Legal Mixed Nut Ratios

By law, the proportions in a package of mixed nuts produced in the United States is as follows:

Peanuts:  54%
Almonds:  23%
Hazelnuts:  9%
Cashews:  8%
Walnuts:  3%
Brazil nuts:  2%
Other:  1%

Airline snacks are exempt from this ruling if served in individual packages of 2 ounces or less.

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