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Hazelnut and Hazelnut Products Exporters

Istanbul Hazelnut and Hazelnut Products Exporters' Association was founded in 1991 and has 230 members representing the companies which export hazelnuts, hazelnut paste, hazelnut flour, hazelnut oil, processed hazelnut and as such.

Besides being the biggest hazelnut producer in the world, our country is also the biggest hazelnut exporting country. Turkey as one of the few countries in the world having suitable air and solid conditions for hazelnut growing produces 75% of the world production and exports almost 70-75 % out of total exports in the world. Our hazelnut export is mainly aimed at the European Union countries and the share of these countries increase in parallel with the increase in our exports. The share of the EU countries in our total exports is about 80-85%, though it changes over the years. As for our hazelnut export to other countries, we have been making hazelnut exportation to about 90 countries.


Field of Activity

  • In-Shell Hazelnuts
  • Natural Hazelnuts
  • Blanched Hazelnut
  • Roasted Hazelnut
  • Chopped Hazelnut
  • Sliced Hazelnut
  • Grinded Hazelnut / Hazelnut Meal
  • Hazelnut Paste
  • Fried / Salted Hazelnut
  • Roasted In-Shell Hazelnuts