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What We Do

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At Grower Direct Nut Company, we process in-shell, shelled and diced walnuts and supply industrial food processors, re-baggers, retailers and produce markets worldwide.


Thanks to our family-run structure, we have first hand knowledge of our products from field to market. We use the finest machinery available and enforce good farming and manufacturing practices through all stages of processing. We proudly stand behind our service and our products assuring consistency, reliability and outstanding quality.


Whether you are visiting us today as a buyer, a grower, or just an interested party we welcome you to search our site to learn more about Grower Direct Nut Company and the incredible California Walnut.

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The Martella Family

Grower Direct Nut Company is owned and operated by the Martella Family. Our family's roots as farmers in the Stanislaus County go back four generations. Originally dedicated to growing and harvesting our own walnuts, today our family serves many local growers with a commercial harvesting business and one of the largest walnut huller and dehydrator in California. In 2004, our walnut shelling and processing facility, Grower Direct Nut Company, was established. Here, properly hulled and dried walnuts are received, graded, sized, shelled and packaged. Grower Direct Nut Company handles and markets walnuts from its own family orchards as well as the crops of many other quality walnut growers located throughout California’s Central Valley.

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