- Pine nuts are harvested from the stone pine - 2 seeds are found beneath each pine cone scale
- Pine nuts, although they come from trees, are not a tree nut, like a peanut, but rather a hardened fruit, like the almond
- The processing of a pine nut from growing on the tree to shelf can take up to 2 years
- Pine nuts help to lower cholesterol, blood pressure and cancer risk while supporting bone health and helping to maintain a healthy weight
Did you know? Pine nuts were mentioned in ancient Greek history and were eaten as ‘campaign food’ (ie. food that sustains the body and lasts a long time) when the Romans invaded Britain two millennia ago.
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