Ever wondered where those heart shaped locally grown hazelnuts come from? Answer: The North Canterbury Plains. Established back in 2005, the Harris family are the caretakers of a maturing orchard in West Eyreton. It’s here that 3000 hazelnut trees grow abundant and strong, despite the often harsh environmental stressors within this region. With an onsite processing facility, this hazelnut farm is made up of predominantly the whiteheart varietal. Harvested in late summer and early autumn, these nutrient dense bundles are dried, stored in-shell and then transformed into all matter of treats including: light roasted, dark roasted, blitzed into hazelnut butter or dunked in dark chocolate.