These candied walnuts are one of my favorite treats to make my salads very special. In addition, nuts are very good for you. Yes, they add more fat and calories to salads, but they're packed with heart-healthy fats and tons of nutrients (thiamine, phosphorus, zinc, magnesium, manganese, iron, copper, and vitamin E).
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Why has the price of pecans gone up?Chung Nghiêm1 minute read
While nut shipments have fallen from last season's highs, farm nut prices have been rising and producers are seeing quite high prices in the initial market. Demand for pecans is expected to increase significantly over the next decade, as producers have now increased quota dollars when evaluating imports.
How much is a full grown pecan tree worth?Chung Nghiêm1 minute read
How much is a nut tree worth? This question comes up often in Oklahoma and Texas, and it can come up for a number of reasons. For example, when buying a property where walnut trees grow, the buyer may need to spread the purchase price between the land and the improvements (i.e., a utility company may need to value the retired pecan trees to set up a utility line).
Where do most of the u, s. pecans come from?Chung Nghiêm2 minutes read
Walnut trees, a species of American walnut, are the source of the only commercially produced tree nut native to the United States. The United States is the world's leading producer of walnuts, and Georgia is historically the leading walnut producing state, since it normally accounts for about 33 percent of the U.S.
Why do pecans cost so much?Chung Nghiêm1 minute read
Walnuts intended for retail sale can be removed from their shells and baked before packing and shipping. This labor-intensive process takes time and costs money.