When selecting unshelled nuts, choose ones that are heavy for their size, free from cracks and blemishes.
Shake unshelled nuts, they should not rattle; rattling is an indication of age.
Store unshelled nuts up to three months at room temperature or up to one year in the freezer.
Refrigerate shelled nuts for up to six months and freeze up to one year.
Sodium free; excellent source of manganese; good source of copper, thiamin (vitamin B1) and fiber.