Cocoashala, India’s first and only cocoa/chocolate incubation center for/by/of startups, has announced its 4th anniversary. Since 2019, Cocoashala has been working tirelessly to promote the cocoa and chocolate industry in India by nurturing startups and providing them with the necessary resources to succeed.

Cocoashala offers services across the cacao and chocolate value chain. Cocoashala’s focus has been Sustainable Cocoa post harvesting, Bean to Bar chocolate making and chocolate tasting in India. Cocoashala is an independent organisation and works in partial collaboration with IICCT, UK, on a few service offerings. The incubation center aims to foster a vibrant cocoa and chocolate industry in India by providing entrepreneurs with access to Knowledge Transfer, Technical Expertise, Training, Consulting, Sparring Partner, end to end implementation services funding and access to state-of-the-art Incubation centre.

Over the past four years, the company has incubated numerous players in the value chain to improve their current offerings, develop innovative products, expand their businesses, and create new job opportunities. It has also played a crucial role in promoting sustainable cocoa production practices to help enhance the quality of Indian cocoa beans and placing India on the world chocolate map!

“We are delighted to celebrate our fourth anniversary and the success of our incubation programmes. We look forward to continuing our efforts to promote the cocoa and chocolate industry in India and helping entrepreneurs achieve their dreams” said L Nitin Chordia, co-founder of Cocoashala. “Our mission is to build a strong and sustainable cocoa and chocolate industry in India, and we are proud of the role we have played in achieving this goal,” he added.