versatile. Try our natural Walnuts in brownies or with Pears.
Gift Pack - 2 pounds
Item #VT09031 - $13.99
Item #VT09030 - $5.49 per pound
Walnut trees provide find wood for furniture of veneers, produce edible
nuts, and serve as ornamental shade plantings. The most common, the
English Walnut, is produced commercially primarily in California and
Oregon. The fruit is a drupelike nut, with an outer leathery
husk and an inner hard and furrowed stone, or nut.
California walnuts are rich in food
value. They are a good source of several vitamins including thiamin,
vitamin B6, and folacin. In addition, they are a good source of the
minerals iron, zinc, copper, magnesium, phosphorous, and potassium.
Walnuts are high in fiber, low in sodium,
and contain about 14.1 grams of protein per 100 grams. Walnuts can
easily be combined with other ingredients to yield a complete protein
quotient. Walnuts contain no cholesterol and are high in unsaturated
fats. Walnuts contain 70% polyunsaturated fatty acids, 18%
monounsaturated and only 12% saturated.