Alter Eco’s unique chocolate range is made from organic cacao beans hand-harvested in the Peruvian Amazon and Ecuadorian coast, and blended to perfection by expert Swiss chocolatiers.
The sublime flavors in Alter Eco’s latest bars ($4 each; alterecofoods.com) have also been shown to improve your outlook on life – at least according to our unofficial office research. The Salted Almonds bar is as rich and deeply nutty as you’d hope; Salt & Malt offers a toasty, crispy taste of nostalgia; and Super […]
A large study from Denmark confirms dark chocolate really is good for you. Eating just 30 grams (2-3 squares) a week cuts your chance of irregular heartbeat by 21 per cent, thanks to the cocoa.
“I want everyone to know and feel the beauty of cacao, its traditions. It is my heritage that I want to pass on to my children, one that has given me a way of life.” -Guadalupe, fairtrade farmer from Ecuador.
Chocolate lovers look no further than Alter Eco Dark Salted Almonds. It’s gluten-free and made with 70 per cent cocoa that’s certified organic and fairtrade.
Alter Eco’s Organic Dark Mint Truffles boast Ecuadorian cacao that reveals a silky-smooth, oh-so-minty centre stirred with creamy milk, wholesome coconut oil and a mellowing touch of Madagascan vanilla.
Crafted with deep Swiss-made Ecuadorian chocolate, Alter Eco’s new organic and fair trade Salt & Malt and Dark Salted Almonds bars boast mouthwatering, melty flavours.
Alter Eco®, pioneer of Fairtrade and organic foods carefully crafted to entice the senses, is giving chocolate lovers a reason to rejoice with the launch of three new flavours: Dark Salt & Malt, Dark Salted Almonds, and Dark Mint Truffles.
Our rich chocolate concoctions transport taste buds and transform cacao farming communities in Ecuador and Peru.
One of the Ethical Consumer Group guide’s most highly praised chocs, Alter Eco uses organic Peruvian cocoa to create some seriously wicked flavors, such as Dark Coconut Toffee and Dark Salted Brown Butter.
This milky-tasting, climate-changing bar is speckled with fine coconut and golden grains of toffee, and the 47% cocoa makes for a batter of buttery goodness.
Not only are Fair Trade organic products supporting third world growers and producers, as well as the natural environment, but they have the added bonus of being a delicious and much healthier chocolate option for everyone.
Quinoa has gained rapidly in popularity in the past few years, so much so that it’s now a staple grain in many cafes, restaurants and ordinary diets, and it doesn’t appear to be falling out of favour any time soon.
Alter Eco Truffle Chocolate-Alter Eco is proud to introduce their newest organic, fair trade product line: truffles!
Quinoa Orange Dark Chocolate – This super-food-stuffed snack from sustainable superheroes Alter Eco is just one in their Certified Fairtrade chocolate selection.
From the rice paddies of Thailand, Fairtrade company Alter Eco brings heirloom grains to your table.
Today we launch a new weekly series aimed at learning more about the 92 B Corporations who won the ‘Best for the World’ title earlier this year from nonprofit B Lab. First we spotlight Alter Eco, a company that connects food with economic empowerment.
All B Corps strive to be best for the world. By scoring in the top 10% of all B Corps for overall social and environmental impact, the following businesses are honored as the Best of the Best for Overall Impact.
AUSTIN, Texas (April 24, 2014) – Tuesday night, Whole Foods Market named Alter Eco the winner of its Environmental Stewardship award in the grocer’s coveted annual Supplier Awards.
Alter Ecoʼs Newest Chocolate Bars Give Chocolate Lovers Permission to Reignite Their Taste for Iconic Ingredients: Brown Butter and SaltApril 20th
The latest additions to Alter Ecoʼs line of Swiss style organic and Fair Trade chocolate bars draw on iconic ingredients that Americans have had to learn to resist – until now.
There’s nothing quite like blowing the calorie count and saving the Amazon all in one bite.
Sink your teeth into Alter Eco’s dark 80g and 20g chocolate bars.
Alter Eco is growing quickly and doing almost everything right, but the small company’s ambitions are to drive major change. — Marc Gunther 4 February 2014
Host Dr. V. Mayfield interviews Mathieu Senard cofounder of Alter Eco, a values-based brand of specialty food products that brings delicious, exotic, high-quality and healthy ingredients from around the world to consumers in the United States, directly benefiting small producers around the world.
Alter Eco is a values-based brand of specialty food products that brings delicious, exotic, high quality and healthy ingredients from around the world to consumers, while directly benefiting small producers around the world.
Finalists of the inaugural ethical enterprise award for the outstanding work in creating life changing impact.
The classic truffle reinvented — for a new consumer who’s health-conscious, socially-conscious and environmentally-conscious. Alter Eco Foods is proud to introduce their newest organic, fair trade product line: truffles!
Alter Eco had traveled to distant corners of the World to select the finest Fair Trade pure organic Peruvian and Ecuadorian cocoa and unrefined organic Mascobado cane sugar grown exclusively by small-scale farmers.
It is a happy coincidence that the new favourite chocolate in the office has excellent fair trade credentials – made with cacao beans harvested from a certified organic patch of the Peruvian Amazon and supporting a reforestation program.
Get a guilt-free hit of chocolate with Alter Eco Dark Quinoa Organic Chocolate 80g, $5.95.
(Wilmington, DE – August 1, 2013) – Delaware Governor Jack Markell and Secretary of State Jeffrey Bullock welcomed Alter Eco to register as Delaware public benefit corporations – PBC – on the statute’s first effective date, along with 16 other companies.
Alter Eco- “sustainable foods from around the world” Discover our Heirloom organic and Fairtrade rice varieties from Thailand.
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Quinoa has become America’s newest superfood. As the West becomes more obsessed with the crop, its South American farmers are paying the price. Would you eat quinoa if it caused others to starve?
San Francisco – June 25, 2013 –Alter Eco, the only Fair Trade brand and the leading provider of organic Fair Trade quinoa in the U.S., helped shed light on how the quinoa boom has been a benefit to one of the poorest regions in Bolivia, and revealed the real challenges for this emerging industry that’s […]
Chocolate Winner-A fresh burst of cool mint in organic dark chocolate sourced from Ecuador.
Food company Alter Eco is attempting to create a holistic, sustainable global food distribution system, one that resolves those moral quandaries by inserting a crucial ingredient—fairness.
Alter Eco Receives the Non-GMO Project Verification for its Entire Line of Organic and Fair Trade ProductsOctober 18th
Alter Eco, one of the country’s leading fair trade and sustainable food companies, announced that it has received the Non-GMO Project verification for its entire line of products. Committed to using only non-GMO ingredients since its creation in 2005, Alter Eco is now proud to have this claim verified by a third-party.
The virtues of chocolate just keep coming. A recent study found that eating dark chocolate every day over a decade may lower your risk of having a heart attack or stroke. But before you indulge, make sure you make your chocolate treat healthy by remembering these tips.
Alter Eco was honored to receive the Acterra’s 2012 Business Environmental Award in the category of Small Business for its commitment to small-scale farmers and to sustainable and fair trade practices.
Alter Eco’s new Dark Coconut Toffee 47% Cacao chocolate bar with butter and sea salt is our newest keep-away bar: Keep it away from me or I’ll eat it all. It’s a good thing they only sent one, as a case would have gone down just as easily.
At Expo West 2012 this past weekend, I had the good fortune of attending a rooftop cocktail party hosted by Fair Trade USA.
With the economy still struggling, it may seem like an impossible time to start a do-good social venture. It can be hard enough to operate any business profitably — let alone one that also tries to improve the world. But some observers believe that the tough times may be increasing interest in social ventures.
Our mission is to help San Francisco businesses adopt environmental practices that are sustainable as well as profitable. We achieve our mission by setting stringent criteria, providing technical assistance, and publicly recognizing and promoting Green Businesses with a seal that enables customers to shop in keeping with their values.
It’s an interdependent world we live in, and the work of Tristan Lecomte, 36, is the definition of interdependence. He has put into business common sense, which in business can be the least common of senses.
Nestle Waters France wants to offset emissions from its factories in the west by buying trees in a rainforest thousands of miles away. It is not the first and it will not be the last time a multinational company publicly declares its green intentions.