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Loss of Wild Macadamia Trees Threatens Genetic Diversity

Wild macadamia trees are disappearing from their native habitat. According to an article published in The Guardian, "In a nutshell: how the macadamia became a 'vulnerable' species", Macadamia tetraphylla, a species...

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On Macadamia Nuts and Organic Certification

We sometimes get asked whether Tiny Isle products are organic. The answer is, as far as certification goes, no. As far as food quality and food ethics are concerned, we...

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Kauai Vanilla Beans on Offer

As many of you know, we also have a vanillery here on Kauai. This is the first big year for beans out of our vanillery, and we now have beans...

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FDA: "Love" is not an Ingredient

Well, the official word is out, we're no longer allowed to put love into our products. Just kidding...really we're just not allowed to list "love" as in ingredient on our...

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FDA Allows Macadamia Nut Health Claims

The US Food and Drug Administration approved a request made by the Royal Hawaiian Macadamia Nut Corp. to use a health claim on their product labeling. We've long known that...

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We're Proud to be Using 100% Hawaiian Sea Salt

In most Tiny Isle products, salt plays a subtle, yet critical role in enhancing the flavor of the foods we produce. For us, it is essential that the salt we...

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Podcast: Chocolate is Multiple by Simran Sethi

Simran Sethi is the author of the book Bread, Wine, Chocolate: The Slow Loss of Foods We Love, named one of the best books of 2016 by the Smithsonian Institute....

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South Africa Reports Rising Macadamia Nut Prices due to Short Supply

It looks like we can add Macadamia nuts to the list of niche foods (like vanilla and chocolate) that are experiencing increased demand beyond what can be produced. South Africa...

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Everything You Ever Wanted to Know about Macadamia Nuts

Though I have always liked Macadamia nuts, I never really knew much about them. Since Tiny Isle uses lots of macnuts I thought I would do a little research and...

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