NATHAN ORGANIC PRODUCTS
Sacha inchi seeds look like nuts, but they are actually a seed. Our company, Nathan Trading Company Limited, organically and naturally cultivates Sacha Inchi seeds (nuts) in the highlands of Northern Thailand, Northern Laos and Southern Laos, and processes them into finished products at our GMP-HACCP certified factory, Nathan Inca Factory, in Ubon Ratchathani, Thailand. Our finished products include organic roasted Sacha Inchi nuts (seeds); extra-virgin, cold-pressed organic Sacha Inchi oil; organic Sacha Inchi protein powder; and organic Sacha Inchi oil softgels. Our company donates proceeds from our Sacha Inchi business to Mercy Foundation for the support of charitable schools, colleges, community development projects, and leadership training of local peoples in Thailand and Laos.
Mercy Foundation is a Thai-government recoginzed and certified, tax-exempt charitable organization, operating for the social, humanitarian and development benefits of the society.
SACHA INCHI SEEDS/NUTS
Sacha inchi, scientifically known as Plukenetia volubilis, is a perennial oilseed vine belonging to the Euphorbiaceae family, native to the rainforests of South America. Sacha Inhci seeds contain 25–27% protein and 41–54% oil, which consists of approximately 90% unsaturated fatty acids--oleic, linoleic, linolenic--and is rich in vitamins E and A. Sacha Inchi oil has great potential economic value in cosmetic, pharma-ceutical, and food industries. Additionally, its oil is a promising resource for biofuel production and its shells can be used to synthesize a silver nanocatalyst. The commerical cultivation of Sacha Inchi seeds, also commonly called Sacha inchi nuts, and the processing of Sacha Inchi seeds (nuts) began about six years ago. Now, Sacha Inchi is grown across Thailand, Laos and Myanmar and partially Cambodia and Vietnam. Our company carries 4 products made from Sacha Inchi seeds: organic roasted Sacha Inchi nuts (seeds); extra-virgin, cold-pressed organic Sacha Inchi oil; organic Sacha Inchi protein powder; and organic Sacha Inchi oil softgels.
ORGANIC RAW SACHA INCHI SEEDS/NUTS
Sacha inchi seeds are unpalatable and inedible in their raw state, containing a substance which gives them a bitter taste. They need to be heat dried or roasted before consuming as a whole seed. Our company sells raw Sacha Inch seeds that need to be futher processed for them to be edible.
ORGANIC ROASTED SACHA INCHI SEEDS/NUTS
Raw Sacha Inchi seeds are delicately roasted into edible finished product, both salted and non-salted. Tannin, a biter substance, is eliminated in the process and thus roasted seeds, also referred as roasted nuts, are edible as snacks or further used for other food applications. All seeds are processed at our only manufacturing plant (Nathan Inca Factory) in Ubon Ratchathani, Thailand. Our factory is certified GMP and certified HACCP by SGS, certified USDA-NOP organic, EU organic and JAS organic by OneCert International, as well as Korean organic by DCOK. Additionally, our factory is certified by HALAL. All Sacha Inchi products processed Nathan Inca Factory are certified as well.
ORGANIC SACHA INCHI OIL, EXTRA-VIRGIN, COLD-PRESSED
Sacha Inchi seeds contain nutritional composition of rich in Omega fatty acids, complete protein, and high Vitamins A & E. Our Sacha Inchi oil, cold-pressed from our certified, organic seeds, can be used in cosmetic applications, hair treatment, functional food ingredient, food oil, and dietary/health supplement..
Sacha inchi oil is also very pleasant in flavor and doesn’t have the bitter aftertaste that of the flaxseed and fish oils. Our research shows 10 major health benefits of Sacha Inchi oil: lowering the risk of diabetes, promoting brain function and cognitive development, prevent and reducing high blood pressure, reducing risk of stroke and heart disease, decreasing pain and inflammation throughout body, preventing cancer, preventing and reversing depression and other emotional and mental health challenges, developing eye vision, treating rheumatoid arthritis, and treating side effects of chemotherapy.
ORGANIC SACHA INCHI POWDER
A study published in the Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry in 2002 found that Sacha Inchi powder is unusually high in tryptophan, an amino acid essential to the production of serotonin, a nervous system chemical involved in regulating appetite.
Some of the health benefits of Sacha Inchi protein powder are lowering bad cholesteroal level, improving well-being, promoting weight loss, supporting mental health, helping with deabetes, improving joint health and enhancing healthy skin and hair.
ORGANIC SACHA INCHI OIL SOFTGEL CAPSULES
Our Sacha Inchi oil sofgel capsules contain 100% extra-vrigin, cold-pressed, Sacha Inchi oil, made from our seeds from our certified, organic farms. Each capsule comes with very high content of Omega 3, 6 and 9, vitamins A & E, and essential amino acids.