About Santanol

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The Santanol Group is a world leader in the production and supply of pure, natural, ethical and sustainable Australian grown Santalum album (Indian sandalwood) oil and products.

Santanol uses sustainable management practices guided by a highly advanced scientific program to produce the highest quality products for its customers.

Santanol has been growing pure sandalwood in the Kimberley region of Western Australia since the plantation industry’s inception in the late 1990s transforming a desert area into a forest. 

The Santanol difference:

  • We own and manage the entire process from seed propagation to distillation and commercialisation of the oil worldwide.
  • All our oil and wood products are traceable – all the way back to the seeds we plant.
  • Our mixed age plantations – from recently planted to ready for harvest – ensure we have a continuous reliable supply of products, now and in the future.

Santanol also runs a controlled global sourcing initiative to secure high quality sandalwood worldwide. The wood, carefully contracted with legally approved government certificate of origin, is then processed in our own facilities in Australia allowing Santanol to guarantee ethical, sustainable and reliable quality oil supply.

Global leading private equity company KKR is the majority shareholder of Santanol since 2013.  Santanol is featured in KKR’s Responsible Investment video below.

Santanol is also proud to be part of the KKR Green Solutions Platform as part of its commitment to environmental sustainability. Click here to view Santanol’s progress and results and to learn more about KKR’s GSP, click here.