About our tree nuts

The Tree nuts trading department is a relevant player in the worldwide sourcing, shipping and distribution of almonds and hazelnuts with a highly skilled team of experienced professionals. We provide our partners with leading edge market intelligence with inside knowledge.

SUPPLY

We supply every type and size of natural and processed hazelnuts and almonds. Our clientele stretches from the bakery & confectionary industry to the health food and snack industry.

Brown (with skin/natural) Slivered
Whole Blanched
Diced Roasted
Sliced

SERVICES

We offer a wide variety of services. Immediate delivery is usually possible from our conditioned warehouse near Rotterdam, as well as just-in-time delivery at any location directly from origin.

*All services are accompanied by the required documentation and certification.

Shipping/logistics Customs clearance
Insurance Financing
Quality control Custom packing
Traceability

A SELECTION OF OUR HAZELNUT ORIGINS

Turkey represents about 75% of the global production of hazelnuts. Other origins for hazelnuts are Italy, Georgia, Azerbaijan, Spain and Oregon (US). The most common Turkish hazelnut varieties/regions are Levant, Akcakoca and Giresun. Turkish hazelnuts are produced according to the Turkish Standards. These are different for natural and processed hazelnuts.

Main diced hazelnuts

Main whole hazelnuts

Tree nuts

– Natural Hazelnut –

– Processed Hazelnut –

– Natural Almond –

– Processed Almond –

A SELECTION OF OUR ALMOND ORIGINS

The main origin for almonds is California (USA), which represents about 80% of the global production. Other origins for almonds are Spain, Australia, Italy and Chile.

Within the California almond varieties, the most common types are:

As far as quality is concerned this varies from:

Nonpareil Fritz
Carmel Butte
Monterey Padre
Standard Sheller Run Extra No.1
Select Sheller Run Fancy
Supreme

Sizes can range from 16/18 to 36/40 (kernels per ounce).

OUR SPECIALISATION WITHIN TREE NUTS

Our specialisation lies in delivering tree nuts according to the buyer’s custom specifications. Daarnhouwer has a strong focus on food-safety and quality throughout the entire supply chain. We therefore ensure that our products meet the foreign and domestic (EU) food safety regulatory requirements. We sample all incoming tree nuts and randomly select samples for analysis by independent accredited laboratories.

The contact with our origination partners is of major importance to us. We believe in long lasting business relationships. Frequent contact with and regular visits to the tree nuts productions sites are of vital importance. This helps us to stay abreast of the latest developments and verify the solidity of our supply chain. During these visits, we keep a close eye on all aspects that involve hygiene and food safety.

We only work with suppliers which have at least one of the following certifications in place:

– BRC –

– ISO –

– IFS –

– HACCP –

– GMP –