No longer limited to the baking aisle, new pecan products and line extensions are hitting store shelves as consumers increasingly value the flavor and nutrition benefits of this mighty nut. With a long history of being a holiday favorite, pecans are now a sought-after nut in a wide range of nutritious foods and beverages available year-round. From creamy nut butters and spicy seasoned nuts to functional protein bars and even plant-based meat alternatives, pecans provide flavor and functional benefits that can enhance a variety of snack applications.