Black Walnut Crop Update: October 15th, 2021

Posted October 15, 2021

The Black Walnut Harvest is really going! The first two weeks of the season were a little slow, as nuts stayed on trees and rain dampened the Midwest harvest area, but strong winds last weekend brought down a lot of nuts so pickers have been more active lately. With several clear, cool, nice fall days […]

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Ice Cream Sales Climb on Indulgence and Healthy Inclusions

Posted July 21, 2021

More than any other comfort food, ice cream creates emotion, memories, and good feelings. And as the U.S. continues to open up after a long Covid hibernation, sales show no signs of slowing. Especially premium ice creams and nostalgic flavors like Black Walnut, one of Baskin-Robbins’ original 31, and a perennial top 10 flavor in […]

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5 Things You Need to Know About the Health Benefits of Black Walnuts

Posted January 6, 2020

American Black Walnuts not only provide a rich, earthy flavor, but this unique nut offers many health benefits too.  You can easily boost the nutritional profile by adding Black Walnuts to yogurt, oatmeal and salads, or even recipes like fish, chicken or energy bars.  Toasted Black Walnuts are a perfect addition to trail mixes or […]

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Hammons 2019 Holiday Gift Guide

Posted December 6, 2019

Treat friends, family, coworkers and neighbors with the gift of Black Walnuts this holiday season. From a bag of recipe ready Black Walnuts to an essential Harvester tool, there is a Black Walnut gift for everyone. Here’s our 2019 Holiday Gift Guide for the Black Walnut lovers in your life. 1. Hammons Recipe Ready Black […]

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Hammons Celebrates National Nut Day

Posted October 21, 2019

Happy National Walnut Day!  This day in 1958 marked the first National Walnut Day in history.  Each year on this day both varieties of walnuts (English and Black) are promoted for their benefits and differences. Black Walnuts have been around longer than nearly every other American food.  As a matter of fact, cooking with Black […]

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