Mascobado sugar symbolizes the plight of marginalized sugarcane producers of Negros. It is the most widely known organic whole cane sugar in the Philippines. It is one of the major ingredients of Mascao, the finest Fair Trade Chocolate in Europe.
The shift from conventional to organic sugarcane production and the eventual Oganic Certification in 1995 allowed Alter Trade to expand the Mascobado markets in Europe, Asia and the US. Altertrade undergoes yearly inspection and certification by the Institute of Marketecology (IMO) and the Fairtrade Labelling Organization (FLO) according to international organic agriculture (Naturland, Bio Suisse, EU Reg. and USDA-NOP) and Fair Trade standards.
Balangon Banana characterizes the "people to people" relationship between Negros balangon growers and Consumers Cooperatives in Japan and Korea.
theBOX is a package of products that embodies the relationship between producers and consumers sustained by mutual care, trust and respect.
Bio-Organic eXchange, is a package of fresh farm and processed products that are healthy, nutritious, traceable and organic, produced by SAVe (Sustainable Agro-ecological Villages) communities and smallholder producers delivered to consumers. It is a breakthrough innovation symbolizing solidarity relations between the producers and consumers seeking to empower both producers and consumers toward forming a community of people united by common issues of food safety, security, sustainable production and care for the environment. theBOX is a vehicle to promote consumption of locally produced foods and aims to restore the local food values and family based eating habits among the Filipino households.