How to buy Pecans

Louisiana Pecan Growers Association

Providing Information on the Best Pecans to Purchase

EXPERT TIP!  The best way to buy pecans is to get them directly from the grower. Pecans are harvested in the fall, and are freshest at that time. A good grower knows how to dry them to just the right moisture level. But it is critical that the buyer knows how to care for them. They should be kept refrigerated or frozen. Once frozen, they maintain their goodness for years! And it's okay to thaw and refreeze without harming them. But if you simply store them in your pantry they will become moldy and/or rancid within weeks to months.

If you find pecans at room temperature in a grocery store, they have been dried much more severely. And the taste will suffer!

So be sure to purchase "orchard-fresh" pecans. Your grower may have frozen them when they were at their peak quality, but that is just what you want. You can keep them in your freezer, and just get what you need for your recipe or your snack.

Louisiana Pecan Growers Association

WHERE TO BUY ORCHARD-FRESH LOUISIANA PECANS

Minsky Pecan Market
1214 Sparrow St.
Lake Providence, LA
EMAIL
318-559-1613
318-282-2100

Archie the Pecan Man
Shreveport, LA
EMAIL
816-585-2227

Watham Pecan Company
Gus May
Ventress, LA
EMAIL
225-505-9603

Bergeron Pecan Shelling Plant
10003 False River Drive
New Roads, LA
EMAIL
225-638-9626
WEBSITE

Riverside Pecans Company
131 Dogwood Ridge
Effie, LA
EMAIL
318-253-0927 office
318-613-2064 cell
WEBSITE

Little Eva Pecan Company
16508 LA-1, Cloutierville, LA 71416
EMAIL
318-379-0272
WEBSITE

Sugar Land Pecans
Port Allen, LA
EMAIL
225-241-6613
WEBSITE

Wilmore-Johnson Plantation
Alexandria, LA
EMAIL
318-446-1967
318-729-0937
WEBSITE