did you know?
Italy once held the position of world leaders in walnut production up until a few decades ago.
Now… Italy’s walnut production is 20% domestic & the rest? The rest of their walnut supply is imported from the USA! Yikes, that’s a big loss.
SUPPORT ITALIAN LOCAL WALNUTS!
What to look for when buying local Italian walnuts?
If you don’t get a chance to buy from local farmer’s markets, and ask their origins yourselves, here are a few tips for buying Italian walnuts.
Malizia & Sorrento varieties (Campania region walnuts)
Chandler & Lara varieties (Northern Italy walnuts)