Brazil Nuts are native to South America and are grown throughout the Amazon Rain Forrest. The Brazil Nut Tree is the largest tree to grow in the Amazon Forest reaching up to 50 metres in height and 1-2metres in diameter and can live from 500 – 1000 years of age. Brazils are in cased in a large pod, much like a coconut that contains between 10-25 nuts each. These pods drop from the tree at around 80km/h and are gathered from the ground by locals who travel into the Amazon Forest. Collecting Brazil nuts has proven to be very dangerous, sometimes even fatal hence why they’re one of the more pricey nuts.