A global shortage of hazelnuts and an incentive from a major chocolate producer is prompting a number of farmers in southwestern Ontario to grow the nuts.
The Ontario Hazelnut Association predicts more than 240 hectares (600 acres) will be grown in 2015. That’s up from 40 hectares (100 acres) last year.
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