ORIGIN : USA, CHILE, CHINA
The walnut is the fruit of the walnut and one of the best known nuts worldwide, standing out above all for its high concentrations of saturated and polyunsaturated fatty acids, vitamins and minerals.
Since this type of tree adapts very well to different types of soils, and the climatic conditions it requires are temperate temperatures, it has numerous producing countries; being the most important and prominent, among others: China, United States, India, Chile, Spain, Eastern Europe, France, Italy and Argentina.
The consumption of the walnut improves vascular and coronary problems, helping to control cholesterol levels and correcting diabetes. Even with its high content of omega 3 fats, it can improve inflammatory diseases or reduce premenstrual and / or menopausal discomfort.
As for vitamins, walnuts are rich in B vitamins, especially folic acids, which are important for the proper functioning of the brain and the production of red blood cells.
ORIGIN : TURKEY
Pistachio is the seed of the pistachio tree, also called alfónsigo. This type of tree is characterized by being able to withstand extreme weather conditions very well (from temperatures below 0 to temperatures above 30ºC) and tolerate long periods of drought.
Given this good adaptation to the climate, we can find among the largest products of this nut, the United States, Turkey, Spain; and even and to a lesser extent Greece, Syria, China or Italy.
The pistachio is very rich in minerals, such as potassium, calcium, iron and phosphorus; standing out especially in its high content of folic acid and being the nut with the highest vitamin A. It also contains a large amount of fiber.
ORIGIN : TURKEY
In historical documents, it is stated that hazelnuts were produced on the Black Sea coast in northern Turkey 2300 years ago, and it is known that hazelnuts have been exported from Turkey to other countries since the last 6 centuries. Turkey, which is one of the few countries in the world with the appropriate weather conditions necessary for hazelnut production, carries out 75% of the total world production.
In the middle of August or end of August, Turkish hazelnuts usually ripen according to the height of the place where the garden is located. Timely harvesting is carried out by collecting from the ground the purulent nuts that fall to the ground with the shaking of the nut branches.Another way of harvesting is by collecting one by one from the tree.
About 90% of the nuts consumed in Turkey and around the world are roasted, blanched, chopped, sliced, flour and mashed chocolate, biscuits, confectionery industry, dessert, cake and ice cream making and food and salads are used as auxiliary substances.