Taste of EcuadorAlter Eco chocolate is a delicious indulgence that makes an extra-ordinary journey. Plucked from organic trees near the Ecuadorian coast, the cacao beans are fermented, dried and brought to Switzerland, where they are meticulously roasted and conched into some of the world's finest cocoa products. Alter Eco's 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 FieldAs committed food activists, Alter Eco travels far and wide to bring you the world's most exotic, delicious, and sustainable foods. The stories from Alter Ecos' 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.