Harvesting & Processing
Black-nest swiftlets live in natural caves, hence the nests contain more impurities which must be removed by manual processes. These bird’s nests are called Cave Bird’s Nest.
Due to the natural environment, these bird’s nest contain high content of impurities and feathers.
After the bird’s nest is soaked, remove the feathers and impurities to ensure the cleanliness of the bird’s nest.
After the solidification of the bird’s nest, it placed in constant temperature for drying and sterilization under strict health standards to retain the nutritional composition of bird’s nest.
After the bird’s nest is cleaned, it will be moulded into a bird’s nest cake.
White-nest swiftlets mostly live in man-made houses and some in natural caves. After cleaning, these bird’s nests are able to remain intact in shape. These are called Imperial Bird’s Nest, which can be further classified as Longya Imperial Bird’s Nest and Golden Bird’s Nest.
Via manual picking, since the environment is relatively clean,the content of impurities and feathers of the bird’s nest is relatively low.
Dry manual cleaning by skilled worker to ensure the cleanliness of the bird’s nest.
The cleaned bird’s nest is put through infrared oven to dry and sterilize using high technology.
After the natural cooling of the bird’s nest, it will be sorted in accordance with the specifications for classification.