Our Hazelnut Butters

SHELLED HAZELNUTS & HAZELNUT BUTTER
Hazelnut Butter has a sweet and rich taste and is a popular addition to entrees and side dishes.

The hazelnut tree is said to have spread to Italy, France, and Spain from Asia by way of ancient Greece. The ancient Greeks and Romans ate hazelnuts. Turkey is the world’s leading grower of hazelnuts. Other large producers include Italy, Spain, and Eastern Europe. In the United States, Oregon grows the majority of hazelnuts.

USES
Shelled hazelnuts can be eaten whole, chopped, or ground. They can be added to cookies, cakes, and other desserts, or used in salads or to make a savory butter to flavor entrees and side dishes. Like many nuts, roasting hazelnut brings out their flavor. After roasting, hazelnuts should be rubbed in a cloth while still hot to remove their skins.

Hazelnut Butter is easily spreadable for sandwiches, snacks/appetizers and is an excellent addition to recipes. It is also a wonderful compliment to jams, chocolate and crackers.

NUTRITION
Our nut butter varieties are high in protein, nutrients and unsaturated fats, low in saturated fats, and, of course, no cholesterol or trans fatty acids. In addition, they are important allies in decreasing the risk of heart disease. They are high in manganese, copper, Vitamin E, have calcium and low in carbs.

Hazelnut Butter is especially known for calcium, folic acid, folate (lowers blood level of homocysteine, a compound linked to heart disease risk), and protein. Please see our "nutrition" page for additional information.

ORDERING OPTIONS
Hazelnut Butter is available in the "all natural" or organic variety. It may be purchased in the following ways:
Nut Butter:
* In 4 ounce jars as part of the Sample Pack (all natural only)
* In 9 ounce jars as part of the Decadent Duo (all natural only)
* In individual 9 ounce or 16 ounce jars
* In a customized Gift Basket

Hazelnuts are available in either the organic or all natural varieties. They can be purchased in these ways:
Just Nuts (shelled):
* 8 ounce bag
* 16 ounce bag
* In a customized Gift Basket


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