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To become a squirrel you must know about Hazelnuts. Here is a quick tutorial once you complete the quiz, you will be eligible to mint a genesis HazelHearts NFT



    • Hazelnuts have a long history dating back thousands of years and are native to temperate regions of the Northern Hemisphere.


    • The secret to the historical success of the European hazel, Corylus avellana,Ā was that it was one of the first temperate shrubs to colonize the land after the retreat of the ice sheets. In Ireland, Hazels established themselves about 10,000 years ago.


    • They have been used for food, medicine, and as a source of oil and fuel.


    • The Romans were particularly fond of hazelnuts and introduced them to other parts of Europe and know to give the nut as gifts to newlyweds to symbolize fertility and abundance


    • In the Middle Ages, hazelnuts were a popular food among peasants and the lower classes due to their abundance and low cost.


    • In the early 20th century, the Hazelnut Growers Association was formed to promote and support the hazelnut industry in the United States.





    • Hazelnuts are a good source of antioxidants, which help protect the body against the damaging effects of free radicals


    • They contain several types of antioxidants, including flavonoids, which have anti-inflammatory and immune-boosting effects


    • Hazelnuts are a good source of monounsaturated fats, which are known to be heart-healthy and can help to lower bad cholesterol levels


    • They contain several essential nutrients, including vitamin E, manganese, and copper


    • The shells of hazelnuts have been used in traditional medicine to treat a variety of ailments, including skin conditions and respiratory problems


    • Hazelnuts are also a good source of protein and dietary fiber, which can promote healthy digestion and lower cholesterol levels.



    • Hazelnuts are a type of nut grown on trees or bushes


    • Hazelnut trees are small, growing to about 20 feet tall, with rounded shapes and oval-shaped leaves


    • All parts of the hazelnut plants can be used ā€“ branches are weaved as baskets and other crafts, shells & leaves are used in traditional medicine and hearts are sold as nuts


    • Hazelnuts are encased in a spiky husk that must be removed before eating


    • Hazelnut trees can live for up to 50 years, while hazelnut bushes typically live for about 20 years


    • Hazelnuts are typically harvested in the fall, after the husks have turned brown and dry


    • Hazelnuts can be processed using specialized equipment and used in various food products or sold as whole nuts for snacking like drying or roasting



    • The global hazelnut market is worth around $6 billion.


    • Hazelnuts are used in a variety of products including confectionery, bakery products, and snack foods.


    • 80% of hazelnuts are sold on the global market in shelled form, 20% are sold unshelled, and a small percentage is sold in candied form.


    • The global hazelnut industry is highly competitive and producers use precision agriculture and new flavors/varieties to improve efficiency and reduce costs.


    • The global hazelnut industry produces 1.5 million tonnes of hazelnuts annually, with 1.2 million tonnes sold on the global market and 300,000 tonnes used domestically or for other purposes.


    • The amount of hazelnuts produced by a single bush can vary based on tree type, age, health, and growing conditions, with mature trees producing 10-30 kilograms per year.


Hazelnuts are native to which region of the world?

Which of the following is NOT a type of antioxidant found in hazelnuts?

In which ancient culture were hazelnuts given to newlyweds to symbolize fertility & abundance?

What is the size of the global hazelnut industry?