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What Are the Health Benefits of Hazelnuts?

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In today’s world, people have become much more health conscious in comparison with a decade ago. This is due to many factors including the prevalence of fitness trends. It's also easier to know how to stay in shape and healthy because of the many facilities available.

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Hazelnuts are the Overlooked Tree Nut

Original post in Food and Nutrition 
by Sara Haas

While other continents have cultivated hazelnuts for centuries, North America has a relatively young relationship with them. In the mid-1800s, an English settler planted the first hazelnut tree in the Pacific Northwest. Now, the hazelnut is Oregon’s official state nut — and it goes by two names:...

Large Oregon Hazelnut Crop Provides Marketing Opportunities

Original post in Fresh Plaza

It's been more than a month since the Oregon hazelnut season wrapped up for the year and growers are still gathering together final numbers. Early figures indicate that this year's crop was significantly bigger than last year's hazelnut haul, putting it close to the record set back in 2001. Growers say ideal weather...

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Naomi Inman, Director of Public Relations and Communications at Northwest Hazelnut Company, enjoys her nutty job managing all hazelnut-related news and information. From health aspects to sustainability to product innovation and international trade, she can help direct your questions and inquiries. Naomi has a master’s degree in Journalism and Public Policy that informs her work, spreading the word about the unrivaled flavor of hazelnuts.