New published study shows another health benefit of pecans

A new study published in Nutrients shows that eating just 1.5 ounces of pecans – one small handful – every day may protect adults at risk for developing cardiovascular disease (CVD) and type 2 diabetes (T2D). Conducted by researchers at the Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University, this study...

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New Year, New Recipes

Layered Mason Jar Salad From Brenda McGranahan, Cinnabon, & Benjamin Stanley, Baskin Robbins Prep 15 minutes | Cook 15 minutes | Serves 4 Ingredients For the Vinaigrette: 1/4 cup pecan oil 3 tablespoons apple cider vinegar 1 tablespoon honey 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt 1/8 teaspoon black pepper 2 cara cara oranges, zested 1 tablespoon bourbon,...

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Renowned Chefs Gain Pecan Insights at Pecan Chefs Summit

ATLANTA, Georgia — Commercial chefs’ appreciation for the versatility of pecans continues to grow thanks to the National Pecan Shellers Association’s (NPSA) annual Pecan Chefs Summit. The most recent Summit, a series committed to immersing research and development chefs into the world of pecans, convened in April in Birmingham, Alabama. Chefs experienced the flavors, food...

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Harvest Sights and Sounds at Sunnyland

These photos of harvest at Sunnyland Farms near Albany, Georgia, are certain to evoke the sounds, the smells and the feel of the earth moving for pecan growers who experience this special event every fall. These photos were taken by Emily Myers, executive director of the National Pecan Shellers Association (E.M. Connor Photography).   NPSA...

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NPSA Elects Board Members at Annual Meet

The National Pecan Shellers Association re-elected three members and elected three others to serve on the Board of Directors during the NPSA Annual Meeting Sept. 16-18 in Memphis, Tennessee. Jerry Fogle of Golden Kernel Pecan Co., Terri Lynn Schuck of Terri Lynn Inc. and Larry Willson of Sunnyland Farms Inc. were re-elected to new two-year...

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Shellers Address Current Issues At Mid-Winter Meet

ATLANTA, Ga. – Almost every major sheller in the pecan industry was represented at the 2009 NPSA Mid-Winter Meeting, February 26-28 at the Gaylord Palms resort in Kissimmee, FL. Two days of educational programming featured experts on government affairs, consumer trends, supply chain management, resource conservation, plant management, shipping and logistics, food safety and quality control. Members...

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NPSA Requests Support For Marketing, Promotion And Research Program

NPSA requests support for Marketing, Promotion and Research Program ATLANTA – The National Pecan Shellers Association’s Marketing, Promotion and Research Committee thanks the 65 pecan growers (companies, individuals and state/regional associations) who contributed more than $165,000 last year to the industry’s only national program designed to expand the market for pecans. The Marketing, Promotion and...

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Shellers Recap ’09 Crop, Hear Good Nutritional News

The National Pecan Shellers Association gathered for its Mid-Winter Meeting, Feb. 18-20, in New Orleans just as the city was winding down from a two-week celebration encompassing Mardi Gras and a Super Bowl victory for the Saints. However, some of the shellers were not feeling very victorious about their 2009 pecan-buying season as export markets...

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