New Mexico Pinon Nuts
are authentic New Mexico Piñon
nuts more expensive than other
pine nuts? Pinon nuts are
the most desired variety of pine
nut, supply and demand work out
the retail price. We do not set
the price, the market does.
Nevada pine nuts "PiNYon"
taste like New Mexico Pinon nuts?
No - they do not. Nevada pine
nuts come from a different species
and most describe the flavor as
"resinous or Pine like".
Most prefer the New Mexico variety
because they taste buttery and
have almost no pine taste at all.
are pinon nuts scarce? There
was an extended drought over the
past 15 years that led to a die
off f 10-1% of the Pinon trees
5 years ago. Supply and demand
take over from there. Demand keeps
going up and the supply is not.
BE AWARE OF WHAT YOU ARE BUYING
ON THE INTERNET. Make sure if
you want real Piñon, you
read the small print of out of
state vendors. If the vendor in
not located in New Mexico they
are not regulated and can advertise
using the word pinon but sell
Buy from New Mexico Vendors to
are a New Mexico vendor.
New Mexico vendors are regulated
as to what we sell, so we can
not bait and switch and sell you
Nevada Pinyon, a
much less expensive variety.