What the heck is a Pili nut?
The Pili nut (pronounced “peel-y”) is a rich, buttery tree nut, wild harvested from deep in the Filipino rainforest. Its taste is unlike any other in world, often approximated as a combination between a macadamia nut and a cashew, but with a stronger, more tender flavor.
Pili nuts are harvested from the Pili Tree, or Canarium Ovatum plant, a massive, beautiful tree native to the tropical rainforests of Southeast Asia. For many years the Pili nut has been a popular snack throughout Asia— typically served as a fried and sugar-coated dessert. When our founder, Jason Thomas, discovered Pili nuts for himself while on a kitesurfing trip to the Philippines, he fell in love with their rich flavor and was inspired to share them with the rest of the world. Instead of frying them however, he decided to offer them as a healthy eating choice and sold them in pure, sprouted form.
Served in their activated state, Pili nuts hold a wide range of nutrients, providing a plethora of health benefits. Containing many essential vitamins and minerals and the highest fat and lowest carbohydrate content of any nut, Pili nuts are a perfect addition to an active lifestyle. Not only are they healthy for you, but for the environment as well. Wild harvested Pili nuts keep environmental damage to a minimum, so you can feel comfortable that your choice of nuts is also a good choice for the world.