In our opinion, hazelnut is the magic cookie that makes cocoa a real flavour.
The southern coastal cities of the Black Sea mobilize for hazelnut harvesting each year in August and September.
Rawnut – Raw Hazelnut
Raw hazelnuts are rich in nutrients, including vitamins, minerals, antioxidant compounds and healthy fats. According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, a serving of about 20 raw hazelnuts, provides just under 180 calories. These calories come from 17.2 grams of mostly unsaturated fat, 4.2 grams of quality protein and 2 grams of carbohydrates. Raw hazelnuts also supply nearly 3 grams of dietary fiber per serving. They also contain high levels of homocysteine and they are a good source of folate. They may have health benefits, They may have health benefits concerning the regulation of blood fat levels, blood pressure, inflammation processes and blood sugar levels, among others.