Alter Eco, Organic Chocolate, Dark Cacao, 2.82 oz (80 g)
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- Organically Grown
- Fairly Traded
- 63% Cocoa
- Crunchy Cocoa Nibs
- Bittersweet Bite
- USDA Organic
- Fair Trade Certified
- No Soy or Gluten Ingredients
- No Artificial Flavors
- No Emulsifiers
- Certified Organic by QAI
- Carbon Neutral Product
Taster of Ecuador
Alter Eco chocolate is a delicious indulgence that makes an extraordinary journey. Plucked from organic trees near the Ecuadorian coast, our cacao beans are fermented, dried and brought to Switzerland, where they are meticulously roasted and conched into some of the words finest cocoa products. Our expert chocolatiers use unique flavor combinations, quality organic ingredients and an artisan's touch to craft these award-winning, habit-forming bars.
Nourishing Foodie, Farmer and Field
As committed food activists, we travel far and wide to bring you the world's most exotic, delicious, and sustainable foods. To understand our commitment to fair trade and learn what sustainability means to us.
The stories from our cacao partners, Fortaleza and Acopagro, never cease to inspire. Look inside this box to read about the journey of farmers who gave up illegal coca for prosperous cacao-and reforested the Amazon in the process.
By choosing this Fair Trade Certified product, you are directly supporting a better life for farming families through fair prices, direct trade, community development and environmental stewardship.
Cocoa liquor*, raw cane sugar*, cocoa butter*,cocoa nibs*, vanilla*
*Organic and Fair Trade
Cocoa: 63% minimum
Made on equipment shared with milk, hazelnuts, almonds and soy.
|Serving Size: 5 Sections (40 g)|
|Servings Per Container: 2|
|Amount Per Serving||%Daily Value*|
|Calories from Fat||150|
|Total Fat||16 g||25%|
|Saturated Fat||10 g||49%|
|Trans Fat||0 g|
|Total Carbohydrate||21 g||7%|
|Dietary Fiber||4 g||14%|
|*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.|
This is a very tasty bar, but contains a little more sugar than I might like. At 30 grams of sugar per 80 grams, this equates to more than 2 Tbsp of sugar per bar. While I love the fact that Alter Eco uses whole, unrefined cane sugar to sweeten their bars, that is a little more sugar than I like to consume at any one sitting. Delicious, but to be consumed in moderation. Still. With such a high fat and fiber content, it is still pretty blood sugar friendly. That is good. :-)
This is probably my fave iHerb chocolate. The crunchy cocoa nibs are fabulous, and they make this less sweet.
Posted by 5307684609173277484 on Jun 06, 2016
This is seriously good chocolate of highest quality. The cacao nibs are crunchy and yummy. My only criticism is that I would like the cacao nibs in the chocolate to be NOT roasted. Roasting cacao nibs kills lots of antioxidants and other very beneficial nutrients raw cacao nibs have. At the moment Alter Eco adds roasted cacao nibs to the chocolate bar.
Posted by Reviewer3257094 on Apr 09, 2015
This chocolate is wonderful. With small bits of crunchy cocoa beans, not overly sweet. The only issue is the size versus price, but you can't expect such an high quality product to be cheap.
Posted by 4931205870739192849 on Mar 27, 2015
Recommended as a gift
Posted by 4905513992423857731 on Dec 28, 2014
Recommended as a gift