Some jewelers use walnut shells, finely ground to polish gemstones.
In Latin, apricot means "precious", a label earned because it ripens earlier than other summer fruits.
Figs provide more fiber than any other common fruit or vegetable.
The macadamia nut has the hardest of all nut shells.
An Australian has invented a car that runs on peanuts.
The filbert was named for St. Filberts day as this is when the filbert bush blooms.
In ancient Rome, newlyweds were showered with almonds as a symbol of fertility.
For many years the fig has been used as a coffee substitute.
Turkhan Foods began in 2007 as a family owned walnut and almond processing company. Although relatively young, Turkhan Foods’ founder is a third generation nut processor with substantial international experience and global connections. The company’s management and processing team is also well seasoned in the nut industry with both domestic and International expertise. Reflecting the global nature of the business, Turkhan Foods is culturally diverse, representing many nationalities with multi-lingual capabilities.
While global in its marketing approach, the company has a local, small business approach to business. Our company is founded on the principles of Honesty, Integrity, and a motto of “Ease of Doing Business” in all its dealing. We also pursue “Quality”, “Service” and “Excellence” in all our endeavors.