The almond is an edible seed that grows on the tree ‘Prunus dulcis ’, more commonly called the almond tree. There are at least twenty-five varieties of almonds and they can be divided into ten main types. There have been several studies about their benefits on heart health, diabetes and weight management which make them a very healthy snack.

Health benefits:

  • This very healthy product is one of the most important products in any assortment with nuts.
  • A top source of antioxidant vitamin E.
  • Rich in magnesium.
  • Good source of protein and fibre.


  • They can be used in the bakery industry in many forms: almond paste, chopped almonds, almond flour and others.
  • Use in the ice cream industry.

Nutritional information per 100 gr of Almonds

  • Energy: 575 kcl
  • Protein: 21 g
  • Total fat: 49 g
  • Saturated Fat: 4 g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 31 g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 12 g
  • Carbohydrates: 20 g
  • Fiber: 12 g
  • Calcium: 264mg
  • Iron: 3.72mg
  • Selenium: 2.5mcg
  • Phosporus: 484mg
  • Magnesium: 268 mg
  • Sodium: 1mg
  • Potassium: 705mg
  • Vitamin A: 1IU
  • Vitamin B6: 0,14mg
  • VitaminE: 26mg