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Sacha Inchi

-Plukenetia Volubilis-

Sacha inchi is a vine that reaches 2 meters high, produces almonds permanently throughout the year.


Its seed has wide potential in the food, nutraceutical and cosmetic market, as it has high protein content, and its oil is rich in Omega 3, 6 and 9 and antioxidants.

Its main products are Sacha Inchi Nut and Sacha Inchi Oil

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Sacha Inchi Nut

Food use

The sacha inchi nut is an excellent source of unsaturated fatty acids (90% of its total fatty acids). And, it is high in Omegas:


- Omega 3: 45% - Omega 6: 35% - Omega 9: 9%


It also stands out for its excellent nutritional component:


  • Vegetable protein 33%

  • 18 to 20 essential amino acids.

  • Antioxidants such as Vitamin E.

  • Fiber

  • Potassium , calcium, magnesium.



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Sacha Inchi

Sacha Inchi Oil

Food use

In the culinary sector, sacha inchi oil can be used as a dressing or consumed directly to take advantage of its properties 100%.


  • Strengthens the immune system

  • Natural antioxidant

  • Regulates blood pressure

  • Anti-inflammatory effect

Cosmetic use

Omega plays a fundamental role in our skin and hair, as it is a powerful moisturizer. In addition, it acts as an antioxidant and repairer.


  • Skin repair.

  • Hydration.

  • Natural anti-inflammatory.

  • Prevents premature aging.

  • Protects from UVA rays.

  • Prevents hair loss.




South of Cordoba, Colombia


This sustainable agro-industrial project is being built by a community of producers located in the south of Córdoba, an area historically affected by the violence generated by drug trafficking.

In total, 92 peasant families, most of whom are engaged in agricultural and livestock activities on their land, are involved in the planting, transformation and marketing processes of Sacha Inchi. They are mostly people between 40 and 65 years old.

The south of Córdoba includes the municipalities of Montelíbano, San José de Uré and Puerto Libertador (Colombia).

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Cooperativa Sacha San Jorge


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