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Welcome to deZaan, the home of cocoa passion and precision.

For over 110 years we have been advancing the sensory expectations of cocoa ingredients.

Be inspired by our latest cocoa recipes

Meet Our Pastry Chef Partners

We’re proud to work with some of the world’s leading pastry chefs. Through our master culinary partners, we develop baking recipes with cocoa powder and content to inspire and educate other professionals to get the best from our cocoa ingredients.

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Nina Métayer

Before she was 30 years old, Nina Métayer had been awarded Pastry Chef of the Year not once, but twice. Having worked in Michelin-starred kitchens in Paris, Nina is now a renowned independent consultant.

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Karina Rivera

Born and raised in Mexico City, Chef Karina Rivera studied Culinary Arts before moving to Miami and founded Women Chefs 305, became a finalist at the Food Network's Spring Baking Championship and founded her own business. She inspires pastry aficionados and professionals with her sweet creations, especially her tempting macarons. 

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Damien Wager

A self-taught pastry chef, who over the past few years has risen towards the top of the U.K. Pastry Chef rankings due to his numerous exploits & achievements.

Cocoa for Manufacturers


Explore our range of high quality cocoa ingredients. Engineered for excellence, at scale and for any recipe application.


Get to know your cocoa

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Explore the rest of the collection

deZaan has been crafting the finest quality cocoa ingredients since 1911. Designed for the best pastry chefs, our collection of cocoa powders offer a variety of flavors, colors and cocoa butter content to deliver the best outcomes in applications. Our collection of both natural and dutched cocoa powders offer individual flavor profiles which can elevate desserts and create memorable beverage exerpiances.finest dutch quality since 1911
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Setting the standard for cocoa excellence starts with the cocoa beans we source.

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