Pecans

Pecans

Pecans

Latin: 
Carya Illinoinenis, of the Juglandaceae family

The pecan is the most important nut tree native to the North American Continent and can be traced back to the 16th century. 95% of the world’s supply comes from North America. There are four main varieties, Stuart, Western Schley, Desirable and Native. These account for 75% of the products on the market. The main market is for decorating cookies, candies, cakes and as an addition to snack mixes.

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