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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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    Black Walnuts contain heart-healthy nutrients that can stave off obesity and cardiovascular disease, MU study finds

    Posted January 22, 2019

    Phytosterols harvested from the tree nut have a wide range of other potential uses, including cosmetics and nutritional supplements Story Contact: Austin Fitzgerald, fitzgeraldac@missouri.edu, 573-882-6217 COLUMBIA, Mo. – Black walnuts are a major industry in the Midwest, with about 23 million pounds processed annually in Missouri alone, and they are a ubiquitous presence on lawns in […]