Alter Eco

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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

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Employees (est.) (Oct 2020)58(-1%)
Cybersecurity ratingAMore

Alter Eco Office Locations

Alter Eco has an office in San Francisco
San Francisco, US (HQ)
1663 Mission St #520, San Francisco
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Alter Eco Financials and Metrics

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Founding Date

2005

Alter Eco total Funding

$3.1 m

Alter Eco latest funding size

$3.05 m

Time since last funding

8 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
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Alter Eco Cybersecurity Score

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Alter Eco Blogs

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…

Impact Report 2018: Choose Clean Ingredients

  BREAK [caption="Conventional agriculture today", image="left"] BREAK Did you know that 24 billion tons of fertile soil are lost each year due to intensive farming[1]? That 5.6 billion pounds of pesticides are used worldwide for the food we eat[2]? And that 50 million people in the United States o…

Impact Report 2018: Invest In Farmers

  Did you know that being a Fair-Trade certified company is much more than just paying farmers a living wage? It also provides additional funding to be invested in their communities. This is called a Fair Trade Premium. By definition, the premium is a sum of money paid to the cooperative on top of …

Impact Report 2018: Eliminate Waste

  Who doesn’t love Alter Eco truffles? Not only are they delicious, with 6 different flavors, but they are also made of clean, minimal and fair trade ingredients! It just made sense for us that such a unique treat should have its own unique wrapper. This is why we have engineered the first ever com…

50 Awesome Best Friend Gifts for Valentine’s Day

You can’t buy happiness but you can buy chocolate, and that’s almost the same thing when it comes to truffles. These organic Ecuadorian chocolates are filled with melt-in-your-mouth Malabar coconut cream—in Sea Salt, Salted Caramel, Silk Velvet, Mint Créme, and Classic Dark, a chocolate-lover’s drea…
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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 58 employees.

  • Who are Alter Eco competitors?

    Competitors of Alter Eco include Tony's Chocolonely, ezCater and Thomas Franks.

  • 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.