Macadamia nuts

Macadamias are native to Australia. They are high in monounsaturated fat and rich in oleic acid

Benefits:

  • They are rich in oleic acid and have a fat content similar to olive oil.
  • They provide protein, fibre, folic acid, calcium and potassium.

Uses:

- Food:

  • Macadamias are considered one of the finest nuts in the world both because of their exquisite flavour and their high nutritional value.
  • Most macadamias are sold roasted or covered in chocolate.
  • They are also eaten in cooked dishes or roasted with honey.

- Beauty: The oil from the nut is used for cooking and as a base for cosmetics.