Hazelnuts

Hazelnuts

Haazelnut is the fruit of the Mediterranean shrub plants hazel, spread through Europe and West Asia. The world's largest producer of hazelnuts is Turkey, followed by Italy. Due to its sweet taste, hazelnuts are represented in many food products and pastries.

Variety: 
Levant size 13-15 mm and 15-17 mm; Turkey, Italy, Croatia. Variety of roasted kernels: Giresun size 13-15 mm, Turkey.
Harvest: 
August (Turkey), Sep (Italy).
Nutritional Value in 100 g Fatt Proteins Fibers
628 kcal 61 g (11 g saturatted) 15 g 10 g

Nutritional source of: magnesium, copper, manganese, phosphorus, selenium, vitamin E.

They are rich in phytosterols that have the ability to prevent cardiovascular diseases and tumors. They contain essential acid that helps improve memory and folic acid is essential for pregnant women. Thanks to the high vitamin E content, hazelnuts helps the fight against free radicals. It also contains omega-3 fatty acids that reduce harmful LDL cholesterol.