Black Walnuts

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Crunchy, Flavorful Black Walnuts

When you want an intense nutty flavor paired with an amazingly satisfying crunch, few things compare to our big, rich black walnuts. These nuts arrive shelled and in chunky pieces so they’re ready for snacking and baking. We also carry in-shell black walnuts.

If you want to add the luxurious flavor of these nuts to your favorite recipes that call for ordinary English walnuts, do so carefully. Black walnuts are much more potent, so it's best to either reduce the amount of nuts called for in the recipe or use a mixture of both walnut varieties.

Hand-Harvested, Shelled Black Walnuts

Getting these nuts to customers is truly a labor of love, as nearly every step in the cultivation, harvesting, hulling and final preparation of shelled black walnuts is still done by hand. The nuts fall naturally from the trees in late autumn, where they must be harvested directly from the forest floor. The green, messy hulls are then removed, the nuts are dried, the extra-tough nutshells are cracked and, finally, these delicacies can be plucked out.

When we buy black walnuts, we love to think about all the hands-on effort that it took to bring them to us. We hope you do, too!

Black Walnut Health Benefits

If you're watching your cholesterol, these nuts can help make your diet a whole lot tastier. Black walnuts are very low in saturated fat, yet very high in polyunsaturated and monounsaturated fats, which are the good fats that can lower bad cholesterol while maintaining good cholesterol.

Adding a few of these nuts to any dish can help boost its protein, iron and fiber content without adding sugar. They also make a nutritionally similar substitute for the tree nuts that are enjoyed in the now-popular and healthy Mediterranean diets.

You can even eat black walnuts for better overall cardiovascular health, as they contain large amounts of omega-3 fats, which help support cardiovascular function.

Walnut Studies

1) Lower Cholesterol Levels: Walnuts are one of the richest food sources of of alpha-linolenic acid (ALA), an essential omega-3 fatty acid, which may help lower cholesterol levels. Researchers have compared the effects of walnut and fatty fish consumption on the risk of developing coronary heart disease. They found that although both food sources are rich in Omega-3 fatty acids, walnut consumption was more effective at lowering LDL "bad" cholesterol in healthy patients than fatty fish consumption. These findings were published in a 2009 study in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition.

2) Powerful Antioxidants: Walnuts are loaded with protective polyphenols! Compared to nine different types of raw and roasted nuts, walnuts contained the highest total polyphenol content, as demonstrated in a 2012 study published in the journal Food & Function. Polyphenols have antioxidant properties that have been associated with the prevention of degenerative diseases, particularly cardiovascular diseases and cancers.

3) Stress Relief: Eating a handful of walnuts may help ease your mind. A 2010 study published in the Journal of the American College of Nutrition examined the effect of walnut and walnut oil consumption on adults with elevated LDL cholesterol levels. They found that eating walnuts helped the adults reduce their blood pressure both at rest and during times of stress.

Customer Reviews

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“Great delivery time! Tasty black walnuts... now where is that Divinity recipe I have been looking for?”

, Broken Arrow, Ok December 1, 2011

“We are from the Midwest, so love black walnuts and was very happy to find a reliable source. We had recently ordered samplers of the figs and dates and found them to be exceptional, so placed our order. Thanks for offering great quality items.”

, Denver, CO November 30, 2011

“The 5lbs. of black walnuts are great, bigger than most I have seen. I know it has not been the best year for nuts or other crops, but I very satisfied. You have won mu business.
Thank You Very Much!

, Lenexa, Kansas November 25, 2011

“Thanks for the speedy delivery of the Black Walnuts! I am looking forward to making a batch of banana/ black walnut ice cream with my new ice cream maker. So glad I found your resource!”

, Seattle, WA November 18, 2011

“All I can say is wow! I just ordered last night (Thursday) and my black walnuts were delivered today (Friday). We sampled the nuts and found them to be very fresh and tasty. These are so much better than what we can find in the grocery store. It is great to have an ample quantity to bake with as well.

Thank you for everything. I am very pleased and will be placing another order soon. Again, my thanks for a great product and an incredible, speedy delivery. ”

, Bel Air, Maryland November 11, 2011

“This is the first time I have ordered a supply of nuts. Of the five varieties of nuts I ordered, I have only tasted the Brazil nuts and black walnuts. Both were exceptionally fresh and good. I will be back for more. If you send out emails with special discounts, please include me.
Gary”

, louisville, ky November 9, 2011

“Love the black walnuts. They are hard to find. Please keep them in stock.
Thanks, Rich”

, Lawrence, Pa November 9, 2011

“Love the NUTS. The pecans are fresh and very tasty, the black walnuts are to die for. The freshest I've had since living in Iowa and hulling them myself. Thanks guys

, colorado springs, colorado November 9, 2011

“Ordered on Monday, received Friday morning. Great black walnuts, just like the ones I remember as a child, without all the work!”

, Grayson, Georgia November 4, 2011

“Full 5 lbs of Black Walnuts arrived well packaged, shipped very fast. They're just right for cracking and full of nut meat. Some of the best service I've ever had on an order. Well worth the price too. Also Thanks for the free Ginger candy, that is good stuff. I will be ordering again.”

, Southern, Illinois November 2, 2011

“Our order of black walnuts arrived today! We couldn't wait to open them & see if they had that yummy black walnut taste! They definitely do! There will be a batch of chocolate fudge with black walnuts made tomorrow!

My sister has ordered from you before and told us how great they were & as much as I hate to admit it, she is right! I can't thank her enough for recommending you!”

, Des Moines, IA April 17, 2014

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 28g (~1 oz.)
(Approx. 16.2 Servings/Pound)

Amount Per Serving
Calories 175
Calories From Fat 139
%DV
Total Fat 17g 26%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 1mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 3g 1%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Sugars 0g
Protein 7g
Vitamin A 0% Calcium 2%
Vitamin C 1% Iron 5%

Ingredients

Black Walnuts

Packaged in the same facility as peanuts, tree nuts, soy, and milk products.

Storage

Store under refrigeration for up to 6 months.

Country of Origin: United States

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