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    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 […]

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    BLACK WALNUT CROP UPDATE October 17, 2022

    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 […]

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    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. […]

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    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 […]

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    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 […]