Baking & Snack - August 2018 - 17
CHOPPED, PURÉED, OR HALVED
WALNUTS MAKE BAKING BETTER
OF CONSUMERS ARE LIKELY
72% TO BUY FOOD PRODUCTS
WHEN THEY INCLUDE WALNUTS
That's because walnuts bring a premium
image, heart-healthy2 goodness and
delicious taste and texture to just about
every product imaginable. And they are the
only nut signiﬁcantly high in ALA omega-3's3.
Light walnuts have earthy notes and mild
ﬂavor, and are perfect for fresh shavings
on desserts, or chopped for butter crusts.
Toasted, they add ﬂavor to baked goods.
Amber walnuts complement rich chocolate
desserts with their robust ﬂavor and slightly
High quality California walnuts are available
Per one ounce serving
1 April 2017 California Walnuts Attitude and Usage Study
2 Heart-Check food certification does not apply to recipes unless expressly stated. See heartcheckmark.org/guidelines.
3 Supportive but not conclusive research shows that eating 1.5 ounces of walnuts per day, as part of a low saturated fat and low cholesterol diet and not resulting in increased calorie intake, may
reduce the risk of coronary heart disease. (FDA) One ounce of walnuts provides 18g of total fat, 2.5g of monounsaturated fat, 13g of polyunsaturated fat including 2.5g of alpha-linolenic acid - the
plant-based omega-3 - and has 4g of protein and 2g of fiber.