Tag: nut storage

Facts about Peanuts

Facts about Peanuts

Facts about Peanuts By Florencia Tagliavini, The NutraMilk Nutritionist Peanuts are in fact not nuts. Botanically they are considered legumes, however, their nutritional properties are similar to tree nuts. They come in many varieties, but the most common are the Virginia, Spanish and Valencia. They […]

Living a Low Waste Life with Abby from Abby’s Food Court

Living a Low Waste Life with Abby from Abby’s Food Court

Living a Low Waste Life with Abby from Abby’s Food Court Sustainability is a phrase swirling around the health and wellness community and although sustainability has been around for decades, it is now becoming a crucial element in the almost every industry including health, wellness […]

Facts about Hazelnuts

Facts about Hazelnuts

Facts about Hazelnuts Geographic Source One of the oldest agricultural crops, hazelnuts are believed to have originated in Asia and then moved into Europe. Today, the principal hazelnut producing countries are Turkey, Italy, Spain and the U.S.A. Nutrition & Health Like most nuts, hazelnuts are […]

Facts about Macadamias

Facts about Macadamias

Facts About Macadamia Nuts History/Geographic Fact This tree nut is native to the Australian rainforest and named for the Scottish-born chemist who first cultivated it, John McAdam. In 1882, the macadamia was introduced to Hawaii, now the world’s largest exporter. Macadamia’s are some of the most […]

Facts About Brazil Nuts

Facts About Brazil Nuts

Facts About Brazil Nuts Interesting Fact Brazil nuts are botanically not nuts, but are in fact seeds from the Brazil nut tree, one of the largest trees growing upward 200 feet found in the Amazon. Geographic Source They are native to South America and surprisingly the […]

Facts about Pecans

Facts about Pecans

Interesting Facts The Pecan tree is the only tree nut native to North America. Up to 80% of pecans are produced in the United States. Pecan trees can bear fruits for more than 300 years. Nutrition & Health Like most nuts, pecans are naturally cholesterol free, […]