28 Oct-1 Nov 2006. 130 chocolate makers from countries world-wide including Belgium, Canada, Japan, Russia, Italy, Switzerland and Syria exhibit their wares at the Paris Expos 12th edition of the Salon du Chocolat. Exploring the cycle of chocolate production from the cocoa bean to the chocolate bar, the exhibition also features a fashion parade of chocolate-covered outfits daily at 16.00. This years theme is the Four seasons of chocolate, with recipe demonstrations, tastings and conferences, as well as a childrens chocolate cookery school (11.00-19.00 daily). The Chocolate Awards will go to eight chocolatiers in four categories and will be presented on 30 Oct at 16.00 following a public tasting. This year also sees the participation of a number of producer countries including the Ivory Coast, Cuba, Venezuela, Bolivia and, for the first time, Mexico, represented by the State of Tabasco. Admission 12, children under 12 6, under-3s free. Daily 10.00-19.00, Sat 28 Oct 10.00-21.00.
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Chocolate fair at the Paris Expo.
The Salon du Chocolat is in Hall 5 of the Paris Expo at Porte de Versailles. By Metro line 12 to Porte de Versailles. By bus PC1, 80, 39. Tel. +33 (0) 1 45032126 email@example.com