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In a Nutshell

Looking for information on specific ​types of nuts​? Do you want to know more about ​nuts health benefits​? We cover an extensive range of topics in our blog, from health information and nut facts to industry trends and environmentally safe practices!

In addition to offering some of the ​best nuts online​, we pride ourselves on ensuring that our clients always have access to the top information and​ ​market reports​. On this page, you’ll find a variety of articles that discuss the health benefits of consuming ​popular nuts​, important facts, industry trends, recipes, environmental benefits and so much more. Our goal is to not only serve as a leading place to ​buy nuts​ in bulk but as a partner in your business’s efforts to source the cheapest nuts and seeds​ without having to sacrifice quality.

  1. Sourcing cashews responsibly with Olam and AtSource

    Cashew nuts are undoubtedly delicious. Because of their great taste and versatility, their popularity is continuing to rise. This is good news, but what can’t be ignored is that cashews are grown mainly by subsistence farmers in remote rural areas...

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  2. Best Products to Make Plant-Based Butter or Paste

    If you are in the business of making plant-based butter, paste, milk, or cheese, this is for you! Your company might be missing out on products that are tasty and cost-effective. As a vertically integrated bulk nut supplier, we're able to offer options to meet our customers' requests. Below is a list of different nuts that you can start using to add more quality to your products while cutting down costs...

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  3. Raw Nuts vs. Roasted Nuts: Which is Healthier?

    Nuts are a very healthy snack option and provide our bodies with a ton of healthy fats, fiber, and protein. They’ve also been shown to reduce cholesterol levels, blood sugar, and blood pressure. However, some people question whether roasting nuts affects their nutritional content. Roasting nuts adds a nice texture and crunch, as well as improving the flavor and aroma, but is it best to eat nuts raw or roasted?

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  4. Working to “END” neglected tropical diseases in our lifetime

    1.7 billion people – or 1 in 5 globally – are affected by neglected tropical diseases (NTDs). Despite this, they remain a relatively unknown burden that are yet to be effectively tackled. 

    Olam – comprising  Olam Food Ingredients (OFI) and Olam Global Agri (OGA)  – has partnered with The END Fund – the only private philanthropic initiative solely dedicated to ending the most common NTDs – to improve the lives of people affected by these diseases. Together, we have been working across Olam's various supply chains in Africa - particularly cashew, as well as rice, grains, and other ingredients – to solve the burden of these diseases...

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  5. Industrial Packaging Breakdown: What Will Get You the Best Price?

    When working with bulk commodities, you will notice the question, “What Quantity are you Looking For?” getting asked frequently. Different reasons contribute to that question, starting with feasibility. It is no surprise that wholesale margins are divided by the units sold. Therefore, it is not that companies don’t want to sell you a smaller quantity for what a large quantity is worth...

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  6. Health Benefits of Peanuts

    Consuming edible nuts has a positive effect on your body when combined with a healthy lifestyle and regular exercise regime, and peanuts are no different.  They contain protein, fat, and other healthy nutrients the human body needs to function well.  In fact, there are studies that point out that consuming peanuts, as part of a healthy diet, could possibly reduce the risk of health disorders and even aid in the effective management of weight.  

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  7. Health Benefits of Hazelnuts

    Hazelnuts are a delicious snack that provide many health benefits when added to a balanced diet and healthy lifestyle.  This nut, which is sweet in flavor and can be consumed in a variety of ways, contains a healthy nutritional profile that includes protein, healthy fats, and vitamins, among more....

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  8. Health Benefits of Almonds

    Almonds are heavily produced in the United States, with California being the hub of production in the country. In fact, California is also one of the major suppliers of almonds to the world, accounting for nearly 80 percent of the world market.  Almonds are amongst the heathiest nuts in the world and incorporating them, in any shape or form, as part of a well-balanced diet has an array of positive effects on the human body...

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  9. Gluten Free Nuts

    Gluten-free diets are becoming more prevalent in today’s day and age, with one in five Americans admitting to giving up gluten in their food intake.  Most food items in their natural state are gluten-free and popular options include quinoa, fruits and vegetables, eggs, unprocessed beans, tapioca, white rice, fresh meat, fish, poultry, and nuts....

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  10. Olam Ghana Cashew Donates Medical Equipment to Sampa Hospital to Mark World AIDS Day

    AIDS, like COVID-19, is an illness that affects people all over the world. And as a global business, we’ve made it our mission to support the communities along our supply chains—which sometimes means providing essential medical supplies...

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