The 2nd International Congress on Cocoa Coffee and Tea Asia

June 1st-3rd, 2020  |  Baku, Azerbaijan

The 2nd International Congress on Cocoa Coffee and Tea Asia

June 1st-3rd, 2020  |  Baku, Azerbaijan


Due to the outbreak of the coronavirus around the world, "The 2nd International Congress on Cocoa Coffee and Tea Asia" will be delayed to hold in the second half of this year, and the specific meeting time is to be determined.


On behalf of the Scientific and Organizing Committees, we kindly invite you to attend the 2nd international Congress on Cocoa Coffee and Tea Asia (CoCoTea Asia 2020) on June 1st-3rd, 2020 in Baku, Azerbaijan.

Following the success of the previous edition of the Congress in Europe: Novara (Italy) in 2011, Naples (Italy) in 2013, Aveiro (Portugal) in 2015 , Turin (Italy) in 2017, Hefei (China) in 2018 and Bremen (Germany) in 2019, we are starting the series of CoCoTea meetings in Asia, particularly focusing on the science of tea, coffee, cocoa, and related products.

The International Congress on Cocoa Coffee and Tea Asia 2020 will offer an inter-disciplinary opportunity for scientists to discuss diversity areas of Tea, Coffee and Cocoa, and to report innovative scientific achievements. These topics include biology, chemistry, technology, metabolomics, nutrition and health, Quality & Safety Control.

Food chemists, food technologists, nutritionists, medical doctors and /technicians from academic and industry, are warmly invited to participate. We welcome inspiring new ideas and strongly promote the participation of students and young scientists and we will be offering travel awards for graduates and postdoctoral scholar, and a grant to the best poster and oral presentations.

We are pleased to continue the great success of the previous meetings and look forward to seeing you in Baku in June 2020.

Conference Topics

  • Genome and functional genomics
  • Physiology and breeding
  • Chemical composition and "holistic" quality
  • Flavor generation and precursors and sensory aspects
  • Consumer liking and preferences
  • Coffee, Cocoa, Tea health and safety
  • New approaches and technologies
  • By-products, waste and circular economy
  • Environmental and economical sustainability
  • Functional flavor genomics & biotechnology
  • Novel ingredients and food design
  • History of spreading, cultivation and role in social life

Key Dates

Start online registration
Jan 30th, 2020
Deadline for early bird registration
April 5th, 2020
Deadline for abstract submission
May 3rd, 2020
Deadline for standard registration
May 31th, 2020

Venue: Khazar University, Marble Hall. 
Address: 41 Mahsati street (Neftchilar metro station), Baku. AZ1096, Azerbaijan

Contact us

Life Sciences department, Khazar University, Baku, Azerbaijan 


Dr. Asaf Omarov 
Tel: +994 50 289 2719

Dr. Javid Ojaghi 
Tel: +994 50 345 5674

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