Alter Eco, Organic Chocolate, Dark Mint, 2.82 oz (80 g)
By Alter Eco73 Reviews
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0.24 lbs (0.11 kg)
- Product Code: LTE-01009
- UPC Code: 817670010099
- Package Quantity: 2.82 oz (80 g)
- Dimensions: 0.4 x 3.2 x 6.3 in, 0.2 lbs (0.09 kg)
- Important Note:
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This item is heat sensitive. It is only available for purchase between October 1st and June 14th. We temporarily discontinue the item during the summer months, from June 15th - September 30th, because it might melt or spoil during transit.
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- Organically Grown
- Fairly Traded
- 60% Cocoa
- Cool Crispy Mint
- Bold and Brisk
- 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**, peppermint crunch (cane sugar**, peppermint essence*, cocoa powder**), vanilla**.
*Organic **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||14 g||22%|
|Saturated Fat||9 g||43%|
|Trans Fat||0 g|
|Total Carbohydrate||23 g||8%|
|Dietary Fiber||3 g||12%|
|*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.|
iHerb Customer Reviews
Very smooth, with minty crunchies. I gave only 4 stars for two reasons. First, my personal preference is for the "uncrunchy" kind of mint chocolate, although that isn't Alter Eco's fault, and for the others who shared this with me, it was delightful. Second, at not even 3 oz, it is small for the price, and I don't really think the fair trade part justifies it. but maybe I am spoiled.
Response to previous review: Yes, over $3 for an 80g bar of chocolate can seem expensive to those that eat cheap chocolate, but this is quality organic and fair trade chocolate... totally worth it! This is a delicious chocolate bar that you need to buy at least 5 at a time in case your family gobbles it all at once! ;) It has a beautiful flavour, but beware it is also very moreish... mmm. It is an excellent price, too, considering I was paying close to $5 for the exact same bar from local retailers... food is just much more expensive in Australia. :(