Black Walnut Crop Update November 14, 2022

Posted November 17, 2022

The Black Walnut harvest is winding down and the last of the nuts are coming in to the plant.  Most hullers finish buying today as the weather turns colder – even with snow tonight in parts of the harvest area.  Total purchases through Monday Nov. 14 are almost 12 million pounds, which is a little […]

Read More


Posted October 20, 2022

The Black Walnut Harvest is going strong! Now in the third week of the buying season, more Black Walnuts have fallen from the trees and harvesters are busy picking them up.  Over 180 hulling stations throughout Missouri and 12 other Midwestern states are open to buy freshly-fallen Black Walnuts harvested by hand from thousands of […]

Read More

Why bakery foods and home baking remain hot trends

Posted October 19, 2022

October 2022 Home baking became a hot trend when Covid lock-downs hit in 2020, and it’s not done. Interest in home baking remains strong, fueled by a heightened appreciation for premium bakery foods at home, as well as from the grocery store, restaurant, or even the local convenience store. Here are six reasons why: 1. […]

Read More

Black Walnut Crop Update: October 4, 2022

Posted October 4, 2022

The Black Walnut Harvest is here! Beginning this week, over 180 hulling stations throughout Missouri and 12 other Midwestern states open to buy freshly-fallen Black Walnuts harvested by hand from thousands of people in rural areas.  Picking up the “cash on the ground” is a fall tradition in the Ozarks and other parts of the […]

Read More

Big Demand for Bold, Authentic, Real Taste

Posted August 31, 2022

Today’s consumers are more focused than ever on combining bold new tastes, variety, healthfulness, and sustainability in their food choices. And the trend is growing. “Variety” for many shoppers means new tastes, positive health benefits, and sustainable production. The younger the demographic, the more important this combined decision matrix becomes. And this is where Black […]

Read More

The Incredible Health Power of Nut Powder

Posted June 25, 2022

Protein powder has left the gym and gone mainstream. What started as a supplement for body builders and professional athletes seeking to bulk up muscles, is now being used by active, health conscious people of all descriptions. And among the hottest categories of protein powder are nut powders, including wild, sustainable Black Walnut powder, because […]

Read More

Wild Foods: Untamed Nutrition

Posted May 4, 2022

Wild Foods: Untamed Nutrition is Gaining Popularity May 2022 True wild foods live at the intersection of sustainability, good health, and great taste. So, it’s no surprise they’re gaining popularity. In fact, more than one in four US adults follows some type of lifestyle associated with health and sustainability, representing nearly 50 million people. These […]

Read More

Black Walnuts: The Heart-healthy Superfood

Posted March 29, 2022

The Food-as-Medicine trend has put the spotlight on this nutritious, sustainable, wild-harvested tree nut March 2022 If you have a medical condition, avoid certain ingredients, or suffer from an allergy, you probably spend a lot more time reading food labels to find products that fit your diet and support your health. That makes you part […]

Read More

New Report: The Wellness Evolution—what’s driving it?

Posted February 9, 2022

Special Report Black Walnuts Powering the Wellness Evolution This robust, sustainable superfood is the wild nutritional powerhouse among tree nuts The lingering global pandemic has altered lives, habits, and personal perspectives about health and wellness. Food as medicine is gaining mainstream traction as a key part of disease prevention and wellness. This “Wellness Evolution” also […]

Read More