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Our CHOCOLATE ACADEMY™ centers are teaching and training centers for artisans and professionals who want to improve their working skills in chocolate and learn about new trends, techniques and recipes. More than 500 interested craftsmen attend our events every week.
With the infrastructure of our CHOCOLATE ACADEMY™ centers we can cater to each and every question on cocoa, chocolate and the technical aspects involved. We can also experiment with potential applications for chocolate, among all the possibilities.




CHOCOLATE ACADEMY™ center United Kingdom, Banbury

The UK CHOCOLATE ACADEMY™ center is based in Banbury, Oxfordshire and is a ‘State of the Art’ purpose-built training environment with eight individual work stations, allowing for one-to-one, hands-on tuition. The Academy is situated adjacent to the factory allowing easy access for tours of the Barry Callebaut plant.

Our courses have been designed to offer practical and theoretical help for the novice chocolatier through to the chocolate artisan, pastry chef, confectioner, baker, caterer and lecturer.

We are extremely proud to have some distinguished chefs from both the United Kingdom and Europe to help run our courses, all of whom have extensive knowledge, expertise and experience in the field of chocolate.

We would welcome the opportunity to share with you our passion and expertise to expand and fulfil your chocolate creativity.

Wildmere Road Industrial Estate OX16 3UU Banbury Oxfordshire
+44 1295 22 47 55 chocolate_academy_ukie@barry-callebaut.com
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