Wednesday, September 19, 2012

News from The Distillery at the Summit

Timothy packaging Sandalwood powder. 
The Sandalwood Essential Oil Distillation Unit.

The Summit’s steam distillation plant has been fully operational since it’s commissioning in March 2012 with distillation of sandalwood being the primary product for it’s use. The steam distillation unit can produce up to a litre of pure sandalwood oil per batch. The Summit’s hardworking team distils pure Vanuatu sandalwood heart, locally known as Natora. In each batch, 260 litres of sandalwood hydrosol is collected which is used in the Manufacturing Division for products such as handmade soaps and body mists. Read more