Our beloved grandfather, Poppy Sol, started this business in an open-air market. Three generations later, we’re still bringing smiles to our customers' faces.
Also known as Inca Peanuts or Inca Nuts, Sacha Inchi is touted by many as one of the best new superfoods. One of the richest sources in the world of omega fatty acids, Inca Peanuts are also loaded with protein, fiber, and antioxidants. Our Sacha Inchi is dry roasted to nutty, crunchy, perfection - truly a super food!
Grown in the Amazon Rainforest and the high Andes Mountains of Peru, Sacha Inchi has been part of the Inca diet for 3000 years. The Sacha Inchi plant, Plukenetia volubilis, is a rainforest vine, with star-shaped seed pods, meaning that Inca Peanuts are technically seeds, not nuts. However, our Sacha Inchi seeds do have a unique, mild, nutty taste that many compare to that of a dark roasted peanut with a slight woody flavor.
Sacha Inchi's benefits for health and nutrition have been widely publicized recently, especially by medical personality Dr. Oz, who lists it as his best snack for weight loss. Medical studies have shown that Sacha Inchi's high concentration and proper balance of omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids reduces the risk of heart disease, and its fats are largely monounsaturated and polyunsaturated. Finally, as a complete protein, Inca Peanuts contain every amino acid. Try lightly tossing in a little olive oil and sea salt to create a great taste!
Sacha Inchi: Our Registered Dietitian's Top Pick
Our Registered Dietitian and Health Nut likes that Sacha Inchi provide a complete sources of protein because they have all essential amino acids and a small handful (one ounce) has about 8 grams of protein. They add great crunch to salads or a perfect for swap from traditional nuts.
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Lorrie, Johnstown, PA February 10, 2011
“Umm, seriously? I placed an order on Tuesday and it arrived on Thursday? I mean, I wasn't emotionally ready for it. And then you have the audacity to email me that it was delivered! The nerve of you people. In all seriousness, I am so excited to experiment with the chia seeds and taste the Turkish figs. Yumm! I will definitely be a returning customer. ”
Gina January 28, 2011
“I have never tried sacha inchi before. The more I ate the better they got. Now I have ordered more and I will keep coming back for more. I love the selection I keep finding new things to try and I'm having way to much fun trying new things! My cubbards are full of nuts online packages. I must admit I'm addicted.”
LEVAN, MASSEWNA, NY January 25, 2011
“We received the box of nuts. We really like your packaging. The seal tops keep the nuts and the seeds really fresh.
Levan & Clara Margosian”
Paula January 25, 2011
“I am a new Nutty customer and so far, just wonderful!
Shopping with Nuts Online is really almost just like going into a real store and having a pleasant interaction with someone who cares a lot about customer service. I emailed with a question and got an answer right away. I emailed with a comment in response, and again got a response. It really is like going to a friendly store and I like that!
My wonderful products shipped and appeared instantly, which was great.
Everything is fresh and delicious. I am having a hard time rationing the crunchy cereals and the cacao and the sacha inchi, though. I could just start munching and not stop, it's all so good...!
Jn, Alexandria, VA January 24, 2011
“Wow, I ordered for the first time on Wed night and I had it delivered Fri early morning and the things I ordered were of great quality! I am so impressed with their communication, the quality of the goods and the service that I am putting them as one of my favorites to shop at. THANK YOU!”
Dennis, Conestoga, PA January 21, 2011
“WOW! Ordered yesterday, delivered today!!! Had to try the Inca Nuts (very good) and the Organic Chocolate Energy Bar (even better) as soon as they arrived.
Thank you for the extra treat included in the order.
I will definitely be a return customer!
debbie, minneola, fl December 20, 2010
“I am hooked!!!! lov u guys!! oh yea and the nuts too!!! thank u also for my gift!! I am a lifer”
Karen, Northwest, OH December 17, 2010
“Love this company! First time customer and couldn't be happier! I am especially impressed by the diversity and wide range of hard-to-find, products -- it seems like I can order anything here! ”
Paula, Rochester Hills December 16, 2010
“It's my first time ordering and I really do have to say, "WOW". The products got here soooo fast, it's almost as though they mailed them out three days before I made the actual order. Amazing considering I'm still waiting for Christmas presents I ordered in October from others. Thanks. I will return.”
Levan December 15, 2010
“Received package Tuesday. Real fast service.”
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Julie, oak park, il May 9, 2014
“Very high quality product (I bought 2 lbs. of the sacha inchi seeds); shipped quickly and with really lovely packaging. Thank you Nuts.com family!”
Serving Size 28g (~1 oz.)
(Approx. 16.2 Servings/Pound)
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|Calories From Fat||126|
Dry roasted Sacha Inchi
Packaged in the same facility as peanuts, tree nuts, wheat, soy, and milk products.
Store in a cool dry place for up to 6 months. It is ok to refrigerate.
Country of Origin: Peru
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