Nutrition

Nuts Facts

Almonds:

  • Excellent source of healthy fats known to be an essential part of a healthy diet.
  • Rich in Vitamin E. Vitamin E is a powerful antioxidant needed daily for the body
  • High in Protein
  • Source of Magnesium. Magnesium is needed for strong bones and teeth.
  • Provide a broad range of essential nutrients and are an important part of a healthy diet
  • Twenty almonds make up a handful (30gr)
  • Almonds are from the region of (Riverland South Australia)

 

Brazil Nut:

  • Excellent source of healthy fats known to be an essential part of a healthy diet.
  • Great source of protein, needed for active growing bones.
  • Source of fibre and protein, Fibre and Protein in foods can help satisfy hunger
  • Rich source of selenium, a vital mineral. Selenium is a powerful antioxidant needed by many cells in the body. Two Bazil Nuts can provide your entire daily intake of selenium.
  • Source of Vitamin E.
  • Good Source of Magnesium
  • They're called Brazil nuts because they're the seeds of the very large tree from the Amazon rainforest. The trees can reach 30-45m tall and may live for 500 years. Brazil Nuts for international trade come entirely from wild collection rather than from cultivated nut farms, and because they are not a harvested crop supply can sometimes be difficult to manage.

 

Cashew:

  • Excellent source of healthy fats known to be an essential part of a healthy diet.
  • Rich source of magnesium, needed for strong bones.
  • Great source of Protein, needed for active growing bones.
  • Source of Fibre
  • Cashews contain Iron
  • An average handful is 15 nuts.
  • Originally native to Brazil, now they are principally grown in Brazil, India Vietnam and East & West Africa.
  • Most of Australia's cashews are imported from Vietnam or India. There are experimental orchards growing cashews in northern Australia.

 

Hazelnuts:

  • Excellent source of healthy fats known to be an essential part of a healthy diet.
  • Good source of Protein, needed for active growing bones.
  • Source fibre and protein, which can help satisfy hunger for longer.
  • Source of Magnesium. Magnesium is needed for strong bones and teeth.
  • Good source of B group vitamins including folate and Vitamin B6.
  • High in Fibre.
  • Good Source of Vitamin E. Vitamin E is a powerful antioxidant needed daily by the body
  • An average handful contains 20 hazelnuts.
  • One of the oldest agricultural crops, and are referred to in a manuscript found dating from 2838 BC. Hazelnuts are believed to have originated in Asia and Europe. Most hazelnuts in Australia come from Turkey. There are some small orchards in N.S.W and Victoria

 

Macadamia:

  • The Australian Nut
  • Brimming with healthy monounsaturated fats an essential part of a healthy diet.
  • Great source of protein. Needed for active growing bones.
  • Great source of fibre
  • Source of fibre and protein. Fibre and protein can help satisfy hunger for longer.
  • Fifteen macadamia make one handful.
  • Macadamias come from Gympie Australia and are also grown along the coastal strip of eastern Australia, from the Atherton Tablelands in Queensland to Numbucca Heads N.S.W

 

Pecans:

  • Contains the nutrients zinc, Vitamin E and Vitamin A
  • Are a great all round snack
  • Australian grown pecans come from East of Moree N.S.W
  • Feast on a handful of 15 pecans.

 

Pinenuts:

  • Contain nutrients including useful amounts of zinc, niacin, manganese and the amino acid or protein arginine.
  • Excellent source of healthy fats known to be an essential part of a healthy diet.
  • Source of Magnesium, Magnesium is needed for strong bones.
  • Good Source of Zinc which helps support a healthy immune system.
  • An average serve is two tablespoons of pine nuts.
  • Pinenuts are the edible seeds of pine trees, removed from pine cones. The trees are native to the semi-arid regions of South Western USA and Mexico. Pine nuts in Australia are mostly imported from China, but also from Spain, Turkey and Italy. They are difficult to harvest, hence their high cost. In the botanical sense they are actually seeds.

 

Pistachios:

  • Rich in protein, needed for active growing bone.
  • Contains Vitamin E. Vitamin E is a powerful antioxidant needed daily by the body.
  • Split 60 pistachios for an average serve of 30g.
  • Pistachios are the only edible nut that don't need to be shelled before roasting. Related to the almond, peach and nectarine family- or drupes pistachios are split down the middle.
  • Pistachios are grown ( Riverland South Australia and Sunraysia Victoria) region.

 

Walnuts:

  • Excellent source of the types of fats to be essential part of a healthy diet.
  • Source of Protein, needed for active growing bones.
  • Source of fibre and Protein. Fibre and protein in foods can help satisfy the hunger.
  • High in plant Omega-3s
  • Walnuts are understood to have first been cultivated more than 4000 years ago, however fossilized shells have been found in South West France dating back 8000 years. The modern name walnut comes from the German "wallnuss" meaning foreign nut. While the ancient name, walnuts are essential for health.
  • Originated in Ancient Persia or China, the walnut is native to the Northern Hemisphere. Now grown extensively in China, California and India. There is an emerging Australian industry in Tasmania and the SE mainland, but most of Australia's walnuts are imported from China or California.
  • Enjoy 10 whole walnuts in an average serve.

 

Peanuts:

  • Source of Vitamins and Minerals
  • High in Monosaturated and Polyunsaturated Fats.
  • Peanuts are grown in the ground not in trees as they are a legume.
  • Peanuts are grown in Kingaroy & Central Burnett, Tolga Qld

 

Products that contain Gluten:

  • Chico Babies
  • Chocolate Bullets
  • Charley's Choice
  • Chocorama
  • Chocolate Raspberries
  • Top 3 Chocolate Mix
  • Rocky Road
  • Jaffas
  • Jelly Beans
  • Licorice Allsorts
  • Lollies Plus
  • Milk Bottles
  • Nibble Mix
  • Nut' n 'Cracker Mix
  • Sugared Almond Mix
  • Smoked Mix
  • Snakes
  • White Chocolate Raspberry Bullets
  • Bos Fine Chocolates

 

Products that contain MSG:

  • Chilli-Lime Peanuts
  • Nibble Mix
  • Smoked Mix
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