Consumers worldwide are seeking healthier snack options. Hazelnuts, also known as filberts, are exceedingly high in “good cholesterol” or unsaturated fat and contain very little undesirable saturated fats.
Already a flavorful, healthy food enjoyed by millions worldwide, a recent report predicted a major increase in demand for hazelnuts over the next ten years as consumers seek out more wholesome snacks.
- Rich in unsaturated fats (mostly oleic acid)
- High in magnesium, calcium and vitamins B and E.
- Hazelnuts are good for your heart, help reduce the risk of cancer, and aid in muscle, skin, bone, joint and digestive health.