Walnuts in Shell
Bulgarian Walnuts in shell
Walnuts are light brown in colour.
The walnuts have a slight bitter taste,
which is characteristic to this nut and
the texture is firm.
Physical and Chemical Examination:
Damaged: < 3 %
Foreign Matter: < 0.5%
Moisture content: < 7 %
FFA: < 2 %
PV: < 5 Meq/kg
Aflatoxins B1+B2+G1+G2: < 1 μg/kg
E.coli: < 10 cfu/g
Salmonella spp: Absent
Yeast & Mould: < 10 000 cfu/g
Total Plate Count: < 50 000 cfu/g
Walnuts in shell with very high quality natural and organic, supplied by Bulgarian Nuts.
Walnuts are one of the best nuts which decrease cholesterol levels, they are low on sodium and sugar content while in the same time high on proteins, monounsaturated fatty acids, vitamin E and vitamins of the B-complex group. Walnuts are a great source of antioxidants, manganese, minerals, copper, phosphorus and magnesium. They are a good source of dietary fiber, protein, amino acid arginine, omega-3 fatty acid and alpha-linolenic acid (ALA).
Walnuts found to boost heart health: Study
Eating a handful of walnuts or taking a few ounces of walnut oil during or following meals can help regulate healthy cholesterol metabolism and protect against cardiovascular disease. These are the findings of a new study conducted by researchers from Pennsylvania State University
Eating walnuts and walnut oils slashes heart disease risk by improving multiple biometrics
The impact of eating nuts has been evident for the past decade as repeated scientific studies confirm that the omega-3 fats in this tasty nut promote cardiovascular health as they improve cholesterol biomarkers. Walnuts provide healthy doses of essential minerals, fiber and vitamins
How to choose the best walnuts
If you buy walnuts in shell check them carefully and avoid those with holes and / or cracks. If you buy shelled walnuts in bulk, do not buy those that smell bad or look like they have dried and shrivelled.
How to store walnuts
Walnuts can be stored in airtight containers in a cool, dry place away from direct sunlight. This gives a shelf life of three months, provided the walnuts in shell. When the shell has been removed, you can store the walnuts in a refrigerator for no more than six months. You can freeze the nuts in an airtight container and use them within a year.
How to eat walnuts
Walnuts themselves are a great snack and can combine well with almost any type of food, as a salad dressing, in a porridge, as a topping of a toast or cake and many other meals and snacks.