PINE NUTS - Kosher/Gluten Free

Pine Nuts
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PINE NUTS - Kosher/Gluten Free



Pine Nuts have been a delicacy in many cuisines for centuries. The eating of Pine Nuts dates back to ancient Greek and Roman times when they were commonly preserved in honey. Common as a food for Native American Indians of various tribes, Pine Nuts were also used in Latino, Mediterranean and Oriental cultures. Pine Nuts are also called Pignoli, Pinon, Pignon, Pignolia, Pignoli and Pinhao. Pine Nuts are the edible seeds which are produced from several varieties of Pine Trees. Small and elongated, the Pine Nuts grow inside the "Pine Cone" and to be released, the Pine Cone must be heated to loosen the Nuts. The seeds have a soft texture and sweet, buttery flavor when raw and after being toasted they have a slight crunch.

Ingredient Statement:

Pine Nuts. (Contains Tree Nuts)

Pine Nuts are delicious toasted and sprinkled on salads, combined with dried fruit in rice pilaf, or tossed with pasta. Pine Nuts are a main ingredient in Italian pignolia cookies. Many dishes can be made with these delightful nuts, Cassata with strawberry puree, chicken with artichokes and lemon, fennel and escarole stuffing with Pine Nuts, pan-seared penne and greens with feta and Pine Nuts, and sausage, pepper, brie and Pine Nuts in puff pastry.

Recommended Preparation Instructions:

Add pine nuts directly to recipe or toast for a nuttier flavor.  Do not toast pine nuts when using in cookies or other baked recipes.

Product Description

Pine Nuts, also known as Pignoli, have been a delicacy in many cuisines for centuries. Pine Nuts are the nut, which is produced from several varieties of pine trees. The Pine Nuts grow inside the pine cone and to be released the pine cone must be heated to loosen the nuts. The strong flavor of Pine Nuts mellows with cooking and is replaced with a nutty, almost sweet taste.


Color: White to tan.

Flavor: Nuts, pine flavor.

Size: Approximately ¼ inch in length.


Moisture: N/A

Sulfites: N/A

Heat Level: N/A

Ingredient Statement:

Pine Nuts.

Allergen Statement

Contains Tree Nuts.

Packaging & Storage

Shelf Life: Min 12 months (under optimum storage conditions).

Packaging: Poly bag in box.

Storage Conditions: Store in a dry, cool place.

About Nutritional Information

Chieftain Wild Rice Company gathers nutritional information from highly regarded sources. Nutritional analysis can vary due to growing conditions, frequency of testing, and other factors.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 110g (uncooked)
Amount Per Serving
Calories 673 Calories from Fat 612
  % Daily Value *
Total Fat 68 105%
Saturated Fat 5g 25%
Trans Fat 0g  
Cholesterol 0g 0%
Sodium 2mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 13 g 4%
Dietary Fiber 4g 16%
Sugars4 g  
Vitamin A 1%
Vitamin C 2%
Calcium 2%
Iron 33%
* The Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.