Hazelnuts are unpretentious plants that require basic conditions. In Italy, it is also called the “tree for the lazy,” since it does not require particularly care. If you choose the right varieties, then large yields can be obtained both in the northern and southern zones. And the shelf life of cultivated hazel in the shell has a duration of 3-4 years in a dry and cool room.
Basic calculation of profitability of a business idea:
The average yield of hazelnuts is up to 2 tons per hectare.
The yield of cores is an average of 50%.
The wholesale purchase price for walnut kernels starts at $ 5,800 per ton.
The price rises every year, because it is stimulated by a constant increase in demand. Continue reading