Hazelnuts for Food Professionals
Explore Oregon Hazelnuts
The Oregon hazelnut industry is experiencing rapid expansion, with 1,000 family-owned orchards throughout the Willamette Valley and new crops being planted annually. That’s great news for foodservice professionals and food manufacturers, who can anticipate a steady supply of the world’s best hazelnuts to suit their ingredient needs.
Oregon hazelnuts can be purchased in many formats, including paste or praline, inshell, whole kernels, meal, flour, sliced or diced. The versatile flavor and unique texture bring value and consumer appeal to a variety of applications, including pie crusts, snack bars, spreads, sauces, confections, baked goods, frozen treats and more.
From hearty breakfasts to savory entrees to decadent desserts, discover the endless ways Oregon hazelnuts enhance your meals. Get inspiration from our library of recipes and see how some of the best chefs in the northwest are utilizing hazelnuts.
Recipe Author: Matt Hull
Photo: Lori Rice
Recipe Author: Farm Spirit
Photo: John Valls