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Our bird nest houses are located in the heart of Kalimantan island. Surrounded by rainforest and streams, this remote area provides ideal habitat for birds Collocalia fuchipaga and Aerodramus fuciphagus. Birds that live in this natural environment produce raw, natural nests that contain higher nutritional value.

SUSTAINABLE HARVESTING

WALETA conducts selected bird nests to be harvested for raw material collection.

Day 1

Birds start making nest.

45 days

Day 45

Nest is ready and birds lay 2 eggs (1-week interval between egg 1 and egg 2).

30 days

Day 75

First egg hatch to baby bird 1.

7 days

Day 82

Second egg hatch to baby bird 2.

30 days

Day 105

Fully-grown birds learn to fly and leave their nest.

15 days

Day 106-130

Birds fully leave nest and find their own place (can be in the same house). This is also mating period.

After being harvested, bird nests are transferred to our factory in Salatiga to be processed according to the strict Food Safety Standard requirement.

UNLOADING OF RAW PRODUCT

Raw materials are transferred from the bird nest house to the factory.

RAW MATERIAL RECEIVING & CHECKING

Receiving and checking of raw material physically.

RAW MATERIAL GRADING

The grading process of raw bird nests into form, feather contain and color

REVERSE OSMOSIS WASHING

The cleansing process of bird nests with runny water to take away all dirts and particles stick within.

FEATHER PICKING

The manual feather-picking process is manual. It takes months to train our employee to master this tedious skill. Once mastering this technique the employee will be able clean the nest with minimal damage to the cup, making it ready for drying process and reforming into its original form.

LABORATORY CHECKING

The lab-checking process to ensure the products meet the nitrite requirement by China government (less than 30ppm).

HEAT TREATMENT

The heat treatment for edible bird’s nests ready for packing to ensure omission of bacteria and virus.

PACKING

The packing process of edible bird’s nest according to buyer’s demand.

Our Products :

Jumbo

The height of the curve is >4.7 cm.

Super

The height of the curve is 4.3 cm – 4.6 cm.

Premium

The height of the curve is 3.8 cm – 4.2 cm.

Standard

The height of the curve is 3 cm – 3.7 cm.

Oval

Oval has shallow angle, size: medium to large.

Triangle

Triangle has small base as it is harvested from the corner in a bird nest house.

Flat

The by products: Hard edges, small broken pieces, and mess.