Botanical name: Macadamia integrifolia
This product is certified organic according to USDA standards and is awaiting addition to our organic production summary by ProCert our 3rd party organic certifier in Canada.
Macadamias are originally from Australia and are some of the most sought-after nuts in the world. Introduced in Hawaii in 1881 and soon afterward in Africa, California and Florida, Hawaii is now the world’s largest exporter.
Production: being hard-shelled, the macadamia nut is usually sold shelled, and consumed either roasted or raw. Our Macadamia nuts are raw.
Qualities: Macadamias are highly nutritious nuts. Although high in fat, 80% of the fat is monounsaturated, they also are a good source of iron, calcium, phosphorus, niacin, and vitamin B1 (thiamine), and protein (9 percent), and a source of carbohydrate (9 percent), dietary fiber (2 percent), potassium, sodium, selenium, and riboflavin.
Common use: they are used in a variety of dishes, very tasty in raw or baked desserts, great as a snack, or sprinkled over salads.
Storage: Store in a cool, dark, dry place
Disclaimer: this information is for educational purposes only and has not been evaluated by the FDA or CFIA. It is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. This product has been packaged in the same facility as peanuts, tree nuts, wheat, soy, and other potential allergens.