Announcement: “Confectionery Night” – Wednesday, Nov. 4rth 2015 – Chocolate Global Trends

Chocolate Global Trends

Barry Callebaut’s  –  Marit Allen

Chocolate lovers get ready to indulge in Barry Callebaut’s Chocolate Trends and Foresights for 2015!  Barry Callebaut has identified and analyzed what’s happening in the world of fashion, design, architecture, food and consumer trends.  This in turn has allowed us to identify and anticipate the new food trends of tomorrow!    Please join us for a presentation on Barry Callebaut’s view on trends in today’s market and what lies ahead for the future of chocolate and confectionery!

Marit Allen is currently an Associate Marketing Manager for Specialties with Barry Callebaut.  After graduating from the University of Richmond in Richmond, VA, Marit entered the Barry Callebaut Graduate Trainee Program, an international rotational program with the goal of gaining expertise in one functional area as well as the chocolate industry.  Focused primarily on Sales & Marketing, Marit had the privilege of completing 4 rotations during the two and a half year program: Gourmet Marketing for North America, Global Gourmet Marketing in France, Gourmet Pricing in Belgium and finally, Gourmet Pricing in Chicago before assuming her current role with the North American Specialties Team.

Where? Joseph Smith Memorial Building, 15 East South Temple, SLC, Free underground parking (enter from South Temple, pick up validation card at the meeting)

Time: 6:00-6:30 PM Registration & Networking
6:30-7:15 PM Dinner Gourmet Hawaiian Buffet
7:15-7:30 PM Announcements
7:30-8:15 PM Speaker
8:15-8:30 PM Questions, door prize drawings

Cost: $22.00 for RSVPs, $12.00 for student RSVPs, $25 at the door

Please RSVP by Thurs, October 29th using one of the following methods:
Contact Christina Beer (AACT) at or text to (801-230-3317)


Download flyer –> 2015 Confectionery Night flyer