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Hazelnuts

hazelnut inshell

General information

The hazelnut originates from the Asiatic region (Mesopotamia) and is no more than 5/6 metres tall with a maximum diameter of 4 metres. Then tree has a bush-like appearance with a thin and slender stem and brown/grey bark.

Health Benefits

Hazelnuts are the nuts that contain the most vitamin E. They are an excellent source of phytosterols, substances believed to be important in the prevention of cardiovascular diseases. This was confirmed in a recent study that demonstrated that regular consumption of hazelnuts can reduce LDL cholesterol and triglyceride levels. They contain vitamin B1, B2 and provitamin A.

Varieties

  • Mortarella
  • Tonda di Giffoni
  • Tonda Napoli
  • Tonda Gentile Romana
  • Tonda Gentile delle Langhe
  • Lunga S. Giovanni
  • Tonda Sicilia (Italy)
  • Karafndik, Mincane, Tombul, Palaz, Fosa (Turkey)
  • Barcelona, Ennis (Oregon – USA)
  • Negreta, Tarragona (Spain)
  • Fertil de Coutard (France)

Available:

INSHELL, SHELLED,  DRY ROASTED, SMOKED, FRIED, COATED (Chocolate, Sugar, Honey), SPICED, BLANCHED, CHOPPED, SLICED, FLOUR, PASTES.

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