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Piemonte Hazelnut

Piemonte Hazelnut
Piemonte Hazelnut
PGI - Protected Geographical Indication


The name Nocciola del Piemonte or Nocciola Piemonte (Piemonte Hazelnut) denotes the fruit of Tonda Gentile hazelnut of Langhe, cultivated in the territory mentioned by the reference decree within Regione Piemonte. Tonda Gentile of Langhe variety is characterized by a very hard and completely full shell, which means a 40 - 50% yield after shelling. Nocciola Piemonte P.G.I. is particularly appreciated by the confectionery industry for its quality features such as the spheroidal shape of its seed, flavour and excellent fragrance on toasting, excellent shelling, good storing capacity. It is for these reasons that Nocciola Piemonte is universally recognized as the best hazelnut of the world.

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