Handler Information

The walnut handlers continue to adopt cutting edge technology to deliver a product that is nutritious and safe and meets rigorous international quality standards.

California walnuts supply two-thirds of the world’s walnut trade. This can be attributed to not only the growing popularity of walnuts as a healthy snack but also to the quality consciousness of the walnut handlers that has helped California walnuts become a much sought after brand.

Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs)

What are GMPs?

GMP's are guidelines to assure that food for human consumption is safe and has been prepared, packed and held under sanitary conditions. These guidelines deal with personnel involved in food processing, physical plant and grounds as well as facility construction and design.

Food Safety

Food Safety

The walnut industry has an exceptional track record for food safety for over a century.