Bulk Pine Nuts
Gourmet Nuts and Dried Fruit is one of the leading online suppliers of bulk dried fruit and nuts. One of our most interesting and unique products are our bulk pine nuts. Their delicate size and wonderful flavor give them many different culinary applications.
About Our Bulk Pine Nuts
An accurate description of pine nuts is as the seeds of pine trees, found within shells underneath the scales of pine cones. Their consumption originates from the Old World since Paleolithic times, when humans functioned as hunter-gatherers. Pine trees grow on almost every continent, which led to almost every human civilization to consume them.
Bulk pine nuts have a variety of benefits.
✓ They are fantastic eaten by the handful, with a mild taste not found in other nuts.
✓ More famously, pine nuts are an essential ingredient in traditional Italian pesto and pignoli cookies.
✓ They can also be baked into bread.
✓ Or they can also be added as an extra boost of nutrients and flavor to salads and meat dishes.
Our bulk Pine Nuts will last shorter in your fridge than most other nuts, and they contain significant enough levels of oil to merit being frozen. In the fridge, they will stay fresh for up to two months. When frozen, Pine Nuts will keep for between three and six months.
Pine Nuts contain high amounts of dietary fiber and protein, much like many other seeds and nuts. They also are rich in monounsaturated fats, such as Oleic Acid, commonly known as “good fats.” Pine Nuts are also thought to contribute to the feeling of satiation and appetite suppression.