A hazelnut roasting and chipping section was constructed in June 2008, producing nuts with the required humidity in three different sizes. They are produced in both roasted and blanched variants, in addition to hazelnut flour.The hazelnut-processing factory is equipped with state-of-the-art processing and packaging machinery, its hourly capacity being five tonnes of hazelnuts (1300kg of shelled hazelnuts).
The factory is located in the Gabala hazelnut planting area, making the harvest sale easier for farmers. The HACCP system is applied throughout the process, and the resultant produce satisfies international standards. Products are mainly exported to the EU, particularly to Italy and Germany.The facility is equipped with a state-of-the-art air-conditioning system, which ensures a comfortable working environment for staff and a consistent product quality. One product line has organic certification. Sunflower seed production began in April 2009, following Gilan's partnerships with numerous companies based in Turkey. The company is also diversifying its product offerings to include hazelnut purée, chocolate cream, salty and sweet hazelnuts, and chocolate-coated hazelnuts.
The production process is divided between five areas:
The nuts exhibit the following qualities: