Mayor’s Office of International Affairs Highlights Atlanta Women Exporters

This is part of an article published in linkedin by Lucas de Souza Martins | Intern, Mayor’s Office of International Affairs, City of Atlanta / Grad Assistant, AYS Career Services | May 22 2020. For full article please click here ATLANTA – Female entrepreneurship plays an essential role in Atlanta’s economy. The city is ranked second

Women + Trade Panel Discussion

Highlighting women exporters, their impact on the global economy, and how they are managing and dealing with the current COVID-19 crisis Andal Balu, Founder, Inno Concepts, Inc. & Founder, CocoaTown.com was one of the panelist in the discussion organised online on April 30 2020

How artisan chocolatiers got inventive this decade

By Meghana Majumdar | DECEMBER 12, 2019 15:09 IST Source: https://www.thehindu.com/life-and-style/food/artisanal-chocolate-cocoatown-earth-loaf/article30284976.ece  Chock-a-block with choices: From modifying an idli grinder to creating upcycled cotton waste wrappers, this was an inventive decade for artisan chocolatiers “We are not just in the business of making machines, but of creating chocpreneurs,” says Andal Balu over a phone call from

Globe Award Winners 2019

By Georgia.org | Original article: https://www.georgia.org/newsroom/press-releases/thirty-six-georgia-companies-named-globe-award-winners-entering-new?fbclid=IwAR175vZFQfKd4-Ck0ucyK7dyh_hqNf5mvYDVBWXsH8YyRk20Uxd8YcC3D8k ATLANTA, December 6, 2019 —Today the Georgia Department of Economic Development’s (GDEcD) International Trade division and GDEcD Commissioner Pat Wilson joined Governor Brian P. Kemp to announce the winners of Georgia’s sixth annual GLOBE Awards at an event at the Capitol. This state-led awards program highlights companies that entered into

Second Annual FCIA Regional Meet-Up

We’re proud to host the second annual FCIA Regional Meet-Up – Southern States. Who’s invited –  FCIA Members and  friends , chocolate makers, chocolatiers,writers, bloggers, educators,  chocoholics or any other professionals affiliated with the chocolate industry Cost – $35 per person, includes refreshments and of course, chocolates from around the world. Location – 625 Sims

Georgia Exporter Spotlight: COCOATOWN

By Georgia.org | Original Article: https://www.georgia.org/newsroom/blogs/georgia-exporter-spotlight-cocoatown A Q&A interview with Andal Balu and Balu Balasubramanian, Owners County: Fulton Industry: Food Processing Equipment CocoaTown designs, develops, and distributes unique, multipurpose equipment to make gourmet chocolate bars from beans, nut butters and nut milks from nuts and other gourmet foods. What motivated your company to start selling