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HBS Foods Ltd - Almonds

Almonds

Main Growing Regions: California, Spain,  Italy and Greece

There is one crop per year, which is harvested generally in September. Crop yields do vary from year to year . Our Almonds are imported mainly from California ,we import without shells as brown almonds (with skin on) and blanched almonds (without skins) Some of the almonds arrive already processed this is often more economical . Almonds can be supplied in many different ways for different applications  from Whole shelled almonds ,Whole Blanched Almonds  then as cut products Flaked, Strip, Split or Nibbed also made to a fine Ground Powder .All of the above can also be supplied in a Roasted form.The product has a wide culinary use as well as bakery And cereal manufacture. Has good properties for dietary requirements.

HBS Foods Ltd - Brazil NutsBrazilnut

Main Growing Regions: Brazil, Bolivia and Peru

The Brazilnut grows in the jungle area of South America on very large trees . Generally harvested once a year can be affected badly by weather condition in the Amazon jungle area to the availability of the product. All nuts of varies sizes are imported with out shells. The shelling of Brazilnuts is still a little primitive and is  done by hand after being heat treated to make the shells crack.  We can further process as Wholes, Chopped ,Nibbed or Sliced product. Used in breakfast cereal products and confectionery.

HBS Foods Ltd - Cashew NutsCashew Nuts

Main Growing Regions: Brazil Indian Vietnam

The cashew nut grows as a pod underneath of the fruit of the cashew tree. We import the shelled product in various grades ranging from whole sized nuts to small pieces .We can process this into Flakes, Nibs, whole grades and split grades also Ground and Paste product.Used in confectionery manufacture and the ready meals industry.Also very popular in the snack industry



HBS Foods Ltd - Pecan NutsPecan Nuts

Main Growing Regions: South America and South Africa

The pecans grow on trees similar to an apple tree . They are harvested from November to January . The hard shelled nut is shaken from the tree cleaned and separated from the leaves and twigs and then stored in cold storage to maintain freshness. When required the nut is shelled cleaned and inspected prior to shipment .
We can supply Pieces, Halves of different sizes and nibbed product . Pecans a sweet nut can be used in breakfast cereals bakery and confectionery including the famous Pecan Danish.

HBS Foods Ltd - HazelnutsHazelnuts

Main Growing Regions: Turkey and Italy

The Hazelnut is grown on a small stubby tree generally found on hill sides of country area’s, the nuts are harvested in early September time and stored with the shells on. Prior to exporting shells are removed and the kernels processed by means of roasting and the skins removed. We import raw kernels for Flaking ,Grinding and nibbing we also bring in some roasted material that are used as Whole Roasted and nibbed product we can also produce Hazelnut Paste. This product is widely used in Breakfast cereal manufacturing as well as ice-cream and bakery trades. 

HBS Foods Ltd - Macadamia NutsMacadamia Nuts

Main Growing Regions: Australia, Hawaii and South Africa

The Macadamia nut grows on a short tree or large bush type plant the fruit forms in a smooth shell which then grows like a small bunch of grapes. The nut appears to be quite sweet and waxy texture. They can be supplied as whole nuts, halves and chopped pieces. They are used in the manufacture of cookies and muffins .Can also be salted as a snack product.

HBS Foods Ltd - PeanutsPeanuts

Main Growing Regions: Argentina, China, USA and India

Peanuts grow in the ground very much like a potato plant. They are soft shelled when harvested, dried out and shelled before shipment. Most of the product used for processing has also been blanched prior to shipment. Harvest time is generally September  . The Peanut can be supplied as Blanched or Roasted we process them into nibs flakes and ground product ,paste can also be produced . Peanuts are widely used in the bakery and confectionery industry also salted as a snack product.

HBS Foods Ltd - Pistachio NutsPistachio Nuts

Main Growing Regions: California and Iran

Iranian product is not suitable for processing due to high levels of impurities were as the Californian material is far cleaner but not as green in colour .the product grows on trees and is harvested during August and September .The harvested product can be sold as an in shell product often Roasted and Salted or as a kernel taken from the shell. The kernel can be Roasted and salted, Flaked or Nibbed .This product is often used in ice-cream manufacturing  pastry and continental sweet production as well as some meat production.

HBS Foods Ltd - WalnutsWalnuts

Main Growing Regions: China, India, California and France

Moldovan Walnuts are grown on trees  harvesting  varies from different parts of the world California is late spring were as India and China is late September time. France Moldova and California are usually better Quality material of a lighter colour were as China and India are the general industrial grades. These vary in colour from Light to Light Amber to Amber the latter being the darkest .Walnuts require a high degree of cleaning to remove septa and shell fragments from the product before that can be used in manufacturing . The product is sold as Halves and Pieces of a various sizes but can also be cut into graded pieces or nibbed into smaller particles .The bye product of Walnut meal can also be sold . Walnuts are widely used in bakery and Confectionery and also in Fresh salad products .

HBS Foods Ltd - PinenutsPine Kernels

Main Growing Region: China, Russia and Italy

Becoming a very popular product used in sauce manufacturing, salads and general cooking .We can supply as Whole Kernel,  Roasted Kernels or made into a paste.




HBS Foods Ltd - coconutCoconut

Main Growing Regions: Indonesia and The Philippines

Coconut sometimes not associated as part of the nut family . Coconut is grown on 
very tall palms and is hand harvested or let to fall from the palms when ripe. The shells are removed generally by hand the white meat is then removed from the copra (the skin between the shell and the meat) an dried out. This is then made into one of several grades Medium or Fine desiccated product or shredded finely into strands, it can also be chipped. These products can be lightly toasted if required. Very popular in confectionery manufacturing and also ready meals and bakery trades.   

:: Full Product List

Almonds

  • Blanched Ground
  • Blanched Flaked
  • Roasted Flaked
  • Blanched Nibbed
  • Roasted Nibbed
  • Blanched Split
  • Natural Shelled
  • Natural Roasted
  • Whole Blanched
  • Whole Roasted

Hazelnuts

  • Ground Natural
  • Roasted Meal
  • Natural Nibbed
  • Roastedl Nibbed
  • Natural Shelled
  • Whole Roasted
  • Natural Flaked
  • Roasted Flaked

Peanuts

  • Blanched Nibbed
  • Roasted Nibbed
  • Blanched Ground
  • Roasted Meal
  • Blanched Split
  • Roasted Split
  • Blanched Flaked
  • Roasted Flaked
  • Natural Shelled
    (Pale/Red skins)

Brazilnuts

  • Whole
  • Nibbed
  • Flaked
  • Chopped
  • Meal

 

Coconut

  • Fine
  • Medium
  • Chipped

Peacan Nuts

  • Pieces
  • Nibbed
  • Halves
  • Meal

 

PISTACHIOS

U.S.Origin

  • Nibbed
  • Whole
  • Flaked

 

Cashew Nuts

  • Graded Whole
    Blanched
  • Graded Whole
    Roasted
  • Blanched Fancy
    Split
  • Roasted Fancy
    Split
  • Blanched Nibbed
  • Roasted Nibbed
  • Blanched Ground

Walnuts

  • Meal
  • Halves
  • Pieces
  • Nibbed
  • Chopped

 

Mixed Products

  • Fine
  • Medium
  • Chipped

 

Nut Paste

  • Hazelnut
  • Roasted Peanut
  • Blanched Peanut
  • Cashew
  • Walnut

 

Sugar Stands

  • Chocolate
  • Mixed (assorted)

 

 

Pine Kernals

  • Whole
  • Whole Roasted


Dried Fruits

  • Raisins
  • Currants
  • Cranberries
  • Whole & Broken
    Cherries
  • Cut Mixed Peel
    (Orange & Lemon)

 

Dried Fruits

  • Apricots (Chopped
    or Whole)
  • Prunes (Chopped or
    Whole
  • Dates (Chopped or
    Whole
  • Sultanas
  • Wolf / Goji Berries