Hawaiian Macadamia - considered the world's richest, most elegant nut.
Our Hawaiian macadamias are the best - bigger than most you'll find - more
than 90% whole nuts.
trees grow best in the fertile volcanic soil in Hawaii. The trees
take years to mature and the harvest is relatively small. The supply
of trees is small, only 35,000 acres are harvested during each nine month
buttery macadamias from Hawaii truly are elegant. Expertly roasted
and lightly salted, they have a rich, creamy texture and milk flavor that
often defies description. Ironically, the outer shells that
originally protected these precious nuts are so hard it takes over 300
lbs. of pressure to crack one.
Gift Pack - 1 pound
Item #VT11825 - $23.99
Item #VT11070 - $19.99 per pound
MACADAMIA FACTS: Macadamias are the creme de la creme among
nut connoisseurs and prized by cooks for the creamy texture and exotic,
buttery taste they add to recipes. But, contrary to conventional
wisdom, something that tastes good can also be good for you.
tasty, upscale nut contains no cholesterol and is low in sodium and
saturated fats. Over 80 percent of the fatty acids in macadamias are
monounsaturated. That's more monounsaturates than those found in
olive oil! Monounsaturated fat (often called good fat) has been
shown to lower blood cholesterol, possibly having a cleansing effect on
the arteries and reducing the risk of heart disease.