Do you Know? The macadamia nut was discovered by British colonists in Queensland, Australia, in 1857. Walter Hill, who was the Director of the Botany Garden in Brisbane, found one of the nuts, cracked it open using a vise, and planted the seed. This “first” macadamia nut tree is still growing and producing nuts, although typically the trees only produce for about 70 years. Those days, Macadamia nuts were treated equal to gold, The richest of rich only got to taste it. Later the nuts were commercially grown in many parts of the world including American and African continents. Macadamia nuts are never picked. They are harvested from the ground after they fall off the tree Macadamia oil is a prized ingredient in many cosmetics and skincare products thanks to its high concentration of omega-7 palmitoleic acid Benefits: Macadamia nuts are a good source of protein. Macadamia nuts contain potassium. Potassium is a necessary element that our body needs to perform specific functions. Goingnuts brings you the finest Macadamia nuts all the way from Africa. Storage: Due to high fat content of macadamia nuts, it’s important to store them in the refrigerator and consume them within two months.