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Argentina: Walnuts and hazelnuts in the lower Valley of Rio Negro

Walnut and hazelnut crops have become the most important activities in the lower Valley of Rio Negro. So much so that this region is the main producer of hazelnuts in the country and the biggest producer of walnuts in Northern Patagonia. The main walnut varieties grown are the Chandler and Franquette varieties, while the main hazelnut varieties produced are the Tonda di Giffoni and Barcelona varieties. These varieties produce the high-quality nuts demanded by the internal and external markets alike. From a…

Hazelnuts Growers have a good future in South America

Why ?  Government intervention in Turkey has sent Hazelnut Internaational prices soaring. Turkey produces 75 percent of the world’s Hazelnuts, with the key growing regions concentrated along the Black Sea coast to the east of the country, all areas that voted for Mr Erdogan. There are about 4,000,000 people, directly and indirectly, dependent on the hazelnut sector in Turkey, with the nuts produced by mostly small growers. Hazelnut prices have surged almost 10 percent in the last two weeks after the Turkish…