Australian Walnut Industry Association

AWIA is the peak body representing and promoting the walnut industry in Australia.

AWIA provides standards for best practice in all aspects of walnut production, from orchard development, through harvesting and processing, to marketing.

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A Handful or 2 of Walnuts Daily Is Good for You

Scottish research examined how eating half a handful of walnuts each day (15g or five whole nuts) over a four week period impacts cardiovascular risk (lipid profile, arterial stiffness and platelet activation) in 30 young healthy males.[#2] Walnuts are rich in alpha...

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Australians Eat More Nuts

The Australian Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry has recently released the “Australian Food Statistics 2009-2010”. It notes that in the 20 year period between 1987 to 2007 the consumption of tree nuts has increased by 157%. According to the Department,...

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Featured Walnut Recipes

Walnut crusted lamb cutlets

1¾ cups finely crushed walnuts ¼ cup dried panko breadcrumbs 1/3 cup finely grated parmesan 1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh rosemary salt and cracked black pepper 12 lamb cutlets, trimmed Place the walnuts, breadcrumbs, parmesan, rosemary, salt and pepper in a large...

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Pork, pear and walnut salad

½ cup walnut halves, toasted 450g pork fillet, trimmed sea salt and cracked black pepper 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 teaspoon walnut oil 3 teaspoons red wine vinegar 1 teaspoon wholegrain mustard 2 green pears, cut into thin wedges 90g baby rocket Heat a little oil in a...

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Walnut Bliss Balls

1 cup roughly chopped toasted walnuts 1 cup chopped pitted dates 1½ tablespoons raw cocoa or cocoa 2 teaspoons chia seeds Place the dates, walnuts and cocoa in the bowl of a large food processor along with two teaspoons water and blend for 1 minute or until mixture is...

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