Alter EcoNourishing Foodie, Farmer and Field

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

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The surprising effects of geography, climate, soils and more, on quinoa! Learn what defines the quality of your every day staple food.

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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?

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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.

The Year of Quinoa

By / January 30th, 2013

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The United Nations officially announced 2013 as the Year of Quinoa to celebrate the ability it has to help eradicate poverty and protect food sovereignty. Read more!

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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

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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

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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!

Teens Turning Green

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!

Nurtrional Benefits of Quinoa

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.