Nuts used in confectionery

  • E. B. Bennion
  • G. S. T. Bamford
  • A. J. Bent


Tree nuts are the edible kernels of seeds of trees, and have been an important source of food for man since prehistoric times. Through the centuries many of the nut-bearing varieties of trees has been improved through cultivation.


Store Product Insect Apricot Kernel Glucose Syrup Bitter Almond Granulate Sugar 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • E. B. Bennion
  • G. S. T. Bamford
  • A. J. Bent
    • 1
  1. 1.Baking Technology Consultancy UnitSouth Bank UniversityLondonUK

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