Brazil Nuts

DID YOU KNOW?

The Brazil nut is the most economically important plant product that is harvested sustainably in the Amazonian rain forest. Close to 70% of the world’s supply comes from the Pando region, an area that only represents 3% of the Amazon forest.

RECIPES WITH Brazil Nuts

20 mins

Beginner
This Italian inspired versatile pesto recipe is a fresher take on a classic, with creamy Brazil nuts, basil and peas.

Nut & Dried Fruit Origins

NUTS & DriED
FRUIT QUIZ

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There is only one animal in the Amazonian rainforest that can crack the outer woody of Brazil nut woody capsule. True or false?

Correct! Wrong!

Correct answer: True. With its sharp, chisel-like teeth, the agouti is the only animal that can crack the Brazil nut capsule open and help with the dispersal of seeds.

Brazil nut is one of the tallest trees of the Amazon basin’s tropical rainforest. How many meters can it reach?

Correct! Wrong!

Correct answer: c) Brazil nut is one of the tallest trees of the Amazon Basin’s tropical rainforest, it can reach up to 50 m in height, an age of 1,000 years and may have a diameter of 20-30 m.

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Turmeric Latte with Brazil Nut

This recipe isn’t just for winter! Our Brazil nut latte with turmeric will spice up your day at whatever time of year!

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