Pine Nuts Kernel are the edible seeds of several varieties of pine trees. The ivory coloured, elongated seeds offer you an opportunity to experience a delightful blend of sweet, tangy and nutty flavors. Although small in size, these seeds have a noticeable intensity. They are a flavorful recipe ingredient or addition to your snack selection.
Varieties a). Organic Pine Nut Kernels b). Organic Siberian Pine Nut
Pine nuts nutrition facts Crunchy yet butter textured, pleasantly sweet and delicious pine nuts are small edible seeds of the female cone in a pine tree. Pine kernels are, indeed, a splendid source of plant derived nutrients, essential minerals, vitamins and “heart friendly” monounsaturated fatty acids that help benefit in reducing cholesterol levels in the blood.Botanically, pine trees belong to the family of Pinaceae, in the genus: Pinus. Some of the common names are pinon nuts, pignoli, cedar nuts, chilgoza, pinyon pinenuts, etc.
Typical Product Specifications; Purity: >99.9% Moisture: <3.0% Admixture: <0.001% Broken Kernels: <1.0% Color: typical of pine nut kernels. Flavor: Typical pine nuts flavor,without rancid,bitter or any other peculiar odor Approximately 550pcs,600pcs,650pcs,700pcs,750g,950pcs,1400pcs count per 100g (subject to change)
Storage: Keep in dry and cold place with sealing Packaging: 12.5 kg*2 vacuum sealed bags in one 25 kg carton or buyer advice packing.
The two prominent pine species known for their large edible kernels include Pinus sibirica and Pinus koraiensis. Western (stone) pines have long slender kernels in comparison to the Oriental pines, in which the seeds are broad, large and have higher fat content.
Pine nuts feature tough dark-brown outer coat or shell. Inside, its edible kernel has cream white, delicate buttery flavor, and sweet taste.
Chilgoza pine nut (Pinus gerardiana) is another distinct pine variety found in the western Himalayan forests of Pakistan, India (Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh), and Afghanistan. Chilgoza pines have similar in appearance as stone pines; featuring long slender, pointed kernels.