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Try My Nuts from the Start

Why Try My Nuts? It’s the Outer Banks experience.




Way back in 1999, we started our first store in Corolla, NC. That’s where the Corolla wild horses roam. If you’ve never seen them, it’s difficult for someone else to describe the experience. You just have to be there, feeling the wind and the ocean and the beach and watching wild horses run free. It’s a good feeling.

Being a fun-loving family, we wanted to extend that feeling of freedom we felt at the OBX. So, we took a chance and started our first beach store with only 600 square feet of retail space and no idea which way the wind would blow. Well, that summer we were a hit. And then it didn’t stop but kept on going year-round. We quickly outgrew that first store, and now, 19 years later, we’re still sharing Outer Banks munch satisfaction and sandy grit wit with our many happy customers.

With seven retail locations – four on the Outer Banks, NC and three in Ashland, VA, Pigeon Forge, TN, and Palm Desert, CA -- plus an online store at tr…

Does Try My Nuts Offend You?

No news is good news. And then there's good news. And funny news. Recently, Kitty Alvarado and her team from KMIR TV News in Palm Desert, California decided it was time to investigate the buzz about Try My Nuts on El Paseo Drive. What they found may surprise you.  Apparently, a local elderly resident was surprised by some of the products in his local Try My Nuts store. He complained to the TV news team and asked them to find out what commercial regulation or public law the store was most certainly violating (in his viewpoint) with these products.  So, the news team took on the challenge. They visited the store and found out just what the gentleman was talking about. Scattered amidst the array of delicious candies and assorted nut products for which Try My Nuts is famous, they did in fact find an occasional product whose label raised an eyebrow.  When KMIR asked Try My Nuts storeowner Adam Cintas about some of the product labels with double meanings, Cintas commented, "It's ju…