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Sacha Inchi Oil from Farm to Bottle

Udon Thani, Thailand

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  • Sacha Inchi Oil

    Sacha Inchi Oil is produced by cold-pressing Sacha Inchi seeds and then filtering the oil. No other processes are used. The Oil is 92% Omega 3,6 and 9.

Our Sacha Inchi fruit is grown in Northern Thailand. This story describes the process that takes the fruit from the Farm to the oil in the bottle.

  • I

    Sacha Inchi Plantations

    Sacha Inchi is a woody vine that grows up to about 1700 meters above sea level. The vine is trained along wires like grapes are to allow for easy picking of the fruit.

    Sacha Inchi Plantation

    Sacha Inchi Plantation

    Udon Thani, Thailand

    • Sacha Inchi vine trained along a stainless steel wire for easy access to the fruit
    • Here the flowers of the Sacha Inchi vine are also prominent
    • Our farmers learning about Organic Certification
  • II

    The Fruit Ripens ready for picking

    Sacha Inchi fruit is star shaped with between 3 and 7 points each point containing a seed. The fruit is a vibrant green color until it matures when it turns brown. When dried and brown the fruit is ready for picking.

    Sacha Inchi fruit still growing towards maturity

    Sacha Inchi fruit still growing towards maturity

    Udon Thani, Thailand

    • Mature Sacha Inchi (right of photo) fruit ready for picking
    • The very first fruit we bought from our farmers
  • III

    The removal of the outer Husk and Hull

    The outer Husk and Hull of the Sacha Inchi fruit is mechanically removed to reveal the white seed. The seed contains all of the Omega Oil and Protein.

    Sacha Inchi fruit is feed into the top of the machine, the fibrous outer husk is then removed leaving a seed in a tight dark hull, this seed is again feed through the machine and the hull is also removed leaving a white seed.

    Sacha Inchi fruit is feed into the top of the machine, the fibrous outer husk is then removed leaving a seed in a tight dark hull, this seed is again feed through the machine and the hull is also removed leaving a white seed.

    Udon Thani, Thailand

    • Dried Sacha Inchi fruit ready for removal of the outer fibrous husk
    • Sacha Inchi seeds, some with the dark hull still on, others with the hull removed.
    • Dehulled Sacha Inchi seeds being dried before expelling of the Oil
  • IV

    Expelling of the Oil

    The Sacha Inchi seeds are cold pressed via a screw press that removes the Oil and leaves a powder.

    Oil is expelled from the seeds via a screw press

    Oil is expelled from the seeds via a screw press

    Udon Thani, Thailand

  • V

    Bottling of the Oil

    The Sacha Inchi Oil is then filtered and bottled immediately for maximum freshness.

    Bottling of the Oil

    Udon Thani, Thailand

  • VI

    Ready for Export all over the world

    Sacha Inchi Oil is then boxed and ready for export all over the world.

    Ready for export

    Ready for export

    Udon Thani, Thailand

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