An Azure Guide to

Brazil Nuts

Grab this opportu-NUT-ty to feel healthier and enjoy a yummy snack with good-for-you Brazil nuts

Did you know?

Brazil nuts are technically not a nut. They are actually giant seeds!

Brazil nuts will always be at the top of a mixed nuts jar. If you like to mix your favorite nuts in a jar, Brazil nuts will shake to the top! Due to something called "granular convection", large Brazil nuts will happily sit at the top of heavier nuts, like almonds.

Brazil nuts are high in Selenium. Your entire daily recommended amount of brain-building selenium is in just two nuts!

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Benefits to Your Health

There's lots to love about Brazil nuts.

Thyroid supporting, mental health lifting and wellness boosting, what else can you ask for in a filling snack?

  • High Selenium Content

    Just two nuts will give you your daily recommended value of selenium

  • Packed With Ellagic Acid

    This cancer-fighting antioxidant offers anti-inflammatory effects and could even provide brain protective benefits! Research is ongoing in this exciting application.

  • Skin Smoothing Properties

    Ellagic Acid reduces inflammation in your skin cells by fighting the breakdown of collagen and reducing the inflammation that makes you puffy.

  • Supports Thyroid Health

    Selenium is a key nutrient for optimal thyroid health. Thyroids have more gram for gram concentration of selenium than any other tissue in the body.

  • Boosts Mental Health

    Brazil nuts can be beneficial to those with mood disorders triggered by low selenium. Since current research shows a link between low selenium and anxiety and depression, some chronic suffers like making Brazil nuts part of their regular diet.

Organic or Natural Options Available!

No matter where you are on your health journey, we have Brazil nuts that will suite your values and your budget.

Try our ORGANIC Brazil nuts for a bulk savings on certified organic nuts


Organic Brazil Nuts are certified organic, whole, raw, shelled and full-sized. Available in 2 lbs, 5 lbs, 10 lbs, and 44 lbs. Packaging is recyclable- you can even toss it in your compost pile!

Try our NATURAL Brazil nuts for a more affordable, non-GMO option.


Natural Brazil Nuts are Non-GMO, whole, raw, shelled and full-sized. Available in 2 lbs, 5 lbs, and 44 lbs. Packaging is recyclable- you can even toss it in your compost pile!

How to Harvest Brazil Nuts

  • Go to the Amazon River Basin

    Brazil nuts must be harvested from their natural habitat because a particular bee is needed for pollination.

  • Look for enormous, old trees

    Brazil nut trees can grow to 150 feet tall and can produce fruit for centuries.

  • Gather the hard pods nearby

    Brazil nut pods resemble coconuts and can weigh up to five pounds.

  • Open the pods

    There are 10 to 25 seeds in each pod, arranged into segments forming a sphere, like an orange.

  • Crack each shell to get the meat

    You can break into the shells more easily by first freezing them for 6 hours, baking them for 15 minutes, or bringing them to a boil for 2 minutes.

Try Brazil nuts for just $10/lb for certified ORGANIC nuts

(Price applies when you select a 5lb bag)

Choose ORGANIC Brazil nuts to reduce your exposure to pesticides, herbicides and support organic farmers in the amazon.

Not ready to go organic? We have non-GMO options too. 

Whether you choose organic or natural, non-GMO Brazil nuts, you'll receive it in fully-recyclable paper bags. You can even toss them in your compost pile!

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What do Brazil nuts taste like?

If you've never had one of these tasty treats, you can expect it to have a rich mouthfeel with a slight crunch and toughness. It reminds of a macadamia nut but is much larger and a bit tougher.

Many cultures grind Brazil nuts to make nut cakes or as a nutritional boost to savory dishes. They are also delicious raw. Soak and grind to make an ultra creamy milk alternative.

How to Use Brazil Nuts

Brazil nuts are delicious raw but they are also fun mix-ins for trail mix and their oily surface makes nut milk a natural choice.

Dreamin' of the Tropics Trail Mix

If you can’t get to the tropics, at least you can savor the taste of sunshine in this easy, breezy nut mix.

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Brazil Nut Milk

Creamy, rich and delicious—you can't go wrong with this yummy drink

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Stock Up On Brazil Nuts

Brazil nuts have a high amount of healthy fats and that means that they can go rancid quickly. We recommend purchasing Brazil nuts in reasonable amounts and storing in a cool, dark and dry spot without exposure to humidity or sunlight.

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Glass Storage Jars

Brazil nuts should be stored in a cool, dry location and these glass jars are a great size for the 5 lb bags. Cut off the label and tape to the outside, or pop inside the jar for easy reference.

*don't forget the lids!

Plastic Storage Buckets

When you love brazil nuts and go through larger quantities, you can buy in bulk and store in our range of food grade buckets. See our 2 gal, 3.5 gal or 5 gal sizes

*don't forget the lids!