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Ever wonder where some nuts come from or how they’re harvested? Learn about the trees that produce these wonderful little treats, and where we get our nuts. You mimght be surprised!

The tree that produces this nut, belongs to the rose family and related to the peach and plum tree. is native to western climates it is widely cultivated in warm climates. All of our almonds are California grown.

Brazil Nuts
These are large three-sided nuts with an edible kernel, several of which grows inside a large wood capsule. Brazil Nuts grow on a South American forest tree, and most are harvested in the wild.

A bushy tropical tree related to the mango, bearing cashew nuts singly at the tip of each swollen fruit. We use only the biggest and best cashews grown in Brazil.

Also known as a hazelnut, filberts are a round brown hard-shelled nut that is the edible fruit of the hazel tree. We get our filberts straight from Oregon.

These nuts come from the Australian tree with slender glossy evergreen leaves and globular edible nuts. While macadamias originated in Australia, Hawaii is the macadamia nut capital of the world, growing 90% of the world’s macadamias.

This widely cultivated nut originates from the South American plant of the pea family which bears these seeds, and develop in pods that ripen underground. They are also grown in the southern United States, which is where we get ours.

This nut is obtained from a hickory tree, native to southern U.S. A pecan is a smooth brown nut with an edible kernel similar to a walnut.

The Asian evergreen tree of the cashew family that produces this pale green nut. As the pistachio ripens, the shell within splits, naturally indicating the proper harvest time. It is widely cultivated in the U.S. and around the Mediterranean. Our pistachios are home grown, right here in California.

The large edible seed of a deciduous tree, consisting of two halves contained within a hard shell that is enclosed in a prtective green hull. The hulls split signaling when the nuts are ready for harvesting. Our callifornia walnuts account for 99% of the commercial US supply

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