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Brazil nuts

Commodity Description

The Brazil nut is a South American tree in the family Lecythidaceae, and it is also the name of the tree's commercially harvested edible seeds. It is one of the largest and longest-lived trees in the Amazon rainforest. A tall South American tree (Bertholletia excelsa of the family Lecythidaceae) bears large globular capsules each containing several closely packed roughly triangular oily edible nuts. They are a good source of healthful fats, protein, fiber, and selenium

  • Product Name: Brazil nuts
  • Botanical Name: Bertholletia excelsa
  • HS Code
  • 080120 (fresh or dried, whether or not shelled or peeled)