Colombia, Argentina, Canada and the United States are reportedly interested in buying sacha inchi capsules produced in Peru, according to Agroindustrias Blamac sales manager Javier Cortazar.
According to a Blamac press release, sacha inchi has much more Omega 3 than other products like Omega 3 anchovy oil and it is a vegetable alternative for consumers.
“Anchovy oil comes from fishes, who also come from polluted seas; anchovy oil contains cholesterol, and require many chemical processes. In turn, Blamac Sacha Inchi is a vegetable, 100% cholesterol free and contains 48% of Omega3, which is more than anchovy oil," said Cortazar.
He added that they are seeking to consolidate Blamac’s sales overseas, because at present only 10% of sacha inchi capsules are marketed abroad.
Sacha Inchi is a plant from the Peruvian Amazon Rainforest, and these capsules are currently on sale at Wong and Metro Supermarkets.
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