Alter Eco, Organic Chocolate, Dark Blackout, 2.82 oz (80 g)
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- Organically Grown
- Fairly Traded
- 85% Cocoa
- Bittersweet Cocoa
- Deep Fruity Intensity
- 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*, cocoa butter*, raw cane sugar*, vanilla*
*Organic and fair trade Cocoa: 85% 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||190|
|Total Fat||21 g||33%|
|Saturated Fat||13 g||65%|
|Trans Fat||0 g|
|Total Carbohydrate||14 g||5%|
|Dietary Fiber||5 g||19%|
|*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.|
Alter Eco made a huge mistake by changing the Dark Blackout bar by adding vanilla and by making it thinner than the original version. The vanilla detracts from the full bodied flavor of the original version, and the new version bar is much thinner at 2.82 ounces vs the original bar at 3.5 ounces. The new thinner bar lacks the nice feeling of sinking into the chocolate that the thicker original bar had at 3.5 ounces. Alter Eco needs to bring back the original formula and thickness. In the mean time, the new version is better than the other 85% or higher organic chocolate currently available
I purchased this product because I enjoy very dark chocolate bars (80% or more cocoa content). I really like these bars. The taste is strong with subtle notes of vanilla. I can also tell that this chocolate is sourced from different cocoa trees than mass produced chocolates as there is quite a bit more complexity in the taste. A little bit of chocolate goes a long way. I also appreciate that the company, Alter Eco, seems committed to purchasing from smaller cocoa plantations. That said, this chocolate is not for everyone. If you enjoy a very sweet tasting chocolate like Dove Bars or milk chocolate, this bar will probably be much too bitter for you. However, if you like extreme dark chocolates with high cocoa content as I do, I think this is one of the best! I will purchase often.
Posted by 5275725346924338501 on Jun 13, 2016
Buen chocolate, sabor intenso.
Delicious dark chocolate !
Posted by 5268887598244641215 on Jun 02, 2016
Best 85% I've ever had. Look no further to satisfy your chocolate craving while getting a hefty dose of antioxidants. If you're a fan of dark chocolate I highly recommend you to check it out. O / /( . ) _II_
Posted by SunflowerKSA on Dec 30, 2015
Love it! I love very dark chocolate, and this did not disappoint!
Posted by 5629677447613129876 on Dec 15, 2015
it is of great taste and smell . good that i bought more than one. love it.
Authentic but slightly bitter for my taste
Posted by 5378201473882705291 on Dec 06, 2015
I ordered this chocolate because I had read that it was authentic and organic. I had never tried 85% cocoa prior to this so I found it a bit bitter. Don't get me wrong , I really liked it, but it was more bitter than my previous experiences. I love dark chocolate but I had never tried more than 77% hence found this one to be more strong which is obvious.