Although almonds are commonly referred to as a nut, they are actually teardrop-shaped edible seeds that are the fruit of the almond tree. You can buy them shelled or blanched, which is when shelled almonds have been treated with hot water to remove the brown outer coating, leaving behind a smooth white interior.
Almonds contain relatively high levels of vitamin E, an antioxidant. In fact, they are one of the best natural sources of vitamin E, providing 37 percent of the recommended daily intake in just 1 ounce. Vitamin E helps protect cells from oxidative damage.ozstarmachine.com
Almond roasting process.
Roasted almond has different roasting type and aroma. One of them salted and roasted almond. Almond roasting machine completes the salting process first then continues to roasting process. Roasting temperature is very important to get tasty roasted almond.
Chocolate coated almond is very popular in Turkey. Chocolate needs to be prepared before coating process. Almond is roasted without salted. Chocolate and roasted almond mix in the coating drum. ( Dragee Machine). Dragee machine has heating system underneath of the drum with an air condition system.
Almonds can be consumed in many ways, roasted ,unroasted or salted, unsalted! From whole almonds to blanched, sliced and diced ones-as well as almond flour, paste, butter, oil, milk and more-almonds are incredibly versatile, satisfying and packed with powerful nutrition, supporting healthy and diverse diets the world over.