- Marcona almonds, unique to Spain
- Smooth and crunchy
- By 1880, maker of gourmet turron candy
- Sautéed in extra virgin olive oil & sprinkled with salt
- Size - 4.4 lbs/2 Kg
Marcona almonds are truly the finest almonds in the world. They are tender and flavorful, packed with beneficial almond oils that are not only delicious, but good for you.
Sautéed and sprinkled with salt, this version of Marcona almonds is packed with extra virgin olive oil, which helps keep them tasting fresh and delicious. The oil protects the nuts from oxidation and keeps them nearly as fresh as the first day they were cooked!
Spain is the only source of Marcona almonds in the world. Since Spaniards covet them for many of their traditional gourmet treats, there remains a very limited supply of Marcona almonds for the rest of the world. These are made by 1880, the same company that produces our almond and honey turrón.
What makes Marconas even more precious is that the trees are early bloomers, making them especially vulnerable to late spring frosts. The small groves are found along the Mediterranean coasts of Spain -- from the southern coast of Málaga, proceeding east up the Mediterranean coast to Tarragona.
Almonds are one of the healthiest snacks. The nutrient density is so high that a small portion provides substantial nutrients. They also have a high content of cholesterol fighting mono unsaturated oil. A recent study showed that when people eat roughly a handful of almonds a day, they lowered their LDL cholesterol by 3%!
Blanched marcona almonds, extra virgin olive oil and salt (1%).
Serving size 23 pieces (32g). Servings per container about 62. Calories 210. Calories from fat 170. Total fat 19g (29%), saturated fat 1.5g (7%), cholesterol 0mg, sodium 160mg (7%), total carbohydrates 4g (1%), fiber 3g (11%), sugar 1g, protein 8g, vitamin A 0%, vitamin C 0%, calcium 2%, iron 8%. * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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Customer ReviewsAverage rating from 4 reviews Write a review
"Best of the best when it comes to nuts."
Don C Denman - Oklahoma City, OK - Apr 27, 2014
"as expected. really good one draw back was that is has too much olive oil at the bottom"
ERNESTO SABATER - Westville, NJ - Apr 21, 2014
"These almonds should be outlawed!!! They are more addictive than crack-cocaine. I couldn't stop eating them until they were all gone, and then I even used the olive oil in the bottom of the bucket to flavor other dishes. IMHO, these are the best nuts (of any kind) you'll ever taste, period."
Stuart Kinzler - Jul 12, 2011
"Marcona Almonds are a worthy luxury. The salty sweet crunch of these almonds is as good as it gets!"
Kristi - Feb 10, 2011