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Mathieu Senard transitioned from a privileged life growing up in Burgundy, France to working in orphanages and refugee camps in Cambodia. He is the CEO and co-founder of Alter-Eco Foods, a company that aims to nourish foodie, farmer and field through sustainable foods from around the world. Alter-Eco Foods is driven by a mission to transform the world through ethical relationships with small scale farmers. Mathieu obtained his MA in Communication from California State University-Long Beach and a MBA, Business Administration from Institute européen d’Administration des Affaires.
His passion for economic and social justice and food drove him and his friend to start Alter- Eco Foods. They continue to grow as a business due to the fact that they understand the basis of a fair trade and their insight on small-scale farmers who produce high quality products.
The company was recognised for its endeavours when it received the Acterra’s Business Environmental Award. This was in the category of small business for its commitment to small-scale farmers. Since then, it has always been at the forefront to ensure sustainable and fair trade practices are upheld in remote and underprivileged areas of the world. [Continue reading]