The hazelnut is the nut of the hazel and therefore includes any of the nuts deriving from species of the genus Corylus, especially the nuts of the species Corylus avellana. It also is known as cobnut or filbert nut according to species. A cob is roughly spherical to oval, about 15–25 mm (0.59–0.98 in) long and 10–15 mm (0.39–0.59 in) in diameter, with an outer fibrous husk surrounding a smooth shell. A filbert is more elongated, being about twice as long as its diameter. The nut falls out of the husk when ripe, about 7 to 8 months after pollination. The kernel of the seed is edible and used raw or roasted, or ground into a paste. The seed has a thin, dark brown skin, which sometimes is removed before cooking.
Natural Hazelnut in Shell
Natural Hazelnut Kernel
Roasted-Blanched Hazelnut Kernel (11-15mm)
Roasted Chopped Hazelnut
(0-6mm), Hazelnut Meal
Hazelnuts are used in confectionery to make praline, and also used in combination with chocolate for chocolate truffles and products such as Cadbury chocolate bars, Nutella and Frangelico liqueur. Hazelnut oil, pressed from hazelnuts, is strongly flavoured and used as a cooking oil.
Certification: BRC, ISO 22000, Kosher
Packaging: 1000 Kg Big Bags or in 20-25 Kg Vacuum Packed Bags with or without Cartoon Box
Season: July - September (Harvesting Months)
Shelf life: 12 months