Kahai's Green Ingredient Award, London 2017


Silver: Kahai - Cacay Oil

This sustainability award, given at one of the world leading cosmetic ingredients fairs, is delivered to companies tha develop raw materials or ingredients that generate a high social and environmental impact.

The decision was made thanks to the high impact that the company generates when promoting the cultivation of Cacay as an alternative of reforestation, ilicit crops substitution and economic development for the postconflict in Colombia's Amazon Region. There are already more than 500 peasant and indigenous families who have benefited from this productive chain in departments of Meta, guaviare, Caquetá, Putumayo and Vaupés.

This award is recognition of the sustainable development generated by the company and will serve to enhance the impact of this new industry as a peace alternative for Colombia.

Kahai's CBI Innovation Award, Paris 2013


For its high degree of innovation and strong focus towards sustainability, the company has earned several awards and acknowledgements.

  • "Best Research Work" for developing the oil as a cosmetic ingredient in the Pharma Cosmetics Congress in Cartagena, 2010.

  • Winners in 2011 of the “Ventures Contest”, organized by Mckinsey and “Dinero” magazine, as "Best Business Plan" and "Major Employment Generation Potential".

  • EPM Award for Sustainability, 2011.

First place in SABMiller’s entrepreneurship contest in 2011, among more than 8.000 companies nationwide.


Kahai's EPM Award for Sustainability, Bogota 2011

Ventures 2011 First Place

Ventures Exposition Part 1

Ventures Exposition Part 2