Who We Are

Hazelnuts Ontario is a dynamic, self-sustaining globally recognized centre of excellence leading and advocating for all stakeholders in the hazelnut sector. We are a collective of growers, farmers, aggregators, processors, industry supporters, and researchers, dedicated to the growth of the hazelnut industry in Ontario. 

 The purpose of the Ontario Hazelnut Association is to:

  • Promote the development, sale and export of hazelnut agricultural products.
  • To provide educational opportunities to enhance hazelnut production in Ontario.
  • Set a vision for the hazelnut industry in Ontario for producers, aggregators, processors and retailers in the province.
  • Create a network for information and resource sharing, research and project collaboration.
  • Promote a brand “Hazelnuts Ontario” through the Ontario Hazelnut Association.
  • Actively advocate for the benefit of hazelnut industry growth and development.