Our bird's nests are sourced from Adipurna, the largest bird's nest producer globally. Farms span across the Indonesian archipelago and concentrated in Java Island, Sumatra and Borneo.
We chose our partner farms based on a number of reasons, firstly their bird's nest houses are located near pristine rain forests which provides for ample food supply for the resident Swiftlets, and deliberately located away from polluted areas which ensures a higher degree of purity in the nests harvested.
Secondly, the bird's nests are frequently tested for nitrite throughout the farming network and levels are far below (<30 ppm) the WHO benchmark safe levels (200 ppm). Through research, it is not uncommon to see unverified sources of bird's nest containing as much as 400 ppm.
Lastly, our partner farms all adopt a sustainable practice of nest harvesting where only nests of birds whose young-lings have left the nests are harvested.
All bird's nest, dry or bottled are harvested from our partner farms.
The processing of our bird's nests occur in Indonesia; bird's nests harvest find its way into one of two central processing processing facilities. Our processing facilities adhere strictly to a 100% natural dry-pick methodology; a manual, man-hour intensive and thus expensive process, but ultimately the best methodology from a product quality standpoint.
The bird's nest industry is fraught with players who employ the usage of bleach or glue to speed up the cleaning process or to meld nests together to achieve a fully appearance. Such practices adversely affect the quality of product and present a health-risk to consumers.
Cooking & Bottling
Our ready-to-drink bird's nests are cooked and bottled in facilities in Singapore adhering to strict ISO22000:2005 and HACCP standards. ISO22000 sets out the requirements and certification for food safety management systems; our facility is required to demonstrate the ability to control food safety hazards in order to ensure the foods are safe for consumption. We commit strictly to the overarching guidelines and management systems to ensure our products are safe.
We use only 100% natural ingredients in the formulation of our bird's nest products; a commitment we made to bring a healthier choice to market.