Alter EcoNourishing Foodie, Farmer and Field


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?

Interview in Peru

By / February 12th, 2013


Answers to the questions YOU asked for our most recent trip to one of our cacao cooperatives, Acopagro, in Peru. Read more from the perspective of Maria del Pilar Castillo…

Reforestation in Peru

By / December 12th, 2012


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 / 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!