Product Details
Ingredients Certified organic pecans
Allergens Packaged in the same facility as milk, peanuts, sesame, soy, tree nuts
Country of Origin USA

Delicious, buttery yet rich-flavored pecans are one of the most popular edible nuts worldwide and have been part of Native American diets for centuries. Aside from being one of the best tasting nuts, pecan are also one of the healthiest, offering a rich source of nutrients, minerals, and vitamins essential for good health.

Health Benefits

Raw Pecans are powerful little nuts that come packed with big health benefits. Research indicates including organic pecan nuts in your diet provides a range of health benefits including:

  • Cardiovascular health thanks to its fiber and monounsaturated fats
  • Reduced risk of cancer due to its polyphenolic antioxidant ellagic acid, vitamin E, and beta-carotene
  • Digestive health
  • Improved bone and teeth health
  • Reduce blood pressure
  • Improved anti-inflammatory response

To reap the many benefits that organic pecan nuts offer, look to eat fifteen-pecan nut halves per day.

Key Nutrition Details

A daily snack of 100 grams of organic pecans contains the following nutrients (% Daily Recommended Intake):

Energy: 34.5%

Carbohydrates: 11%

Protein: 17%

Total Fat: 360%

Dietary Fiber: 25%

Folates: 5.5%

Niacin: 7%

Pantothenic acid: 17%

Pyridoxine: 16%

Riboflavin: 10%

Thiamin: 55%

Vitamin A: 2%

Vitamin C: 2%

Vitamin E: 163%

Potassium: 9%

Calcium: 7%

Copper: 133%

Iron: 32%

Magnesium: 30%

Manganese: 196%

Phosphorus: 40%

Selenium: 7%

Zinc: 41%

Pecan nuts are a fabulous all-natural food crammed with antioxidants, vitamins, minerals and healthy fat, perfect for staving off those cravings for unhealthy snacks.

Interesting Facts

The name “pecan” is derived from a Native American word that describes nuts requiring a stone to crack. Here are some other interesting facts about pecan nuts:

  • Albany, Georgia is the world’s pecan capital with more than 600,000 pecan trees planted
  • Pecan trees are native to North America and over 80 percent of the world’s pecan crop comes from the United States
  • Pecan trees only produce nuts every two years
  • French settlers in New Orleans created the original Pecan pie recipe
  • One of the minerals in Pecan nuts is zinc, which is important in producing testosterone in both men and women
  • In 1995, the Atlanta Committee for the 1996 Olympic Games choose Georgia pecan wood for the Olympic relay torch handles
  • Around 78 pecans go into the average pecan pie
  • Pecan trees can live to be over 200 years old
  • Pecans contain more antioxidants than any other nut on earth

Storage Tips & Shelf Life

Pecans are a delicate nut, therefore we recommend refrigeration (up to 6 months). They can also be frozen for up to a year if stored in an air tight contaner.

How to Enjoy

Pecans are perfect raw but are a fabulous addition to desserts 

  • Pecan nuts buttery sweet taste are perfect for baking in muffins, biscuits, or the famous pecan pie, and in fudge and baklava
  • Sprinkle ground pecans over desserts, especially ice cream and sundaes
  • Ground pecan nuts make delicious pecan butter spread, popular on bread and toast

Product Details
Ingredients Certified organic pecans
Allergens Packaged in the same facility as milk, peanuts, sesame, soy, tree nuts
Country of Origin USA

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