Alter EcoNourishing Foodie, Farmer and Field

Coconut oil is nothing new, many people have been using it for skin care, hair care, and cooking for quite some time, but recently coconut oil has seen a renaissance of sorts, showing up in more and more stores and at the top of many conversations.  But what is the big deal with coconut oil? […]

A group of junior high students put Alter Eco’s compostable truffle wrappers to the test. Check out their results…

The undeniable great flavors and quality of our chocolates are primarily due to the uniqueness of the cacao beans grown in Peru and Ecuador, as well as the hard work of our Swiss chocolatiers who have mastered the art of crafting the most delectable bars. So, how can a global brand such as Alter Eco attest to having a sustainable and low impact on our planet?

Whether it be to visit our partner producers in Bolivia or to team up with a local non-profits, we find ourselves all over the world learning about local communities, language and most of all…food. We feel it is important to share that with you, as part of our community.

Here’s to 2012! Read more about what we were able to accomplish thanks to you, our amazing supporters!

Ready, Set, Bake!

By / December 12th, 2012

Learn about our recent partnership with Tartine Bakery and Sprouts Cooking Club in order to raise money for kids to take a culinary immersion trip to France in 2013!

Thanksgiving Challenge

By / November 20th, 2012

It’s that time of year to take the extra step to give thanks to those we love. This year, we encourage you to take an extra leap to extend that thankfulness and love from your backyard all the way to the fields where your delicious food is grown. Share how you are giving thanks this year with us at Alter Eco and win a prize of up to $150!

Take a look at how we’re getting ready to go back to school, including hanging out with Teens Going Green and learning about green dorm living, upcoming back to school events in Berkeleyl and all the best products we love to kick the school year off with all shades of GREEN!

Consumers are curious about quinoa and a bit confused about how it’s prepared. After all, many have only recently learned how to pronounce the word (KEEN-wah) for what is fast becoming known as one of the world’s healthiest and, as it turns out, simple-to-prepare foods.