Dark Chocolate Marcona Almonds
Imported Spanish Marcona almonds covered in rich dark chocolate. Marconas are known as the “Queen of Almonds,” and have a sweeter, softer and less “woody” flavor than conventional almonds. Only a small number of the world’s almonds come from Spain, but Spanish almonds are known for their unique profiles and excellent, natural cultivation processes. European regulations do not require almonds to be pasteurized, so the almonds of all varieties maintain a more natural texture and flavor.
Marcona Almonds vs. Regular Almonds
Marcona almonds are prized for being more tender, sweet, and delicate than regular almonds, with a nice buttery flavor that is due to their high oil and moisture content. California almonds have been described as tasting more “woody” in comparison. Long used in Spanish cuisine, Marcona almonds are now gaining popularity among Americans. Marcona almonds contain the same excellent health benefits as all almonds, including cholesterol-lowering monounsaturated fats. They are also an equally rich source of protein, antioxidants, iron, and calcium.
Use Marcona almonds in salads, with cheeses, alongside fruit, and in desserts. The Spanish use Marconas in tapas and treats like turron, a traditional nougat candy. The enjoyable flavor, and smooth, delicate texture of these unique almonds creates a wonderful snack in itself.
Ratings & Reviews
It’s my favorite chocolate candy snack at nuts.com! The chocolate is not too sweet and the almonds are a perfect crunch and saltiness!YING, Woodside, NY
sooo good ... and then they are gone! quickly!Edie, Lincolnshire, IL
Yes! Delicious quality dark chocolate surrounds a yummy marcona almond. One of my favorites.Patricia, Falls Church, VA
This is my favorite snack at nuts.com! The marcona almonds are always fresh and the dark chocolate covering is super yummy.YING, Woodside, NY
Marcona Almonds, Olive Oil, Semisweet chocolate (Sugar, Chocolate liquor, Cocoa Butter, Soy Lecithin (an emulsifier), and Vanilla), Confectioner's Glaze. Packaged in the same facility as peanuts, tree nuts, wheat, soy, and milk products.
Serving size 40g (~1.4 oz.)
|Amount per serving|
|Calories from Fat||140|
Store at room temperature for up to 6 months.
Approximately 100 pieces per pound.
Country of origin: United States