The seeds of Sacha Inchi were a key food in the diet of ancient Peru, it was known as "peanut of the Inca", "peanut of the mountain" or "the seed of the people". The nuts that come from the pods are also known as “Inca nuts”. Currently, it grows in the Peruvian Amazon. Various indigenous communities have used the seeds for decades due to their nutritional value. Plantations can be located in the high jungle of Peru, in regions such as Amazonas, San Martin, Huánuco, Junín and Ayacucho.
This plant offers excellent possibilities for the food industry due to its high content of proteins (close to 29%), amino acids, essential fatty acids (linolenic, linoleic and oleic known as Omega 3, 6 and 9) and vitamin E (tocopherols and tocotrienols ).
Regarding sacha inchi powder, this food is a very digestible protein, rich in iron, fiber and calcium. It contains all the essential amino acids for the development and maintenance of muscles.
There is a great opportunity in the food industry for this superfood, since thanks to the benefits provided by sacha inchi powder, it can be used as an ingredient in juices, shakes and protein food supplements for athletes.
This totally organic product can reach the place where you are, since we can export sacha inchi powder in bulk to the whole world by sea and air. In addition, you are guaranteed to acquire a certified superfood processed with high quality standards.
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Learn more about the derivatives of this food: sacha inchi oil