The Surprisingly Inexpensive and Healthful Snack: Pecans in Bulk

Written by D'Anne Hotchkiss

November 14, 2023




The Surprisingly Inexpensive and Healthful Snack: Pecans in Bulk

Snacking is great for bridging between meals. But the art of snacking is tricky. You want to juggle convenience, flavor, variety, and cost, all while choosing a truly healthful food that  boosts your physical and mental well-being. Savory roasted pecans are just what you need.


Pecans in Bulk Save Money

Known for their buttery flavor and gentle crunch, pecans are a nutrient-rich and convenient snack. Our 21-ounce Pantry Packs are a cost-saving choice and come in many lightly seasoned savory flavors, so you always have a variety to choose from. Even if you live alone or have a small family, Pecan Pantry Packs are a sensible bulk purchase.

To keep them fresh tasting, always keep the pecans in the airtight container and store them in a cool pantry or cupboard. The recommended daily serving is one ounce, so a Pantry Pack will last you three weeks. However, if you need to keep the pecans longer, store them in the refrigerator, where they’ll stay fresh for up to 10 months.


Pecans are Power-Packed

The American Diabetes Association says eating pecans may help you avoid those unhealthful food cravings that prevent weight loss. When you have savory roasted pecans in bulk, it’s easy to grab a small handful for a power-packed and convenient snack any time of day.

Plus, pecans are considered a superfood, full of important nutrients, vegetarian protein, fiber, and healthful fat. They’re low in carbohydrates. They may reduce your risk of heart disease.

One ounce (28 grams) of pecans contains:

Protein: 2.5 grams

Fat: 20.5 grams

Carbs: 4 grams

Fiber: 2.7 grams

Copper: 38% of the Daily Value

Thiamine (vitamin B1): 16% of the Daily Value

Zinc: 12% of the Daily Value

Magnesium: 8% of the Daily Value

Phosphorus: 6% of the Daily Value

Iron: 4% of the Daily Value

All for just 196 calories.


Don’t Overlook Pecans in Bulk

Finally, when you get to the bottom of your Pantry Pack, don’t send it to the landfill. Instead, recycle it or reuse it to store other things and get even more value from your purchase.

When considering your snack options, pecans are a delicious and nutritious snack you don’t want to overlook. Buying savory roasted pecans in bulk are a very affordable and healthful snack option.

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