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Sacha Inchi


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SACHA INCHI
Plukenetia volubilis

Harmonized System Code:
Oil: 1515.90
Nut: 2008.19
Sacha Inchi has been cultivated for over 3000 years in the Amazon rainforest. The seeds of this plant are rich in protein, Omega 3, vitamin E, vitamin A and fiber. The oil is also available, it has a similar flavor to olive oil, just slightly lighter and nuttier.


HEALTH BENEFITS:


  • Lowers LDL cholesterol (bad cholesterol) and raises HDL cholesterol (good cholesterol).
  • Helps control glucose levels.
  • Improves vision and maintains eye health.

SOME USES:


  • Dressing for salads.
  • As ingredient for savory dishes.
  • Cosmetic use (skin care).

SPECIFICATIONS:


Oil

Nut

Moisture <0.5% Max 4%
Description Extra virgin, cold pressed, oil. Seed bulging in the center and crushed to the edges, rough and oval
Color Golden yellow Light brown
Odor Characteristic Characteristic
Taste Nuttier Characteristic

MICROBIOLOGICAL CHARACTERISTICS:


Oil

Nut

Mesophilic A. <1,000 cfu/g
Mold <10 cfu/g <10 cfu/g
Yeast <10 cfu/g <10 cfu/g
E. Coli <10 mpn/g Absent
Salmonella Absent Absent

OIL QUALITY PARAMETERS:


Composition

Value

Free fatty acid

<1.0%

Peroxide value mEq/Kg

<10.0

Iodine value

<176

Insaponifiable matter

<1%

PACKAGING:


Oil

Nut

250 ml glass bottles

20 kg cardboard box

25 L bucket

PROCESSING FLOWCHART:

Sacha Inchi oil:



Sacha Inchi nut:



STORAGE CONDITIONS:

Sealed container, dry environment away from direct light and heat.


SHELF LIFE:

18 months from manufacturing date.


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Calle Victoriano Castillo Velarde N° 125 Of. 201
Urbanización Los Jazmines
Miraflores, Lima – Perú

Call Us:
+511 717 5116
+511 717 5117

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