Bringing the fresh taste of north island hazelnuts to kiwi cuisine

Husband and wife team John and Geraldine started their Lower Hutt hazelnut business 'FINZ' in 2014. It is a family business specialising in high quality hazelnuts and baking products from nuts grown in New Zealand. The name FINZ is an acronym from their registered company name Filbert Industries New Zealand Limited - 'Filbert nut' being a common European and international name for hazelnuts.

FINZ source in-shell nuts from growers in the lower North Island (Rangitikei, Manawatu and Wairarapa) and crack these in their Lower Hutt factory using a specialised machine imported from Italy.

FINZ nuts are predominantly (99%) the whiteheart variety grown in NZ for their excellent kernal flavour and their ability to readily blanch. FINZ remove the skin mechanically and produce fresh high quality products that show-case this amazing nut that has some of the best health properties of any tree nut.

  • Gift boxes available
  • Everything is made on-site
  • Local favourites include the flavoured nuts, hazelnut butter and hazelnut milk


Queens Arcade
67-69 Queens Drive
Lower Hutt


Telephone: +64 4 390 3485