Pecan Ridge is a family owned business started in 1995 in Lubbock, Texas. We are dedicated to providing you with the very best pecan shelling in West Texas. Our products and services include:
- Pecan cracking & shelling
- Custom Orders
- York & Inertia Crackers
- Candied Pecans
- Pecan Jellies, Sauces & Toppings
- Pecan Coffee
- Gift Boxes and Baskets
We take pride in our products and guarantee all of them. In the unlikely event that your order is damaged in shipment or is unsatisfactory in any way, return damaged or unsatisfactory product within two weeks for complete refund or replacement, including postage.
- John and Vicki Jobe
All About Texas Pecans
The pecan tree is officially the state tree of Texas. Pecans are used in cooking from main dishes, in appetizers, on salads, in desserts and pies. The pecan is not only delicious, it is an excellent source of protein.
Pecans are among the top category of foods to contain the highest antioxidant capacity. Antioxidants have been shown to delay aging and decrease the risk of cancer, heart disease, and neurological diseases, like Alzheimers.
Below are a number of resources for more information on pecans:
Texas Pecan Board - http://www.texaspecans.org/health.html – Recipes, nutritional information, and more.
Pecans on Wikipeda - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pecans – Information and history on pecans.
Texas A&M - http://aggie-horticulture.tamu.edu/extension/homefruit/pecan/pecan.html – Information on pecan trees, care, and horticulture.
Go Texan - http://www.gotexan.org/LinkClick.aspx?fileticket=3SuOtnRAyQI%3D&tabid=460&mid=2779 – Pecan Recipes in a downloadable booklet.