Walnut Community
August 9, 2023

The Future of Plant-Based Meat Alternatives

Have plant-based meat alternatives reached a ceiling? The jury is still out, but there is evidence of a consumer acceptance plateau. Why? Consumers are starting...
Walnut Community
August 9, 2023

5 Versatile Ways to Use Walnuts in Retail Baking

A Case Study from the California Walnut Commission on Red Truck Bakery. Red Truck Bakery in Piedmont, Virginia, loves developing new bakery food recipes with...
Walnut Community
July 28, 2023

Formulating CPG Products with Walnuts to Capitalize on Mediterranean Diet’s Popularity

The Mediterranean Diet was ranked the “best diet overall,” according to US News & World Report for the sixth year in a row. Walnuts are...
Walnut Community
July 26, 2023

Walnut Products Crunch Through Sweets & Snacks Expo

Snacking has evolved into a full-fledged lifestyle in the U.S., with younger generations fueling future sales potential and an uptick in the number of snacking...
Walnut Community
July 26, 2023

3 Takeaways From Summer Fancy Food Show

The future is now at the Specialty Foods Association Summer Fancy Food Show, and walnuts proved to be an ingredient with a wide range of...
Walnut Community
May 16, 2023

From Breakfast Tacos to Wonton Tacos: How California Walnuts are Revolutionizing Plant-Based Protein

Previous Next What’s for breakfast? California walnuts. Our favorite tree nut took center stage at the Culinary Institute of America’s Global Plant-Forward Culinary Summit in...
Walnut Community
April 12, 2023

Walnuts + Chocolate Exemplify Permissible Indulgence

The focus on healthful indulgence knows no boundaries, and even the chocolate category’s manufacturers are answering the consumer call for sweets mixed with nutritious ingredients....
Walnut Community
April 12, 2023

Walnuts Add Plant-Based Transparency to Food Bars

Consumers want to know what’s in the products they are buying. In fact, label reading has never been more popular. New Hope Network reported that...
Walnut Community
April 3, 2023

Walnuts Propel Natural Trends at Expo West

Touted as the “best Expo West in a decade,” the New Hope Network family of brands put on quite a show, hosting more than 3,000...
Walnut Community
March 3, 2023

Specialty Foods with Walnuts Star at Winter Fancy Food Show

The recent growth of the specialty foods category has surprised even the most seasoned food industry expert. Here’s the proof, according to the Specialty Food...