Ao mercado municipal de Pelotas, caminhando pelas suas esquinas vazias de domingo, tive um encontro que mudou micha visita dessa cidade do Rio Grande do Sul. Descubri a loja Imperatriz, melhor promodora dos Doces de Pelotas. Uma mixtura da tradição portuguesa e da influença afro-descendente dos escravos llegado em masa no Sul do Brasil. Ja conheci os doces deliciosos do Portugal, aquelas delicias com gema por exemplo. Lire la suite

ALTER ECO’s Business Model that Makes all Food-chain Intermediates Happy

Alter Eco USA Marketing Manager Mr. Antoine Ambert was interviewed by Sur la Route du Patrimoine Project, San Francisco, USA, May 2013.

About Alter Eco

Alter Eco USA is a pioneer social company engaged to fight for social and economic justice in the food supply chain. It employs about 12 collaborators. Alter Eco was first founded in France by Mr. Tristan Leconte, fond of travels and good food, who tried first to trade fairly the Roibos from South Africa.. As an alternative trading organization, they specialize in the import and distribution of Fair Trade products while directly benefiting farming communities in the Global South. Alter Eco offers only 100% fair trade, organic, non-GMO products and Carbon Zero certified. Alter Eco food offer includes the ancient super grain Royal Quinoa from the Bolivian Andes, Heirloom Jasmine Rice from Northern and Eastern Thailand, Latin America-grown and Swiss-made dark chocolate bars, and unrefined ground Mascobado cane sugar from the Philippines. Lire la suite