Pine Nuts

Pine Nuts

Pine Nuts are the edible seeds of certain pines, such as the pinon. The seeds vary in size – are found enclosed in the cone which take 3 to 4 years to mature. The seed are cylindrical in shape and can be up to 2,5 cm in length. One tree can bear about 25 cones, each producing about 100 seeds.The two main kinds are the triangular Chinese pine and the slender Italian Pine nuts.

Pine nut oil extracted from the edible seeds of several species of pine, has a delicate, nutty taste and is used as a flavoring agent. The oil’s rich flavor makes it a good choice for marinades, for use on vegetables, or in salad dressings. Since pine nut oil has a relatively low smoke point, it is therefore not generally used during cooking.

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Pine Nuts are the edible seeds of certain pines, such as the pinon. The seeds vary in size – are found enclosed in the cone which take 3 to 4 years to mature. The seed are cylindrical in shape and can be up to 2,5 cm in length. One tree can bear about 25 cones, each producing about 100 seeds.The two main kinds are the triangular Chinese pine and the slender Italian Pine nuts.

Pine nut oil extracted from the edible seeds of several species of pine, has a delicate, nutty taste and is used as a flavoring agent. The oil’s rich flavor makes it a good choice for marinades, for use on vegetables, or in salad dressings. Since pine nut oil has a relatively low smoke point, it is therefore not generally used during cooking.

Packaging Detail: 2 x 12.5kg vacuum plastic bags/ctn,16MT per 20 FCL

Delivery Lead Time: within 2 weeks

Specifications 

Parameter Specification
Crop Variety Korea red, Yunnan  Cedar pine nuts;  Masson pine nuts
Harvest Time Sep.-Oct.
Supplying Time All year around
Color Typical, White-yellowish
Taste typical
Size kernels:550, 600, 650, 680, 700, 750, 800pcs/100gKorea Red  Kernels: 750, 800pcs/100g
Yunnan Pine nut Kernels: 950, 1000, 1200pcs/100gCedar  Kernes: 950,1000pcs/100gMasson  kernels:1800, 2000, 2200,pcs/100g
Shelf life & Storage  12 months or even 24 months if kept in cold storage
Moisure 3% Max
Admixture 0.1% Max
Broken kernels 1% Max
 Purity  99.9% Min
 Shriveled Kernels 1%Max
Other foreign matter Absent
 HS code  0802903090

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