Fruit of the walnut tree, belonging to the juglandaceae family, with a crunchy texture and a light bitterness. There are two main forms : the fresh walnut with a water content above 20%, which gives it a soft flesh and a fresh aroma, and the dry walnut with a water content below 10%. Because of their lipid composition, walnuts are naturally rich in unsaturated fat, omega 3. Walnut is a high-energy nutritional fruit. The walnut of Grenoble is the world's first "Controlled Designation of Origin" (Protected Designation of Origin). The Controlled Designation of Origin was given in 1938.

Informations about the production

  • Volume : 2000 tons
  • Season : All along the year
  • Establishment of orchards : Drôme, Isère and Savoie.
  • Varieties : Fresh walnut : Lara
    Dry walnut : Fernor et Franquette
    Walnut of Grenoble (Protected Designation of Origin) : Franquette, Mayette, Parisienne
  • Packaging : in bulks (nets and boxes), bags (400g, 500g, 1kg)... Happy to heat.

Varietal calendar

September October November December January February March April May June July August Tons
WALNUT OF GRENOBLE AOP (Franquette, Mayette, Parisienne) Starting the new harvest 1500
DRY WALNUT FRANCE (Fernor) Starting the new harvest 300

*A varietal calendar is a theoretical projection, our productions are still subject to the weather conditions of each season.

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