Tree nuts, as the name suggests grow on trees, and include cashews, walnuts, pecans, almonds, hazelnuts, brazil nuts, pine nuts, macadamia nuts and pistachios. They can be eaten raw, roasted and salted and are added to foods to add crunch and flavour.
PRODUCTS COMMONLY CONTAINING TREE NUTS INCLUDE:
- mixed nuts
- nut oils
- nut butters/spreads
- pre-made sauces
- museli and nut bars
- flourless cakes (often provided as the gluten-free cake option in cafes)
- pastries such as baklava
- nut brittles
- salad dressings
- vegetarian meat alternatives
COMMON INGREDIENT LIST TERMS USED TO DESCRIBE TREE NUTS AND TREE NUT PRODUCTS:
- brazil nuts
- pine nuts
- macadamia nuts
Note: In Australia, New Zealand, USA and Europe, if any ingredient in the product is derived from tree nuts then this must be declared on the label.
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