Roasted Sunflower Seeds

ITC NUTS COMPANY is engaged in the manufacture, wholesale and export of roasted sunflower seeds. In addition, our company produces and exports Turkish Antep pistachios, authentic Turkish delight, Turkish baklava with pistachio, dried nuts and spices.

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Roasted Sunflower Seeds

roasted sunflower seeds


Roasted Sunflower seeds, which are frequently consumed in our country, have high nutritional value. This dried nut is known as "crocus" in the Aegean Region. It is obtained from the fruit of the sunflower plant and is beneficial for health. These cores are generally produced in the Central Anatolia Region.

By roasting sunflower seeds, its flavor is further enhanced. More than one technique is used for roasting. Which type to choose depends on the taste and condition of the nut. The roasting process changes the structure of the nuts. Thus, the bean becomes more crispy. At the same time, the ratio of protein, fat and carbohydrates remains high. Therefore, there is not much difference between raw and roasted sunflower seeds. Both types of seeds are extremely beneficial for health.

What Are the Benefits of Roasted Sunflower Seeds?


There is a high percentage of fiber in roasted sunflower seeds. In this way, it has a positive effect on the digestive system and provides long-term satiety. Thanks to its potassium content, it protects blood pressure and keeps normal muscle functions in balance.

Roasted Sunflower seeds containing iron help carry oxygen in the body. It contributes to the formation of hemoglobin and red blood cells. It improves the immune system, reduces fatigue and fatigue. It also supports cell division.

Roasted sunflower seeds contain mono or polyunsaturated fatty acids. During the diet, these acids are replaced by saturated fats. In this way, it keeps the cholesterol level in balance. It also protects bones and increases muscle mass thanks to the protein contained in it.

How to Roast Sunflower Seeds?


Roasted sunflower seeds can be obtained using a roasting machine, oven,  and pan.

Roasteting machine is widely preferred. For this, seeds are placed in the chamber of the machine. Then the machine will work without any break and roast the sunflower seeds. Each roasted seed is poured into the tray at the front of the machine. This method is especially recommended for those who will obtain large amounts of roasted sunflower seeds.

In the oven roasting method, approximately one kilogram of sunflower seeds can be roasted at a time. The roasting process takes approximately twenty minutes. For this, a spoonful of flour is sprinkled over the seeds. Then a glass of brine is prepared and poured over the beans. It is ensured that all beans are contaminated with this mixture. The cooking process takes place at 170 - 180 degrees oven. With this application, salty sunflower seeds will be obtained. The process of roasting in the microwave oven is similar, the only difference being that the amount is less.

For pan roasted sunflower seeds, the seeds are mixed continuously over medium heat. If salted sunflower seeds are to be made, a mixture of flour and salt water should be used. It is necessary not to leave the top of the pan to prevent the beans from burning.

Nutrition Facts of Sunflower Seeds

Roasted salted sunflower seeds have high nutritional value. It contains carbohydrate, fiber, iron, calcium, protein, potassium, fat, A and C vitamins. There is 645 mg of potassium in 100 grams of sunflower seeds. Potassium is 20.8 g and calcium is 78 mg. Experts recommend that women consume about 25 grams of sunflower seeds per day and men about 38 grams per day.


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