The Brazil Nut is one of the worlds most fabulous nut. Fabulous in the manner of its growth, its gathering, its distribution and the perils associated with bringing it out of the jungle where it thrives. Brazil nut tress can reach over 50m of height and over 200 years old. Nutritionally they are an excellent source of dietary fiber, unsaturated fats, various vitamins and minerals such as thiamin, vitamin E, magnesium, phosphorus, manganese and zinc. Brazil Nuts are an excellent snack and an excellent addition to many dishes.