Sabirlar Hazelnut is a privately-held and family-owned hazelnut processing company headquartered in Trabzon, Turkey. The company sorts, processes, and packs (whole, chopped, paste, meal, sliced, roasted, etc.) hazelnuts. Sabirlar sources raw hazelnut kernels from the Black Sea region of Turkey, especially from Giresun, Ordu, and Samsun, and processing and packing occurs in Trabzon, Turkey. The company started with a small cracking plant in 1965 and, in 1989, Sabirlar established their first integrated processing plant in Trabzon.
Sabirlar exports to more than 40 countries, including the European Union, which is its primary market, as well as the United States, Canada, Australia, Israel, and Tunisia.
Sabirlar Hazelnut’s affiliation with the FLA reflects our intention to further strengthen the social compliance program and its commitment to adopt and implement the FLA Workplace Code of Conduct and FLA Principles. Sabirlar Hazelnut aims to become one of the most transparent suppliers in Turkish hazelnut market for its social compliance program.