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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“I am amazed at how quickly I received my order. Of course the first thing I did was to open a bag of the Black Walnuts to taste.....I was immediately transported back to my grandmothers home in Central Missouri. She had a Black Walnut tree in her yard and I remember my daddy shelling them...anyone who has shelled black walnuts knows that is not an easy job...Thanks for the memories. I will be ordering from you again.”

, TX December 6, 2008

“yes, received my order right on time! dug in right away to the black walnuts. love those. love all your nuts I have tried. gonna make my late mother's Black walnut divinity for Christmas. Christmas Eve tradition from childhood. sad, good, funny memories.
thanks for wonderful service from y'all,Happy Holidays from Texas ”

, fort worth, texas December 5, 2008

“I received my order today and did the taste test. The black walnuts are a great size and have a very good taste. I am looking forward to using them this holiday season in various recipes.

Thanks for the prompt service.”

, Montclair, VA November 19, 2008

“Jeffrey, Sandy, David, and 'Dad',
I got yer nuts! Do you have any idea how difficult it is to find black walnuts? My grandfather insists that a proper Hungarian Torte cannot be made without them. Yours taste fabulous- thank you! The email to let me know that my package had been delivered brightened my day.”

, Port Orchard, WA November 16, 2008

“Hey you nutty folks, my order arrived today and I already ate quite a lot of the black walnuts. These and english walnuts are my favorite. We have 2 large black walnut trees in the lot across from my house, but no way could this 64 yr. old do all the work that must be done to these, so I am soooo glad I found Nuts/Online. Thanks for the speedy delivery. Linda”

, Lebanon, Pa October 7, 2008

“Thank goodness for NUTS ONLINE! I love to make black walnut fudge at Christmas time and use them in many of my baked items all year long. It has been harder and harder to find black walnut meats as the years have gone by. I had searched everywhere and I could only find small 3 ounce and very expensive packages of black walnut meats at any store. Finally, it hit me, search on line! I did and I found very few vendors but one in particular advertised different size packages at a great rate and fast home delivery too. I ordered 5 one pound bags and three days later my black walnuts were delivered and they are great! Thanks to NUTS ONLINE there will be many tasty holidays at my house. Keep up your great customer service and keep these great products on hand. You have no idea how much easier you have made shopping for black walnuts for me. I will definitely be a returning customer over and over again.”

September 20, 2008

“Everything in my order was awesome!!! Thank you especially for having fresh black walnuts, my favorite nut!! You rock!!”

, Newberry, Mi. September 20, 2008

“The black walnuts arrived and look wonderful. I'll be using them in my baking. It was great doing business with you! Thanks, Mary Devitt”

, Peyton, CO September 19, 2008

“I would like to say I have ordered 2 times from your company and have been very impressed with your service. I have ordered Black Walnuts and the Goji Berries and I have been so impressed with the quality and service with your company. Thanks for doing suck a great job and I will continue to order from your company and try new products not only because everything tastes great but also because of your prompt delivery and wonderful customer service.

Thanks Again,
Anthony J. Malie
Youngstown, Ohio”

, Youngstown, Ohio September 19, 2008

“Ordered as a surprise gift for my husband - turning 60. The black walnuts are his utmost favorite - and he said they are the best he has ever had! He has already eaten so many he may turn into a nut! Thank you so much for the most delicious treat - and for the speediest and most efficient service this southern gal has ever experienced! Can't wait to order more goodies!!”

, Nashville September 18, 2008

“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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