Produced in our orchards
Virgin hazelnut oil is made with French hazelnuts produced in our orchards, in the heart of Lot-et-Garonne.
The hazel trees, of the Pautet variety, produce small, well-known fruits:
- for their tasting wealth,
- their nutritional qualities,
- their aromatic power,
- their high content of fatty acids.
An oil rich in vitamin E
The virgin hazelnut oil Gascony Pearls is a highly recommended ingredient in the implementation of cosmetic formulations, recipes or vitamin E-enriched food supplements.
Its high content of vitamin E, 47.5 mg of vitamin E per 100 grams of oil, or 80% of the recommended dietary intakes *, allows it to carry the regulatory functional claim relating to the protection of cell membranes.
* ANC per day for an adult with an average intake of 2000 kcal. These values may vary with age, sex and physical activity.
Source of Omega 9
Composed of 75% oleic acid, hazelnut oil is a concentrate of omega 9. It plays a beneficial role in the prevention of cardiovascular disease and acts on cholesterolemia.