Forms And Varieties

Consumers worldwide are seeking healthier snack options. Hazelnuts, also known as filberts, are exceedingly high in “good cholesterol” or unsaturated fat and contain very little undesirable saturated fats. Already a flavorful, healthy food enjoyed by millions worldwide, a recent report predicted a major increase in demand for hazelnuts over the next ten years as consumers seek out more wholesome snacks. Westnut has the experience and expertise to meet this demand with consistently high-quality products, year round.

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Inshell

[shell still intact]

 

Description

Function

Category Application

Barcelona + Ennis

Inshell hazelnuts, shell still intact

For decorative use, cracking and further processing

Bulk Sales, Retail Sales

Natural

[Shell Removed, Brown Skin Intact, or Brown Skin is Removed]

Whole Kernels

Whole nut with skin

Snacks and premium food ingredients

Bakery, Candy, Snacks

Organic*

Whole nut with skin

Snacks and premium food ingredients

Bakery, Candy, Snacks

Blanched*

No skin

Intensifies flavor and crisp texture

Bakery, Candy, Snacks

Diced

Three Sizes:
Small 1/8"
Medium 3/16"
Large 5/16"

Good distribution of nut for uniform flavor texture and appearance

Bakery, Cereals, Candy, Breads, Snacks

Sliced

Whole nut thinly sliced lengthwise

Nut recognition, good contrast for flavor and texture

Garnish, Low-Calorie Entrees or Toppings, Breads, Cereals, Snacks

Meal

Finely ground; free flowing

Flour replacer, binding agent, flavoring agent

Bakery, Breads, Fillings, Snacks, Health-oriented Foods

Roasted

[Brown Skin is Partially Removed or Loose]

Whole Kernels

Dry roasted

Intensifies flavor and crisp texture

Bakery, Candy, Snacks

Diced

Three Sizes:
Small 1/8"
Medium 3/16"
Large 5/16"

Stronger flavor, darker color and crisper texture

Dairy, Snacks, Sauces, Bakery

Meal

Finely ground; free flowing

Flour replacer, binding agent, flavoring agent

Bakery, Breads, Fillings, Snacks, Health-oriented Foods

Hazelnut Praline Paste

[Ground Hazelnuts and sugar]

Hazelnut Praline Paste

Sweetened mixture of ground hazelnuts and sugar; creamy and spreadable

Adds body, sweetness, flavor and moisture

Bakery Fillings & Toppings, Candy

Hazelnut Butter

[Finely Ground Hazelnuts Only]

Hazelnut Butter

Finely ground nuts with consistency similar to natural peanut butter

Adds flavor, richness and increases protein content

Candy, Bakery, Entrees, Sauces, Icings, Fillings

* Limited availability, advance order may be necessary

Our Sites

Hazelnut.com
Oregon Orchard
Westnut
Hazelnut Growers of Oregon

Hazelnut Growers of Oregon
401 N. 26th Ave.
Cornelius, OR 97113

800-273-4676

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