hazelnut (Corylus avellana) was named Oregon's state nut
by the 1989 Oregon State Legislature. Oregon grows 99 percent
of the entire U.S. commercial crop.
The Oregon hazelnut, unlike wild varieties, grows on single-trunked
trees up to 30 or 40 feet tall. Adding a unique texture
and flavor to recipes and products, hazelnuts are preferred
by chefs, bakers, confectioners, food manufacturers and