John’s DFN Pick: Local Shelled Walnuts

John Sigona has been our dried fruit and nut expert for over 35 years.

John Sigona has been our dried
fruit and nut expert for
over 35 years.

New Crop

Shelled Walnuts

Raw Light Halves & Pieces


$2.99 (7 oz.)

Reg. $4.99


Our walnuts come from Hollister, California– an area I’m convinced produces the best-tasting walnuts in the world.

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Walnuts are considered a “super nut” with incredible health benefits including:

  • Nutritional info based on a (1) oz. serving:
    • Provides 12% RDA for Fiber
    • Provides  8% RDA  for Protein
    • Provides  5% RDA for Iron
    • Provides  6% RDA for Thiamin
    • Provides  8% RDA for B6
    • Provides 10% RDA for Phosphorus
    • Provides 48 % RDA for Manganese
    • Provides 11% RDA for Magnesium
    • Provides  3% RDA for Calcium

Besides holiday bakery treats, walnuts are great in so many other ways. One example: Try using them in place of expensive pine nuts the next time you make pesto. They’re also a substitute that is as good and far less costly! Of course, they are terrific in cereals, trail mixes, salads and more.

Additional benefits include:

  • Healthy fat that provides—Omega 3 fatty acids—(1) oz. serving—90% RDA
  • (Omega 3 Fatty Acids—have innumerable Health Benefits)
  • Particularly rich in phenol antioxidants—like gallic acid—with lots of major health benefits






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