Hazelnut Butter, Creamy, Lightly roasted

Made in small batches to ensure freshness, our Oregon-grown hazelnuts are lightly roasted then ground into a smooth and delicious nut butter.

Our local Organic hazelnut grower, Jim Birkemeier of Meridian Orchards, has been growing hazelnuts his entire life; as a boy he hand harvested nuts from his family’s one-acre orchard.

When we visited his farm, Jim toured us through his beautiful 80-acre Organic orchard filled with tall, old, regal hazelnut trees, and shared with us his unique natural methods for attaining high-quality, Organic hazelnuts and for strengthening the disease resistance of his trees.

Jim feels his most effective strategy against disease is to keep his orchard healthy. He’s worked for years to perfect his own compost tea (made with cured manure) which he uses as a natural fertilizer around the base of the trees. He also sprays his trees with kelp to nourish them through foliar feeding.

Jim’s hazelnuts are harvested from the ground around the end of October, then shelled and dried down to 10% moisture, so they will store for one year.

Jim is an exceptionally bright, innovative, and dedicated organic farmer, one of a very few local organic hazelnut growers.

We use Jim’s Hazelnuts to make our Organic Roasted Hazelnut Butter.

Hazelnuts are exceptionally rich in folate, an excellent source of vitamin E; and a rich source of minerals, including manganese, potassium, calcium, copper, iron, magnesium, zinc, and selenium. Nuts are rich in dietary fiber, vitamins, and minerals and packed with numerous phyto-chemicals.

Store in a cool dark place. Once opened, store it with the lid on. Shelf life is one year if refrigerated, or 3 months if kept out.

Origin Oregon
Raw No
Sustainability Designation Organic
Available Yes, Available to Order
 

Availability

Item # Package Size
N183 15 lb bucket 15.00 lbs
N184 Case of 12 x 1lb jars 12.00 lbs
 

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