Alter Eco, Organic Chocolate, Dark Quinoa, 2.82 oz (80 g)
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- Organically Grown
- Fairly Traded
- 60% Cocoa
- Nutty Toasted Quinoa
- Light Crispy Crunch
- 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.
Cacao beans*, raw cane sugar*, cocoa butter*, quinoa-rice crisps (quinoa*, rice*, raw cane sugar*), vanilla beans*.
*Organic and Fair Trade
Cocoa: 60% 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||130|
|Total Fat||15 g||23%|
|Saturated Fat||9 g||45%|
|Trans Fat||0 g|
|Total Carbohydrate||22 g||7%|
|Dietary Fiber||3 g||13%|
|*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.|
I really like Alter Eco chocolates, they are organic, contain no soy lecithin, and no artificial ingredients. This one has quinoa bits and it is crunchy! My favourite is Dark Coconut Toffee. Click on my username for more reviews! If you thought that this review was helpful please feel free to press the 'yes' button.
Chocolate is amazing -> check. Quinoa is awesome -> check. Combine these two and create a chocolate bar is nothing short of genius ;-) This bar is minimum 60% cacao, fairtrade, organic, vegan, and it has no gluten, no soy or other added additives. In my opinion a great bar to get if you are a chocolate lover who likes their chocolate to be of good quality.
Tastes like a rice crisp chocolate bar
Posted by caffeinated on Sep 05, 2016
The chocolate is delicious, but I didn't like the puffed quinoa
Posted by Turboshopper on Jun 16, 2016
It isn't easy to find chocolate that doesn't contain soy lecithin, so I am grateful for Alter Eco chocolate. I received my Dark Quinoa bar yesterday, 6-15-2016. The Best Before date on the packaging read "10-07-2016". The bar tasted fine, although it had a gray hue, due to sugar bloom/fat bloom (often happens when chocolate is rapidly moved from a cold temperature to a warmer one). The gray hue is harmless - just not aesthetically pleasing. I love the crispy quinoa texture - way better for me than a traditional rice crispies chocolate bar. My local health food store carries this flavor, but it's always sold out. iHerb to the rescue!
Posted by 5682816148921470478 on Jun 03, 2016
I first ordered this last Fall and wasn't too sure about the taste at first. But, it has grown on me and now I enjoy this as a snack. Very good.
Sinful taste but cruelty free!
Posted by tyrannosauruslex7 on May 24, 2016
AMAZING vegan chocolate- not too sweet and it's the right amount of bitter tinge taste to it with the cocoa content. lovely crunch from the quinoa and so much cheaper than stores elsewhere! love this