Pecan nuts, pecans. Organic pecan nuts. Pecans in the nutshell.
Tasty as a snack in; salads, Muesli, desserts, cheese, ice cream, meat dishes, or as a raw snack.
Pecan nuts, pecans. Organic pecan nuts.
The pecan nut is a relative of the walnut.
The tree can reach a height of up to 30 meters and forms out a large, shady crown.
The surface of the elongated nutshell is very smooth and shiny.
Peca nuts are very similar to walnuts.
The special feature of the nutshell is, that it has only a small thickness.
Therefore, the pecan nut can be cracked by hand, no nutcracker is necessary.
Inside the peel, there are two elongated nut kernels.
Pecans contain 70% fat.
Therefore, it is a fact, pecans have the second highest fat content in the nut world and are ranked behind the number one candidate of the fat containing nuts, the almond.
On the other hand, the pecan nut does not contain any cholesterol, at all.
But it comprises many unsaturated monofatty acids, carbohydrates and proteins.
Pecan nuts are rich in minerals, especially phosphorus, magnesium, calcium, and iron.
It offers you an essential source of vitamins; provitamin A and vitamin B.
The calorie content is 700 kcal per 100 g.
Please store in a cool and dry place.
Origin: South Africa
Nutritional value of pecan nuts - 100 grams of pecan nuts contain:
Energy: 2990 kJ / 725 kcal
Protein: 9.0 g
Carbohydrates: 12.0 g
Thereof Sugar: 5.0 g
Fats: 71.0 g
thereof unsauturated fatty acids .: 7.0 g
thereof mono sauturated fatty acids.: 40.0 g
thereof poly sauturated fatty acids .: 24.0 g
Fiber: 3.0 g
Sodium: 1.0 mg
Calcium: 75.0 mg
Magnesium: 130.0 mg
Phosphorus: 300.0 mg
Iron: 2.5 mg
Zinc: 5.0 mg
Vitamin B1: 0.8 mg
Vitamin B: 0.1 mg
Vitamin B3: 1.5 mg
Vitamin E: 1.5 mg
Folic acid: 22.0 mcg