FROM OREGON’S ORCHARDS TO THE WORLD

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OREGON HAZELNUTS’ MARKETING LEADER

Welcome to Filberts.com! The #1 resource for hazelnut growers in the Pacific Northwest. We grow, buy, sell, process and market hazelnuts from the Northwest’s finest orchards to the world’s prestigious buyers in every category. Family-owned and operated since 1994, we find joy in serving our hazelnut growers and their families. As Oregon leads the way in world-class hazelnut research and a growing hazelnut industry, we look forward to carrying on this tradition for generations to come. READ MORE

FAMILY • TRADITION • FUTURE

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WORKING HARD FOR OUR GROWERS

Larry and Shaun George started George Packing Company with one mission in mind: to increase profitability for Oregon’s hazelnut growers. We’ve grown hazelnuts on our family orchards for more than 40 years, and opened our first packing plant on our parents’ orchard in 1993. Our experience informs every investment we make, and we’ve kept our promise year after year, delivering the highest returns to our growers on their hazelnuts. READ MORE

NO-RISK • OPTIONAL CONTRACT

With George Packing Company, there are no evergreen contracts. Every year, we work to earn your business by offering high efficiencies with low fixed processing costs at our state-of-the-art processing facility. We have spent the past quarter century nurturing relationships with premium buyers to showcase your hazelnuts in the world’s best markets. READ MORE

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GUARANTEED PRICING | HIGHER RETURNS

As a cash processor and member of the Hazelnut Growers Bargaining Association, GPC pays a starting field price in the fall, known as the “guaranteed minimum,” regardless of market fluctuations. As we market your nuts and maximize your price, this results in a profit share bonus each spring. With GPC growers enjoy all the upside of the markets without taking the downside risk others ask you to assume. READ MORE

CAPACITY READY FOR FUTURE GENERATIONS

George Packing Company stands capacity ready to clean, dry and process every hazelnut grown in the Willamette Valley for the next 50 years. Our 25 years of investing into leading edge processing technologies and efficiencies makes us the highest-capacity, most efficient processor in North America. Our 21 family-owned receiving stations throughout the Northwest are ready to serve you! READ MORE

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WEFILBERTS

Happiness. In Ancient Rome, it was customary to offer a filbert (or hazelnut) plant, the Corylus avellana, in the belief that it brought happiness. In the French tradition, on the other hand, this plant symbolizes fertility.

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