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Walnuts

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General Info

Walnut trees belong to the Juglans regia L. family. These trees can live up to 100 years old and 30 metres tall. They have a huge, straight trunk with ash-coloured bark. Walnut trees prefer to grown on hilly ground and do not like a dry climate. Walnut trees are grown throughout the world. The main growing countries are: United States of America (California), Italy (Campania) Chile and France.

Health Benefits

Walnuts contain good cholesterol, useful in fghting free radicals. The fatty acids that compose them are efcient in reducing cholesterol levels. Walnuts are considered an important antioxidant thanks to their vitamin E content. They help to prevent aging, some types of cancer and cardiovascular disorders. They supply a considerable amount of vitamin B1 and B6 that help muscles and the brain work better and also minerals such as copper, zinc, potassium, magnesium and phosphorus.

Varieties

  • Noce di Sorrento, Malizia (Italy)
  • Hartley, Chandler, Howard, Serr e California Type (California)
  • Noix de Grenoble, Noix du Perigord, Lara (France)
  • Chandler, Franquette, Serr, California type (Chile)

Available:

AVAILABLE : IN SHELL, SHELLED, HALVES, PIECES, COATED (CHOCOLATE, SUGAR, HONEY), SPICED, CHOPPED, FLOUR, PASTE.

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