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PECANS

A tough nut to crack

PECANS

“Pecan” comes from the Native American word “paccan,” which means a nut with a shell so hard it must be cracked with a stone. Indigenous to the South Central U.S. and Northern Mexico, pecans are one of the newest domesticated major crops, with commercial production beginning in the 1880s. Today, consumers enjoy more than 500 varieties of this delicious, flavorful nut, both as a snack and an ingredient in cooking and baking recipes.

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A tough nut to crack

PECANS

“Pecan” comes from the Native American word “paccan,” which means a nut with a shell so hard it must be cracked with a stone. Indigenous to the South Central U.S. and Northern Mexico, pecans are one of the newest domesticated major crops, with commercial production beginning in the 1880s. Today, consumers enjoy more than 500 varieties of this delicious, flavorful nut, both as a snack and an ingredient in cooking and baking recipes.

SIZING & GRADING CHART

DID YOU KNOW?(1)(2)

A 30g serving is a good source of fiber and contains 21 grams of fat.

A 30 gram serving contains 21 vitamins and minerals, and is an excellent source of manganese and copper.

A 30 gram serving is also a good source of thiamin (Vitamin B1).

See Nutrition Information for Fat Content.

References

1. 100g Nutrition SOURCE: USDA National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference, Release 28 (May 2016), www.ars.usda.gov
2. Nutrition labeling of Food, Code of Federal Regulations, 21 CFR 101; Nov. 30, 2016

Pecan Nutritional Content (in 100 grams)

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Pecan Nutritional Content

(in 100 grams)

Nutritional Chart

Calories 691.0
Protein 9.1g
Carbohydrates 13.8g
Dietary Fiber 9.6g
Sugars 3.9g
Added Sugar 0g
Total Fat 71.9g
Saturated Fat 6.1g
Monunsaturated Fat 40.8g
Polyunsaturated Fat 21.6g
Trans Fat 0.0g
Cholesterol 0.0mg
Vitamin D 0.0mcg
Calcium 70.0mg
Iron 2.5mg
Sodium 0.0mg
Potassium 410.0mg
Calories 691.0
Protein 9.1g
Carbohydrates 13.8g
Dietary Fiber 9.6g
Sugars 3.9g
Added Sugar 0g
Total Fat 71.9g
Saturated Fat 6.1g
Monunsaturated Fat 40.8g
Polyunsaturated Fat 21.6g
Trans Fat 0.0g
Cholesterol 0.0mg
Vitamin D 0.0mcg
Calcium 70.0mg
Iron 2.5mg
Sodium 0.0mg
Potassium 410.0mg
Calories 691.0
Protein 9.1g
Carbohydrates 13.8g
Dietary Fiber 9.6g
Sugars 3.9g
Added Sugar 0g
Total Fat 71.9g
Saturated Fat 6.1g
Monunsaturated Fat 40.8g
Polyunsaturated Fat 21.6g
Trans Fat 0.0g
Cholesterol 0.0mg
Vitamin D 0.0mcg
Calcium 70.0mg
Iron 2.5mg
Sodium 0.0mg
Potassium 410.0mg