Walnuts

Walnuts, an extremely healthy food is the oldest tree food known to man, dating back to 7000 B.C. The Romans called walnuts Juglans regia, “Jupiter’s royal acorn.” Early history indicates that English walnuts came from ancient Persia, where they were reserved for royalty. Thus, the walnut is often known as the “Persian Walnut.” English merchant marines transported the product for trade to ports around the world that they became known as “English Walnuts.” Compared to certain other nuts such as almonds, peanuts and hazelnuts, walnuts (especially in th..

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