

Won Academy of Chocolate Award Caribbean Rum and spiced pineapple truffle made at the Chocolate Box, Hilton

June 4

Premium Rum & Chocolate Pairing at The Hilton

Premium Rum & Chocolate Pairing at The Hilton

We did a Premium Rum & Chocolate Pairing at The Hilton Trinidad. Thirty friends of The Hilton were treated to an El Dorado Rum and Chocolate Truffle Pairing.

The Chocolate Box – Official Launch

The Chocolate Box – Official Launch

The Chocolate Box officially launched on the 18th of April by very special guests British High Commissioner – His Excellency Tim Stew, The Ministry of Trade and the Honourable Paula Gopee-Scoon…

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April 5

Truffles Fit for A Queen

Truffles Fit for A Queen

In Honor of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth the Second’s 93rd Birthday, we did a commemorative run of the Royal Crested truffles for the British High Commission of Trinidad & Tobago on the 24th April.

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February 14

Opening Of Chocolate Box at Hilton, Trinidad

The Chocolate Box – Official Launch
2018
December 1

Academy of Chocolate Award

Academy of Chocolate Award

Won Academy of Chocolate Award ‘Trinidad Trinitario Harrods selection box’ in 2018

2017
October 1

Harrods Product Launch

Harrods Product Launch
September 3

TTFCC’s processing factory in Trinidad produces up to 100t of cocoa!

Trinidad & Tobago Fine Cocoa Company

A pioneering regional ‘bean to bar’ business model in the Caribbean, and investment in research, development and best practices, is enhancing the sustainability of the region’s cocoa sector

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April 2

Cup Of Joe

TTFCC Visits Cup Of Joe

The year has started with a big bang for the TTFCC team with exciting projects and collaborations, television appearances and much more

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2016
December 1

Innovator Of The Year Award

Innovator Of The Year Award

Won the Trinidad and Tobago Manufactures Award Innovator of the Year 2016

October 19

Leiths School of Food & Wine

Leiths School of Food & Wine

Chefs of the future were treated to a visual and tasting tour of Trinidad & Tobago’s unique cocoa heritage when our director, Ashley Parasram, gave a talk at the Leiths School of Food and Wine in London in October

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October 1

IMPACTT Project Launch

Trinidad & Tobago Fine Cocoa Company | IMPACTT Launch 3-year plan
September 27

IMPACTT Launches 3-Year Program

Trinidad & Tobago Fine Cocoa Company | IMPACTT Launch 3-year plan

The Trinidad & Tobago Fine Cocoa Company (TTFCC) Ltd, in partnership with the InterAmerican Development Bank (IDB) and…

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September 22

A Visit from the First Lady!

Trinidad & Tobago Fine Cocoa | Visit from the First Lady

The TT Fine Cocoa Company was honoured to have a visit earlier this month from the First Lady of Trinidad & Tobago, Her Excellency Mrs Reema Carmona.

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August 1

Factory Equipment Installed

Factory Equipment Installed
February 2

The President’s Seal

TT Fine Cocoa | President's Seal

The T&T Fine Cocoa Company are exceedingly proud that His Excellency Anthony Carmona, The President of Trinidad & Tobago…

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January 1

Factory Operational

Factory Operational
2015
December 12

Prime Minister’s Visit

TT fine Cocoa | Prime Minister's Visit

n December 2015 the Prime Minister and Foreign Minister of Trinidad & Tobago visited the United Kingdom.

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November 15

London Chocolate Tasting

TT Fine Cocoa | London Chocolate Tasting

In November 2015, we held a chocolate and rum tasting in London, ably led by Dr. Darin Sukha, Research Fellow at the Cocoa Research Centre (UWI)…

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October 10

Chocolate ‘Steel Pan’ tins launch at London Chocolate Week

TT Fine Cocoa Company Launch Chocolate Steel Pan Tins at London Chocolate Week

In partnership with British company Artisan du Chocolat, the T&T Fine Cocoa Company launched a selection of fine flavour chocolates at London Chocolate Week 2015.

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September 9

TTFC Processing Facility Opens

TT Fine Cocoa | Processing Facility Opens

After three years of planning and a year building the factory, we are pleased to announce the opening of the T&T Fine Cocoa Company processing facility at the La Reunion Cocoa Estate in Trinidad.

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August 8

Our Magical Cocoa Processing Equipment Arrives!

TT Fine Cocoa

Our state-of-the-art equipment finally arrived from Jaf Inox in Brazil. This complete bean-to-bar semi-automated system allows us to produce over 100 metric tonnes of cocoa products per annum

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March 18

DID YOU KNOW

TT Fine Cocoa

Cocoa production has contributed to the socio-economic development of Trinidad and Tobago for over 200 years.

March 9

Trinidad & Tobago’s Houses of History

Trinidad & Tobago’s houses of history

A combination of neglect and commercial redevelopment has endangered Trinidad and Tobago’s unique architectural heritage for decades.

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