The Brazil nut is often said to be the vegetarian steak. It is also known as Para nut.
Brazil nuts from the virgin forests of Bolivia. Para nuts from wild Growth, organic.
Enjoy the tasty Brazil nut aka Para nut. From wild growth
Brazil nuts, Brazil nuts kernels, Paranut
The Brazil nut is often called the vegetarian steak.
Brazil nut kernels
Enjoy the Brazil nuts, let them give you the pure, crunchy experience of organic nuts.
Our organic Brazil nuts are the ideal ingredient in your muesli.
The large to medium sized, Brazil nuts can also be grounded with a grater.
It is a good decoration for desserts, it serves as a topping on fresh salads and on many other dishes.
Para nut not only looks good, but it also tastes excellent, too.
Even calorie conscious people can enjoy the Brazil nut, which contains valuable minerals and trace elements.
Taste: sweet, nutty, a bit like almond, pleasantly creamy on the palate.
How healthy is Para nut? How healthy are Brazil nuts?
The Brazil nut has a high protein and fat content (up to 70%), is rich in minerals such as calcium, iron, potassium, selenium, magnesium, zinc and phosphorus.
The essential ingredients of the Brazil nut can be seen as a supplement to your diet.
Brazil nut can be supportive for the heart, the blood's circulation and the veins and arteries.
The special trace element selenium helps the body's own defenses and strengthens the immune system.
The Brazil nuts are not treated, and therefore suitable for the raw food and vegan diet.
The botany of Brazil nut
Strictly speaking, our Brazil nuts from Bolivia's virgin forest aren't nuts, but seeds of a 3 to the 5-foot tall tree.
A plantation-based cultivation is not yet possible.
The existing stocks are being collected, the rainforests are getting smaller.
Since 2007, the Brazil nut tree is on the red list of endangered species of the IUCN.
It is becoming increasingly difficult to trace young trees in their natural environment.
There are existing protection programs, but we would just call them a meaningful beginning step to protect the Brazil nut trees.
Since Brazil nuts are very mold-susceptible (= aflatoxins), they have been carefully examined under UV light.
After the first screening, they have been also examined for any other kinds of residues.
Then the examination process is strictly documented by our importer.
Our brazil nuts are single stored in sealed vacuum pouches.
After your order, we re-seal them in a new vacuum bag, for a save transportation.
Name synonyms: Brazil nuts, Brazil nuts kernels, Para nut.
Nutritional value of Brazil Nuts / Nutritional Facts of Brazil Nuts, 100g contain approx .:
AVERAGE NUTRITIONAL VALUE per 100g
ENERGY (in kj): 2743
ENERGY (in kcal): 656
PROTEIN: 13.4 g
CARBOHYDRATES: 12.27 g
THEREOF SUGAR: 2.33 g
STARCH: 0.25 g
FAT / FAT: 66.43 g
SATURATED FATTY ACIDS: 15.14 g
SIMPLY UNSATURATED FATTY ACIDS / MONO UNSATURATED FATTY ACIDS: 24.55 g
MULTIPLE UNSATURATED FATTY ACIDS / POLY UNSATURATED FATTY ACIDS: 20.58g
BALLASTS / DIETARY FIBER: 7,5 g
Sodium: 2 mg
Magnesium: 318 mg
Phosphorus: 595 mg
Potassium: 680 mg
Calcium: 178 mg
Iron: 3.1 mg
Selenium: 100 μg
Vitamin E: 7 mg
Vitamin B1: 1 mg
Vitamin B2: 0.08 mg
Vitamin B3: 0.8 mg
Vitamin B5: 0.24mg
Vitamin B6: 0.21mg
Vitamin B9: 12 mg
Other Names: brazil nut, amazonas, lat. Family of the top fruit tree plants, Lecythidaceae Bertholletia excelsa,
Origin: from the Amazon region, Bolivia, Brazil, Peru.
Harvest time of Brazil nuts: From January to March.