Hazelnuts

Hazelnuts, also known as filberts, offer something that few foods can: health and indulgence. Their sweet, exotic flavor and distinctive texture make them perfect for more indulgent options, such as chocolates and confections. Hazelnuts are delicious when combined with chocolate. They are extensively used in chocolate truffles and are a key ingredient in decadent Nutella. Hazelnuts come from Turkey, Italy and from the US states of Oregon and Washington. Turkey is, by far, the largest producer of hazelnuts in the world. Hazelnuts are a rich source of nutrients that have cardioprotective ben..

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