Organic Sacha Inchi Powder
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Our organic sacha inchi powder is rich in protein, fiber, and heart healthy fats. They also contain several essential micronutrients and antioxidants.
Sacha inchi powder is rich in plant-based omega-3 fatty acids and protein, it is a common addition to vegetarian and vegan diets.
What are Sacha Inchi Nuts?
- Plukenetia volubilis, or sacha inchi, is a perennial plant native to certain parts of South America and the Caribbean. It produces a fruit that's cultivated for its large, edible seeds.
- Because it was traditionally consumed by indigenous groups in Peru, it's sometimes referred to as mountain peanut or Inca nut.
- Although the fruit itself is not commonly consumed, the seeds are roasted and eaten. They're also ground into a fine powder and added to food products. Plus, the oil is extracted from the seeds and used in cooking or skin care products.
- Sacha inchi fruit pods are star shaped and are bright green.
- Nothing beats vacuum sealing for freshness.
- Store below 15°C and < 65% humidity.
- Store in the dark as light degrades flavors.
- Mason jars make great storage containers.
- Can be frozen to prolong shelf life.