Our organic walnut curd is:
- from wild collection
- specially selected
- 100% pure nature
- sun / solar dried
- checked several times
- in raw food quality
Vital substances: Of all nut varieties, walnuts have the highest content of omega 3 fatty acids (linoleic acids) and are a good source of minerals and vitamins. They especially contain vitamins E, A, the B vitamins, zinc, potassium, magnesium, iron and calcium.1,2 It is generally known that wild nuts in particular contain the full power of nature and can thus contribute even more to optimally supplying the body with vital substances. The vital substances contained in walnuts have been shown to lower the cholesterol level in the blood, stabilize the blood sugar level, support the blood vessels, reduce the risk of stomach and prostate cancer and heart attacks, inhibit inflammatory reactions, strengthen the heart muscle and support the liver. Furthermore, walnuts are said to have a positive effect on type 2 diabetes and protect the body, especially in stress-related situations.1
For a balanced, healthy diet, walnuts are therefore ideally suited and should not be missing on the daily menu. Walnuts contain an extremely high antioxidant capacity of 13541 µmol TE (ORAC value = Oxygen Radical Absorption Capacity). By consuming foods rich in antioxidants, the body's defense mechanism can be strengthened and an overproduction of free radicals can be balanced out. An ORAC daily requirement between 5000 and 7000 is recommended.4
Description: Our organic walnut curd comes from real, wild trees. The breakage was checked and sorted several times. It is ideal for grinding or as an ingredient for various pastries, nut bars, etc. The colors vary between a delicate and a strong shade of brown. The pieces are of different sizes. The taste is the same as that of our whole walnuts.
Origin: We source our organic walnuts exclusively from Uzbekistan. This is the only way we can be sure that the quality meets our high standards. The walnuts grow on wild trees around Samarkand. The area is largely organic and certified. The 1,000 or so farmers who only cultivate the area during harvest time belong to one of three large Fairtrade groups, Dustkul Bogi, Turkiston Gulba or Turob Bobo. Thanks to the cooperation with Fairtrade, the farmers can offer their families a secure income and their children a new perspective.
Drying: After the careful harvest, the walnuts are cracked. This is where our walnut fragments are created naturally. The walnut pieces are then gently dried with the help of the sun. The solar drying method used is very environmentally friendly and gentle on the product.
Purity: Once in Austria, the broken walnuts are pressure treated and laser cleaned as standard. With pressure removal, the interaction of pressure and time ensures absolute freedom from pests. During the subsequent multiple cleaning in the laser cleaning system, the walnuts are checked individually in order to rule out any foreign contamination.Swell:
1 Wikipedia real walnut / walnut
2 Wikipedia nut fruit
3 DEBInet German nutrition advice and information network
4 ORAC USDA Database
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