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Cacao Sourcing, Preservation of Biodiversity, Ethical Trade & Chocolate Making by Ali Gower

The Chocolate Tree began trading at music festivals in Scotland. We built a geo-desic dome tent which housed our mobile chocolaterie.

The two owners, Alastair Gower & Friederike Matthis, met whilst performing as “red men” in the Beltane festival of Edinburgh. The positive reactions we received at the festivals highly motivated us, and we progressed The Chocolate Tree to become our full time passion and business. Read more

7th March 2013: Life by Chocolate; An Adventure Into Cacao By Ali Gower

Ali Gower Chocolate Tree
Ali Gower – The Chocolate Tree

On 7th March 2013 Tim Willis and Ali Gower will be doing a talk from 7pm in the Counting House in Edinburgh

Name of speaker and subject:

Alastair Gower, co-owner of The Chocolate Tree. Cacao sourcing, preservation of biodiversity, ethical trade & chocolate making from bean to bar.


Title of talk:

Life by chocolate; an adventure into cacao

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