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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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    Crop Update: December 3, 2019

    Posted December 4, 2019

    The annual Black Walnut Harvest is complete, with a total of over 12 million pounds of wild nuts picked up by thousands of people in 13 states. The pace for the first 3 weeks was slow, as most nuts stayed on the trees. Then it picked up a bit with nice weather in early November. […]

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    Crop Update: November 4th, 2019

    Posted November 4, 2019

               The annual Black Walnut Harvest has been going on across the Midwest since October 1. The pace for the first three weeks was slow, as most nuts stayed on the trees.  But last week, with strong winds, cold air and some nice days, the pace has increased — through November 1, our harvest total […]

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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 […]