Exotic Assorted Macadamia Kernels
Exotic macadamia nuts are sustainably sourced from over 5000 small holder farmers. They are freshly harvested and processed under the guidelines of FSSC 22000 food safety systems and practices to assure supply of top quality macadamia kernels.
Our macadamia kernels are packed in 25 pounds food grade aluminum pouches. Samples are delivered in 1000g aluminum pouches. They are packed in modified atmosphere with a vacuum and partial nitrogen flashing.
We offer macadamia kernels in the following styles and sizes:
Style 0- Larger than 20mm (Whole nuts)
Style 1L- Larger than 17mm (Whole nuts)
Style 1S-13-17mm (Whole nuts)
Style 2- Mixture of 1S and 4L
Style 4L-13-17mm (Half nuts)
Style 4S-10-13mm (Half nuts)
Style 5-7-9mm (Chips)
Style 6-5-7mm (Chips)
Style 7-3-5mm (Chips)
The Kenyan Macadamia Nut Industry is currently made of approximately 900,000 trees of varying ages from one year to 20 years, grown by over 180,000 small scale farmers.
Kenya is currently the third largest producer of macadamia nuts in the world after Australia and South Africa – and continues to produce and supply the highest quality of Macadamia Nuts in the world.
Benefits of Macadamia Nuts
- Anti-ageing: Macadamia nuts contains several anti-ageing compounds that bring down the rate at which the skin ages.
- Weight Loss: Macadamia nuts contain palmitoleic acid, a type of monounsaturated fatty acid that speeds up the metabolism, reducing body fat.
- Antioxidants: Macadamia is also noted for its high flavonoid content. These compounds protect the body from environmental toxins and help to repair damaged cells. The antioxidants present in Macadamia destroy the free radicals, protecting the body from several diseases.
- Cholesterol: macadamia nut is a cholesterol free food. A diet rich in macadamia also lowers the levels of triglycerides in the body.