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Great Pecan Facts

Great Pecan Facts:

1. PECANS CAN HELP YOU LOSE WEIGHT!

Pecans contain mono and poly unsaturated fats (the GOOD FATS) that help you to FEEL FULL!

2. PECANS CAN PROMOTE HEART HEALTH!

Pecans can lower LDL levels in heart patients, alleviating risk of heart complications or diseases. (Pecans contain no cholesterol or trans fat!)

3. PECANS CAN HELP TO FIGHT CANCER!

Pecans have antioxidant abilities that may offer protection against cell damage, which can fight certain cancers!

4. PECANS CAN HELP BLOOD PRESSURE!

Pecans can’t treat high blood
pressure, but eating 5 servings a week provides nutrients that play a major role
in alleviating the disease.

5. PECANS ARE TASTY AND GOOD FOR YOU!

Pecans have 19 vitamins and minerals: E, folic acid, Ca, Cu, Mn, Mg, P, Zn and tons of vitamin B.
Plus they are cholesterol free and low sodium!

6. TRY PECANS INSTEAD OF MEAT!

Ten pecan halves = one ounce of meat! A leaner choice than fatty beef or even chicken, and they’re very crunchy too!

7. PECANS ARE PART OF A HEALTHY DIET!

Eating 27 to 30 pecan halves per day, as part of a heart-healthy diet, can reduce your risk of heart disease.

8. PECANS ARE RICH IN ANTIOXIDANTS!

Pecans have more antioxidants than any other nut, which fight cell damage, heart disease, Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s and even some cancers.

9. PECANS CAN HELP YOUR IMMUNE SYSTEM!

Pecans contain Arginine, which can help with blood flow,healing, memory, arthritis, depression, hair and muscle growth, aging, sleeping, and much more. Check with your doctor before beginning any diet.

10. PECAN IS THE STATE TREE OF TEXAS!

Named in 1919 because of its delicious nuts. Pecan trees can grow 70 feet to over 100 feet
and can live over 300 years! The Pecan was also adopted as the state health nut and the Pecan Pie is the official state pie of Texas.

 

Pecan Harvest Season

Pecan Harvest

Flavorful Taste

San Saba, Texas “The Pecan Capital of the World” celebrates its Pecan Harvest Season and the flavorful thin-shelled pecan each fall. Many of the most popular varieties are the Cheyenne and Pawnee. They are both very thin-shelled, easy to peel, have a plump meat and a slightly sweet taste. This makes them an excellent choice for baking. 

Candies and Flavored Pecans

In addition to the In-Shell Pecans, Cracked Pecans, Shelled Pecan Halves and Pieces, the candy-makers are en-robing Chocolate Pecans and boiling up Jalapeno Pecan Brittle. The bakers have the Pecan Pie baking and the Pecans roasting, the packagers are dipping, Chewy Pecan Pralines. During Pecan Harvest Season, the pecans businesses work many long hours, but it’s just something we all do. It’s in our blood and we wouldn’t change it for the world.

The Community 

People in San Saba County long have gathered, sold and enjoyed pecans that grow along the creeks and the San Saba River. As this marketable crop began, R.B. Bagley quickly became the largest pecan buyer and broker in the United States. Most of the counties commercial growers here in San Saba are family-run businesses that started out on a shoestring. So don’t forget to buy your Fresh Pecans from the Bagley Pecan family! After all we are not just another San Saba Pecan Company. We are celebrating our 105th. season.  

healthy pecan nuts

The Pecan – Queen of all Nuts!

Super Healthy Nuts for the Holiday Season!

Holiday Season means Pecans, Pecan Pies, Chocolate Pecans and lots of super healthy pecans nuts and treats! The pecan nut has a crunchy texture and a southern flavor that make a wonderful ingredient in all of your favorite dishes.

Pecans are good in Everything.

So why not use them everywhere? Pecans are native to America. These pricey little nuts are related to the walnut. Its a nut that can be tossed in any dish. Anything from stuffing them in meatloaf to tossing them in you cereal. Bagley Pecans even roast them and add them to their  #1 selling Pecan Coffees, Texas Pecan Coffee and Taste of Texas Pecan Coffee. We add super healthy pecan nuts to almost everything we do because of the great nutritional value they offer.

Pecans are good for you.

They are rich in minerals, antioxidants, fibers and vitamins which helps in promoting the cardiovascular health, digestive system, they could help with weight loss because of the good fats, that is where it gets good for the keto diet. Pecans could reduce the risk of breast cancer, promote bone and teeth health and can reduce blood pressure. Pecans offer anti-cancer properties by strengthening the immune system. Clear complexion? Yes, they have even been know to help with skin conditions and help with clear complexion. Pecans are a must!

The Processing of a Pecan.

Pecans are gathered as in shell pecans, they are then run through a cracking machine then straight to the shelling processing, as the end result is Pecan Halves  and Pecan Pieces  they are then packaged and sent to the shelves of retail stores and candy factories.

 Please visit bagleypecans for all of your pecan needs. After all, we’ve been in the pecan business industy for 105 years. We know pecans.

If you need to buy whole In-Shell Pecans in bulk please visit http://www.bagleypecan.com to find a buying station near you.