The Fine Chocolate Industry Association (FCIA) is the only organization focused 100% on supporting fine chocolate professionals. We promote the artistry and craftsmanship of the chocolate professional focused on producing superior products made from premium chocolate and natural ingredients. We believe in using best practices in cacao processing and chocolate production; and transparent labeling and marketing practices.
Who are FCIA members?
FCIA members are professionals involved in fine chocolate from blossom to bonbon and bar. Members include:
If you are a fine chocolate professional or focused on supporting the fine chocolate industry - and embrace FCIA’s Vision and Mission, we invite you to consider membership. There's a level to fit everyone.
PLEASE NOTE, THE FCIA MEMBERSHIP STRUCTURE IS UNDERGOING A REORGANIZATION. WE'LL BE READY FOR NEW MEMBERS ON APRIL 1, 2018.Become an FCIA Member
Elevating the art and business of fine flavor cacao and chocolate.
As the professional non-profit organization representing the fine chocolate industry, our mission is to promote quality, innovations, ethical sourcing, and best practices in the fine chocolate industry from tree to bar and bonbon. FCIA will achieve this by:
The Fine Chocolate Industry Association (FCIA) was founded by an international group of chocolate professionals who came together in support of the art of fine chocolate making. FCIA is led by a volunteer Board of Directors and an Executive Director, supported by a small, part-time staff and volunteers. The development of the Fine Chocolate Industry Association is conducted under the leadership of a Board of Directors and an Executive Director. All Board positions are on a volunteer basis.
"FCIA is the premier source for the Fine Chocolate Industry to meet and interact with industry leaders and peers, learn about the complexities and personality of chocolate, and leverage buying power through special vendor buying programs."