Alter Eco

OverviewSuggest Edit

Co-founded by Mathieu Senard and Edouard Rollet, Alter Eco is a pioneer of globally crafted organic foods, including delicious Swiss-made chocolate bars and truffles, Bolivian Royal quinoa, heirloom Thai rice and Mascobado cane sugar. All Alter Eco products are USDA Certified Organic, Fair Trade Certified, Carbon Neutral Certified, Non-GMO Project Verified and Certified Gluten-Free. Recognized as a top ranking certified B Corporation and one of the first registered Public Benefit Corporation, Alter Eco is dedicated to full-circle sustainability throughout its operations and supply chain through four pillars: sourcing using Fair Trade principles, producing of only organic and non-GMO foods, creating minimal waste by working towards 100 percent compostable packaging, and in-setting their carbon emissions via large scale reforestation programs in the cooperatives that produce their crop. These principals are entwined with Alter Eco’s commitment to the highest quality ingredients and taste in all its products. 
TypePrivate
Founded2005
HQSan Francisco, US
Websitealterecofoods.com

Latest Updates

Employees (est.) (Oct 2019)63(-3%)

Alter Eco Office Locations

Alter Eco has an office in San Francisco
San Francisco, US (HQ)
1663 Mission St #520, San Francisco
Show all (1)

Alter Eco Financials and Metrics

Summary Metrics

Founding Date

2005

Alter Eco total Funding

$3.1 m

Alter Eco latest funding size

$3.05 m

Time since last funding

7 years ago

Alter Eco investors

Alter Eco's latest funding round in July 2012 was reported to be $3.1 m. In total, Alter Eco has raised $3.1 m
Show all financial metrics

Alter Eco Online and Social Media Presence

Embed Graph

Alter Eco Blogs

Alter Eco Assembles Eco-Friendly Brand Coalition to Protect the Amazon Rainforest

As devastating fires continue to ravage the Amazon Rainforest, Alter Eco®, a sustainability-directed chocolate company with an annual, 10-year old agroforestry program in the Amazon, is taking immediate action. As the Amazon plays a vital role in regulating the global climate through absorbing carbo…

An Alliance for the Amazon: Joining Together To Fight for Change

An Ecosystem in Need The Amazon rainforest is one of the greatest natural wonders on this planet. It plays a vital role in regulating our global climate through absorbing carbon dioxide and releasing oxygen into our atmosphere. Millions of native species and indigenous peoples call the Amazon the…

How we can save the Amazon Rainforest

 Rainforests are crucial to life The Amazon Rainforest has often been described as the lungs of the Earth. We rely on rainforests like the Amazon to provide clean, filtered air to breathe, a home for indigenous communities and endangered species, and help to regulate our climate. The Amazon Rainfor…

Amazon Alliance - FAQ's

What is the Amazon Alliance?   The Amazon Alliance is a group of companies coming together to fight the growing deforestation in the Amazon. The alliance includes Alter Eco Americas, Grove Collaborative, All Good, and Gaia Herbs. These companies are taking a stand and ramping up their existing sus…

Alter Eco Pledges a Plastic Free July

Here at Alter Eco, we take our environmental impact seriously. That’s why we took a closer look at how increased plastic usage is affecting our health and our planet.    The problem with plastic is it never goes away, and as we use it increasingly in our lives, it is just piling up. Nearly half of …

Impact Report 2018: Regenerate the Earth

  With only 12 years left to solve climate change, according to a new UN study[1], it is no secret that we are facing a dire environmental crisis. This is why at Alter Eco we make sure to do our part in protecting and regenerating the Earth.  In 2018 we protected over 4,400 hectares of trees thanks…
Show more

Alter Eco Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Alter Eco founded?

    Alter Eco was founded in 2005.

  • How many employees does Alter Eco have?

    Alter Eco has 63 employees.

  • Who are Alter Eco competitors?

    Competitors of Alter Eco include Tony's Chocolonely, Finsbury Food Group and McColl's.

  • Where is Alter Eco headquarters?

    Alter Eco headquarters is located at 1663 Mission St #520, San Francisco, San Francisco.

  • Where are Alter Eco offices?

    Alter Eco has an office in San Francisco.

  • How many offices does Alter Eco have?

    Alter Eco has 1 office.