The 14th Salon du Chocolat event in Japan, hosted by Isetan Mitsukoshi Holdings, will open on Jan 27 on the basement floors of Shinjuku, Tokyo’s NS Building. The spirits and minds of the chocolatiers and images of the lands, where cacao is grown, embody this year’s theme, which is the “Innovations of Chocolate and the Expressions of Cacao”.

The event at the NS Building will last until Jan 31, where nearly 100 chocolate brands across 20 countries will gather to showcase their latest selections. Event hours are from 10 am to 8 pm.

Salon du Chocolat events will also open at Marui Imai Sapporo (Jan 31 to Feb 14), Sendai Mitsukoshi (Feb 2 to Feb 14), Nagoya Sakae Mitsukoshi (Feb 3 to Feb 8), JR Kyoto Isetan (Jan 27 to Feb 14), Lucua Osaka (Jan 27 to Feb 14) and Iwataya main store (Jan 28 to Feb 14).