Edible Seeds & Nuts

  • apricots

    Apricots

    Apricots are those beautifully orange colored fruits full of beta-carotene and fiber that are one of the first signs of summer. Although dried and canned apricots are available year-round, fresh apricots with a plentiful supply of vitamin C and are in season in North America from May through August. Any fresh fruit you see during […]

  • dried prunes

    Dried Prunes

    A prune is any of various plum cultivars, mostly Prunus domestica or European Plum, sold as fresh or dried fruit. The dried fruit is also referred to as a dried plum. Prunes are used in cooking both sweet and savory dishes.

  • cashew nuts

    Cashew Nuts

    The cashew tree is a tropical evergreen that produces the cashew nut and the cashew apple. It can grow as high as 14 metres, but the dwarf cashew, growing up to 6 metres, has proved more profitable, with earlier maturity and higher yields.

  • almonds

    Almonds (Shelled/In Shell)

    The fruit of the almond is a drupe, consisting of an outer hull and a hard shell with the seed (which is not a true nut) inside. Shelling almonds refers to removing the shell to reveal the seed. Almonds are sold shelled (i.e., after the shells are removed), or unshelled (i.e., with the shells still […]

  • watermelon seeds

    Water Melon Seeds

    Water Melon Seeds are loaded with nutrients including fatty acids, essential proteins and lots of minerals. These seeds are rich in vitamin B like thiamine, niacin, folate and minerals like magnesium, potassium, manganese, iron, zinc, phosphorus and copper. Besides, they are a great source of calories with 100 grams of watermelon seeds providing around 600 […]

  • pumpkin seeds

    Pumpkin Seeds

    Pepita is a Spanish culinary term for the pumpkin seed, the edible seed of a pumpkin or other cultivar of squash. The seeds are typically rather flat and asymmetrically oval, and light green in color inside a white hull.

  • sunflower seeds

    Sunflower Seeds

    The sunflower seed is the fruit of the sunflower. The term “sunflower seed” is actually a misnomer when applied to the seed in its pericarp. Botanically speaking, it is more properly referred to as an achene.

  • seasame seeds

    Seasame Seeds

    Sesame is a flowering plant in the genus Sesamum. Numerous wild relatives occur in Africa and a smaller number in India. It is widely naturalized in tropical regions around the world and is cultivated for its edible seeds, which grow in pods.

  • groundnuts

    Ground Nuts

    Groundnut is the major oilseed of India. Peanuts Production is highly vulnerable to rainfall deviations and display huge fluctuation between years.

  • figs

    Figs

    The common fig is a species of flowering plant in the genus Ficus, from the family Moraceae, known as the common fig. It is the source of the fruit also called the fig, and as such is an important crop in those areas where it is grown commercially.

  • pine nuts

    Pine Nuts

    Pine nuts are the edible seeds of pines. About 20 species of pine produce seeds large enough to be worth harvesting; in other pines the seeds are also edible, but are too small to be of notable value as a human food.