Category Archives: Pecan Production

Tip Sheet for Harvesting Natural Pecans

Pecans are ready to harvest when they begin to drop from the trees, usually around the time when the tree begins losing its leaves for the winter. Mature pecans have green husks which have turned brown and crack open. That’s how you know they are ready. To harvest pecans properly, be ready for them before…

How Natural Pecans are Harvested – Part 2

Last month, covered part 1 of how natural pecans are harvested we discussed how to prepare for a pecan harvest and how we harvest pecans here at Stahmanns, but also how you can harvest them yourself if you have pecan trees on your property. Inspecting and Drying the Pecans Once you collect the nuts, you…

A Year in the Life of an Estate Grown Pecan Farm–Part 4 – January

This is the fourth installment of our blog series a Year in the Life of an Estate-Grown Pecan Farm. This series provides you behind the scenes look at Stahmanns Pecans, one of the largest New Mexican pecan companies. This series will also include details about the harvesting of the fresh pecans to get them ready…

How Natural Pecans are Harvested – Part 1

Pecans are ready to harvest when they begin to drop from the trees, usually around the time when the tree begins losing its leaves for the winter. Mature pecans have green husks which have turned brown and crack open. That’s how you know they are ready. To harvest pecans properly you need to be ready…

A Year in the Life of an Estate Grown Pecan Farm–Part 3 – December

This is the third installment of our blog series a Year in the Life of an Estate-Grown Pecan Farm. This series provides you behind the scenes look at Stahmanns Pecans, one of the largest New Mexican pecan companies. This series will also include details about the harvesting of the fresh pecans to get them ready…

A Year on an Estate Grown Pecan Farm–Part 2 – November

This is the second installment of our blog series a Year in the Life of an Estate-Grown Pecan Farm. This series provides you with an inside look at what goes on behind the scenes at Stahmanns Pecans, one of the largest New Mexican pecan companies. This series will also include details about the processing of…

A Year in the Life of an Estate Grown Pecan Farm–Part 1 – October

This is the first installment of our blog series a Year in the Life of an Estate-Grown Pecan Farm. This series provides you with an inside look at what goes on behind the scenes at Stahmanns Pecans, one of the largest pecan farms in New Mexico. This series will also includes details about the processing…

Kosher Pecans are a Favorite for the Specialty Food Industry

Kosher pecans have many health benefits that are recognized by physicians and chefs. Being Kosher certified allows specialty food industries to buy pecans with no fear of additives, in addition to tasting the natural, pure flavor. It is never easy to know what has been added to store bought nuts, but when you buy pecans…

Ensuring Food Safety with SQF Certified Pecans on Stahmanns Estate

Bulk pecans are among the most popular nuts in the supermarkets because of their delicious flavor, variety of culinary uses, and ease of storage. But like all store-bought foods, consumers and specialty food managers should be aware of steps in ensuring food safety when buying and storing pecans in bulk. To help ensure food safety,…

Stahmanns Pecans: Experience and Lifetime Legacy of Growing Quality Pecans

On any given summer, day historical Highway 28 is a beautiful arbor of green thanks to the miles of pecan trees. Throughout the seasons, these wonderful trees offer a stunning visual display from the beautiful filigree of green in the season to the rich browns of fall and the stately sentinel views of winter. In…

Why do we sell pecans only through bulk, wholesale channels?

We have found–during our more than 80 years in growing pecans–that there are too many retail channels and they are too specialized. We believe when we focus on Estate Grown Pecans and retailers focus on the unique characteristics of their markets, that all participants in the chain have the opportunity to excel at their core…

Third Party Certification: Proof of Quality and Stability

At Stahmanns, we take pride in being one of the leading pecan farmers in the world. Our success as a family-operated business since 1932 stems from this continuity of ownership and the accompanying stability it provides in our operations. Keep in mind, many of our trees are as old as the farm, and in addition…