Media Kit and Press

The Fine Chocolate Industry Association (FCIA) is the only membership organization focused 100% on serving the fine chocolate segment of the global chocolate industry. 

FCIA staff and Board Members are available to the media for interview and comment on issues relating to marketplace and consumption trends, health and nutrition, world cocoa commodities, sustainability in cultivation, confection fashion, ingredient transparency, and many other subjects.

For more information about the FCIA and its members, issues, and upcoming events, please contact our Executive Director at or 206.577.9983.

About FCIA
Our Mission, Vision, Values
About Fine Chocolate
Industry Standards
Consumer-facing educational platform and marketplace: Make Mine Fine

FCIA Event Media

FCIA Press Badge Guidelines
FCIA invites the media to all of our events. We issue press badges to qualified media. All credential requests are subject to approval by FCIA management.

Who Qualifies for Press Badges? 
Working journalists in print, broadcast and digital media on assignment or conducting research for established publications and media outlets. This includes reporters, editors and publishers. Film crews and photographers must have proof of assignment.
Who Does Not Qualify? 
Friends and family of journalists; sales, marketing and advertising executives and other non-editorial media staff; company presidents, industry consultants, public relations professionals, writers for company newsletters and websites, and cookbook authors who are not working journalists.
On-Site Registration
Media registering on site at in-person events may be asked to provide evidence of current work about the fine chocolate industry for well-established media outlets. The same qualifications are required as for pre-registration.