Spring 2014

    We had a warm, moist early spring which is generally bad news for our number one enemy, walnut blight. Blight is a bacterial infection which enters the flower and pollen during rain events and    develops through the season to cause unsightly black marks on the green husk and eventually on the shell […]

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Another Gold Medal!

Our pickled walnuts  triumphed once again by being awarded a GOLD Medal at the Hobart Fine Food Awards last month in the Savoury Preserves category. This follows the gold medal we were awarded in 2012. There was no suitable category to enter our raw kernel , so we have never been able to benchmark this

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Harvest outcome

I’ve been a bit slow getting back to refresh the website with latest developments but I can tell you we have produced just over 6 tonnes of graded nuts after all the processing and quality control. That isn’t bad but we have several measures in place to improve that next season if the weather gods

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Happy Customer!

I was very chuffed to hear from one of our on-line customers recently, Antonella T from Sydney. After we completed our transaction she got back to me by email and wrote:   Thank you ! We purchased some on our recent trip to Tasmania and I now can’t live without them ! THE BEST walnuts

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Coaldale Walnuts attends Bream Creek Farmers Market

We had a great day on Sunday 6th November when we went to the Bream Creek Farmers Market for our first time. (http://breamcreekfarmersmarket.wordpress.com) We had our brand new marquee and 3 new products – Fresh Roasted Walnuts, Savoury Roasted Walnuts (garlic, paprika, salt and pepper) and Cinnamon Sugared Roasted Walnuts. We sold out of these lines because

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Coaldale Pickled Walnuts wins Bronze Medal at 2013 Royal Sydney Fine Food Show

We just received advice we won a Bronze last weekend! We are very pleased with this. We had entered our vacuum sealed hand-cracked kernel also but the judges withdrew our entry after deciding that by “value adding” (a pre-condition for entry of all products) they really meant cooked or otherwise changed, not adding value to

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