We are Growers! At Empire Nut Company, The Nevis and Thiara families are taking walnuts from their orchards and bringing that orchard fresh walnut to you in the simplest, fastest and most reliable manner. Along the way, we are seeking like-minded growers who share our vision of delivering Farm Fresh California Walnuts for the world to enjoy.
How Our Walnuts Are Handled
Our walnuts are brought from the orchards directly to our our processing plant where they are graded based on usage, in-shell or shelled, size and color.
InShell California Walnuts
In-shell walnuts are sized as jumbo, large, medium, or baby according to USDA standards.
Available package sizes
50 lb. (22.6 kg.)
25 kg. (55 lb.)
Ask us about custom packaging options.
Shelled California Walnuts
Walnuts are mechanically cracked. The shelled material is air-separated and screened for size and sent to electronic laser sorting units for kernel color and shell removal. The walnuts are certified to meet USDA grade standards and customer specifications.