If you’re looking for a local, healthy snack that tastes great too, look no further than Hamakua Macadamia Nut Company! HI Now hosts Kanoe Gibson and Kainoa Carlson are doing a blind taste test to see if they can identify the company’s unique flavors.
Sponsored by Hawaii State Department of Agriculture
Hamakua Macadamia Nut Company farms approximately 1,600 acres in the southern part of Hawaii Island in the District of Kau. The company also has about 400 acres just outside of Hilo and purchases crop from over 150 independent farmers from all over the Isand of Hawaii.
What sets its macadamia nuts apart from the rest? The freshness. Since the nuts are grown and processed in Hawaii, there is never a delay in getting fresh product to families around the islands.
Its number one selling product is the Lightly Salted Macadamia Nut. The company also offers Unsalted, Chili Peppah, Wasabi, Kikkoman, Island Onion and SPAM flavors. If you have a sweet tooth, it also makes a Kona Coffee Glazed Macadamia Nut, which is great for a dessert or morning pick-me-up!
Macadamia nuts are high in monosaturated fats, or the “good fats,” which help lower cholesterol levels. Macadamia nuts are also a wonderful source of vitamins and protein.
Hamakua Macadamia Nut Company also sells product in larger quantities than its standard 5 oz. cans or 10 oz. pouches. You can also find a four lb. vacuum sealed bag in Salted and Unsalted.
If you have had a macadamia nut cookie in Hawaii, the odds are that the nut came from Hamakua Macadamia Nut Company! If you want to learn more or order any of the products from Hamakua Macadamia Nut Company, you can visit hawnnut.com.
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For more information: hawnnut.com