September 23, 2015

 

The 2014 harvest was a record year as growers received the highest recorded field price.  The 2015 minimum field price is $1.22 per pound, the second highest opening price ever. 

 

Turkey is expected to produce a late crop of about 700,000 tons.  Rains in the Black...

September 22, 2015

From left: 1991, Ben Mitchell III, Rich Birkemeier, Fred Herring, John Newell, Ben Mitchell Jr. 

 

This fall is the beginning of Willamette Hazelnut’s 40th Anniversary Celebration.  Willamette is the longest running full service hazelnut supplier in America.  We kicked t...

September 19, 2015

 

To show how much the industry has changed since 1976, here is a list of the field prices Oregon growers received the last 30 years.

 

 

1985 – $0.35

1986 – $0.43

1987 – $0.53

1988 – $0.45

1989 – $0.46

1990 – $0.43

1991 – $0.40

1992 – $0.32

1993 – $0.30

1994 – $0.46

1995 – $0.48

199...

September 18, 2015

The 2015 Oregon Hazelnut Production Forecast was released late August.  Hazelnuts are Oregon’s 8th leading producing commodity.  The USDA performed a series of tests to gather information about the upcoming crop.  Here’s how they conducted the survey:

  • Samp...

September 17, 2015

Ingredients

 

            ½ cup blanched hazelnuts

            1 garlic clove, chopped

            1 cup (packed) fresh cilantro leaves with tender stems...

September 16, 2015

 

 

On Saturday, September 12th, at our Harvest Party, we released a company video that highlights our story, values, and the services we offer.  We used local talent for the music and videography and had a great time putting it together. We hope you enjoy it as much as...

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