Alter EcoNourishing Foodie, Farmer and Field

IMG_1358 When it comes to sustainability...we're serious. Curious to see how we're reducing our impact in something as simple as packaging? Click here to learn about the first Home Compostable packaging in North America, and what that means for you!
IMG_5586 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.
Acopagro Here's to 2012! Read more about what we were able to accomplish thanks to you, our amazing supporters!

Reforestation in Peru

By antoine / December 12th, 2012

IMG_5653 A memorable trip to one of Alter Eco’s wonderful partner cooperatives, Acopagro, brought many stories and experiences back with the team to San Francisco. Team members visited the co-operative this year not only out of routine check-ins and visitation with the farmers, but also to contribute to the reforestation project with Pur Projet.

Ready, Set, Bake!

By Kelsey / December 12th, 2012

8260320430_6c0bb2b4be_b 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!

Non-GMO Verified

By Edouard / October 23rd, 2012

No-GMOs Alter Eco has always chosen the highest quality, sustainable ingredients for its consumers. We believe that GMOs are not compatible with our vision of quality or respect of the environment and producers. According to the Non-GMO Project, “Over 80 percent of all GMOs grown worldwide are engineered for herbicide tolerance. As a result, use of toxic herbicides, like Roundup, has increased 15 times since GMOs were introduced.”
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!

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VIDEO: the Acterra staff takes the time to compile a video showing exactly why we were chosen for their Environmental Sustainability Award. We are beyond honored for this recognition!