Sunflower seeds are the seeds from the cheerful sunflower. Raw sunflower seeds have a mild taste, and as such a versatile ingredient for sweet and savoury dishes alike. Nutritionally, It is most noted for its high levels of alpha-tocopherol, one of the eight forms of the antioxidant vitamin E.
Wherever possible, purchase raw organic sunflower seeds. Avoid broken, limp or yellow seeds, which are probably rancid. Store sunflower seeds in the refrigerator or freezer to maintain freshness.« Back to Glossary Index