Nuts and seeds have been a part of human and animal diets for centuries, and with good reason. Nuts and seeds are not only delicious, but offer consumers a nutrient-dense boost of energy as a solo snack or as ingredients in countless recipes both savory and sweet. Chock full of vitamins and minerals, nuts have been found to contain antioxidant, antimicrobial, and antiproliferative (meaning they may prevent or slow the spread of tumorous cells) properties. 

But despite all these stellar factors, the principle ‘good things don’t come easy’ also applies. Nut production and distribution comes with its own share of challenges as the demand for wholesale nuts continues to soar globally. 

What are some of the health and safety concerns faced by bulk nut suppliers? Let’s take a look!