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Alter Eco To Showcase Plant-Based Superdark Truffles at Expo West

SAN FRANCISCO– Alter Eco, a chocolate-centric, sustainability-directed food company that takes healthy indulgence to an entirely new level, will be showcasing its new plant-based Superdark Truffles at 2019 Natural Products Expo West. Featuring premium ingredients like silky-smooth 80 percent Swiss-made cocoa and nourishing coconut oil, new Superdark Truffles expand Alter Eco’s popular line of fair trade, organic truffles by bringing a decadent, vegan option to the chocolate aisle. Expo West attendees are invited to visit Alter Eco booth’s #2340 for samples and more information.

With just six simple ingredients, the new Superdark Truffles expand Alter Eco’s successful line of bite-sized truffles and make them even more accessible to consumers. Boasting just three grams of sugar per truffle, they are the perfect low-sugar, low-carb treat packed with powerful antioxidants found naturally in super dark 80 percent cocoa. They are also keto and paleo-friendly with nothing artificial, no soy ingredients, no refined sugars and no gluten for a guilt-free treat crafted with premium ingredients for conscious consumers.

Superdark Truffles

Superdark Truffles are only 3 g of sugar per truffle. These irresistibly creamy, plant-based truffles boast 80 percent cocoa for a deeply fruity bite and satisfyingly smooth finish. Nourishing coconut oil unites with fair trade, organic chocolate for a decadent treat with a bold edge.

“With an increasing number of consumers opting for plant-based products and options lower in sugar, we knew it was time to offer health conscious consumers a vegan treat that tastes indulgent,” said Mike Forbes, CEO of Alter Eco. “Our new 80 percent Superdark Truffles are an innovative extension of our best-selling truffle portfolio and wildly popular Deepest Dark Super Blackout Bar, and we’re excited to introduce Expo West attendees to the new innovation.”

Alter Eco will also be showcasing its new Double Chocolate Coconut Clusters and Superdark Crisp Mint Bar at Expo West. These treats boast 85-90 percent cocoa and are uniquely crafted with high-quality ingredients like fruity cacao beans and nourishing coconut oil.

Double Chocolate Coconut Clusters

With 4 g of sugar, munch guilt-free on 85 percent cocoa coconut clusters featuring antioxidant-filled dark chocolate and crispy coconut flakes. Keto and paleo friendly!

Superdark Crisp Mint Bar

This cool, dark bar with 6 g of sugar offers a creamy bite and bold mint flavor with flavanol-packed, malty 90 percent cocoa for an intensely delicious bite. Keto and paleo friendly!

The new Superdark truffles, clusters and bar join Alter Eco’s existing portfolio of decadent dark chocolate confections and snacks, and are all USDA Certified Organic, Fair Trade Certified, Carbon Neutral Certified, Non-GMO Project Verified, Certified Gluten-Free, vegan and paleo-friendly.

Alter Eco’s new Superdark Truffles will be available in May 2019 online and in Fairway, NGVC, NCG and INFRA with additional retail availability to follow. Superdark Truffles will be sold in 10-count and single varieties for $7.99 and $0.89, Double Chocolate Coconut Clusters for $4.79/3.2-oz. pouch and Superdark Crisp Mint for $3.99/2.65-oz. bar. Alter Eco products are available nationwide at major natural food retailers and grocery stores, including Whole Foods Market, Wegman’s, Sprouts, Kroger and Publix. For more information about the brand’s enlightened indulgences, please visit www.alterecofoods.com.

About Alter Eco

Alter Eco is a chocolate-centric, sustainability-directed food company that takes healthy indulgence to an entirely new level. All Alter Eco products are USDA Certified Organic, Fair Trade Certified, Carbon Neutral Certified, Non-GMO Project Verified and Certified Gluten-Free (excluding Dark Salt & Malt). Recognized as a top certified Benefit Corporation and one of the first registered Public Benefit Corporations, 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 carbon emissions by means of large-scale reforestation programs in the cooperatives that produce its crops. These principals are entwined with Alter Eco’s commitment to the highest quality ingredients and taste in all of its products. More information is available at alterecofoods.com. Follow Alter Eco via Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest and Instagram.

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