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 Macadamia Nuts are a healthy source of fat (due to it’s beneficial omega-3/omega-6 ratio) but retailers have not been able to make specific health claims … Continue reading FDA Allows Macadamia Nut Health Claims
What do you like to do with your Tiny Isle macnut butter? Instagram Contest August 1 – 21, winner is announced on American Eclipse Day, August 22 Post a picture of of your favorite or most creative way to use Macadamia Nut Butter and you could win a bunch of macadamia nut butter and a … Continue reading Enter our Instagram Contest!
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 use be 100% sourced from Hawaiian waters and made by a local business.
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.
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 is the largest producer of Macadamia nuts, so price news there will affect the entire market. It looks like in anticipation of a short supply … Continue reading South Africa Reports Rising Macadamia Nut Prices due to Short Supply
Here’s a recipe for a simple avocado salad that is really, mostly just avocado! Naturally, the success of this dish depends on having really good flavor and texture in your avocado. Use avocados that are ripening, but still firm enough to stay as chunks in the salad. If it’s too soft, you get a paste … Continue reading Tiny Isle Avocado Salad
Most of what you need to make guacamole can be found outside your back door here in Hawaii. We probably have 10 avocado trees around here, make that 10 different kinds of avo trees! Several are ready now, so we are required to eat lots of avocado every day. Each of us here makes the … Continue reading Island-Style Guacamole
We sometimes get questions or comments about our use of agave nectar in our chocolate truffles and fudge. I’d like to share our perspective on this subject since the integrity of the ingredients in our products is a big concern for us and I believe for our customers as well. First, I’d like to stress that … Continue reading About Agave Nectar
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 find out more about them. Here is some of the information I came across in my explorations into the history and nutritional value of macnuts … Continue reading Everything You Ever Wanted to Know about Macadamia Nuts
Every three months, we’ll produce a new, seasonal fifth flavor, maybe repeat them every year, maybe keep inventing new ones. There are so many delicious possibilities, it would be impractical to produce them all, so over time, we’ll cycle through the best ideas to come out of the test kitchens.