Benthe Forrer

Based in Amsterdam, Benthe Forrer qualified from the Dutch Film Academy and has since worked on a broad range of dramas, documentaries and children’s television programmes. Since 2002 she has been the creative producer/co-owner of Dahl TV. In that time she has developed, directed and produced several successful television series, including Keuringsdienst Van Waarde, which has become one of the most popular programs on Dutch television with more than 250 episodes. It was also a hit in the UK on Channel 4 under the name Food Unwrapped. Offspring Tony and the Chocolate Factory, involving episodes about child slavery in the cocoa industry led to the creation of a 100% slave-free chocolate bar called Tony’s Chocolonely, which is now the biggest chocolate brand in the Netherlands. The incredible story behind this chocolate creation has now been told by Forrer in The Chocolate Case