Hazelnut Happenings

Oregon’s hazelnut harvest has ended. As growers repair machinery, tidy the orchard floor and recover from the hectic season, Oregon’s prized nuts begin their journey from orchard to

Happy St. Philibert’s Day!

It’s an age-old question among Oregonians: are they called hazelnuts or filberts? According to European folklore, early filbert crops would ripen around August 22th, the feast day of

Celebrate Oregon Agriculture with Hazelnuts

With over 37,000 family farms and ranches in Oregon, we’re honored to produce one of our state’s prized products! To celebrate the bounty of Oregon agriculture during National

2013 Hazelnut Crop Forecast up 8 Percent

As we gear up for hazelnut harvest beginning later this month, a yield survey conducted by the Oregon Field Office of the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service predicts

Hazelnut Happenings This Summer

We joined our fellow growers at the Annual Nut Growers Society Tour on August 7th to discuss crop updates, learn about techniques in the field, and of course,

Another reason to enjoy hazelnuts

The New England Journal of Medicine recently published a study on the effects of the Mediterranean diet on participants at high risk of developing heart disease. In the

Oregon hazelnut industry on the upswing

We recently blogged about a Portland Monthly article, emphasizing the need for new hazelnut varieties in order for the industry to overcome the ongoing battle against Eastern Filbert

Hazelnut pollen as art

Artist Wolfgang Laib will be presenting his “Pollen from Hazelnut” installation at The Museum of Modern Art from January 23 to March 11, 2013 – his largest pollen-based

Saving Oregon’s hazelnut industry

Portland Monthly magazine recently ran a feature on Oregon’s hazelnut industry, and the battle growers have been fighting with the Eastern Filbert Blight since the early 1980s. But

Holiday hazelnut gifts

When it comes to gifts for the holidays, there is no shortage of hazelnut-inspired options! From by-the-bag to hazelnut caramels and oil, there is something for everyone. Our

Hardy hazelnuts

Oregon State University and the Oregon hazelnut industry have maintained a meaningful partnership over the years, allowing for the continued growth and cultivation of new varieties of this

Make the most of hazelnut harvest

Whether you want more tips on roasting, skinning or cooking with hazelnuts, this article from hazelnut cookbook author Roberts-Dominguez  has all the information you need—including several delicious recipes

Large hazelnut crop expected

Good news for Oregon hazelnut fans! The 2012 Oregon hazelnut harvest is currently forecasted at 40,000 tons, which would tie for the fourth largest in history. According to

Hazelnuts making headlines

Oregon hazelnuts are creating a buzz in the food news world. This past month we were pleased to see several stories shine light on our evolving industry and