Alter Eco Organic Fair Trade Truffles: A Classic Reinvented

November 23rd

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 Registers as Delaware’s First Benefit Corporation

August 1st

(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. 

Why You Shouldn’t Feel Guilty About Your Quinoa Addiction

July 18th

The quinoa craze continues, but the debate may at last be winding down.  In recent years, quinoa, popularly grown in Bolivia, has exploded in U.S. popularity — and the increasing demand for it has spurred a lot more than pilaf.

Your Love Of Quinoa Is Good News For Andean Farmers

July 17th

Quinoa lovers have been put on a bit of a guilt trip with stories suggesting that the increased demand in the U.S. has put the superfood out of reach for those living closest to where it’s grown.

When Doing Good Meets Investing

July 12th

‘Benefit corporations’ have legal cover to put social goals above financial ones. What do investors need to know?

Can You Stomach The Truth About Quinoa?

July 11th

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?

Is Fair Trade Quinoa A Real Thing, Or Has The Superfood’s Popularity Hurt Those Who Grow It?

July 8th

Quinoa, which until recently was eaten mainly by poor rural communities in Bolivia, seems to be everywhere these days. From quinoa salads to a gourmet backpacking dinner, we’ve featured a fair few quinoa recipes ourselves.

Benefits of Quinoa Boom for Bolivia’s Poorest of Poor are Beyond Economic

June 25th

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 […]

Food Review: Alter Eco Organic Dark Chocolate Quinoa Bar

April 13th

Quinoa in chocolate? Sounds a little bizarre, but if Nestlé Crunch was one of your favorites as a child, then you’ll adore this grown-up and healthier take made by Alter Eco — Organic Dark Chocolate Quinoa Bar.  We’re talking smooth, deep, luscious dark chocolate with delightful quinoa-rice crisps. It’s vegan, GMO-free, soy-free, gluten-free, and certified […]

San Francisco International Chocolate Salon 2012

March 24th

Alter Eco wins an outstanding 12 awards at the San Francisco International Chocolate Salon 2012 including a Gold for the Best Milk Chocolate Bar and Best Organic or Fair Trade Product.