CASTAGNA CUNEO PGI EN


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The Castagna Cuneo joined the official list of typical Italian products with the certification PGI (protected geographical indication) that was released on 13 September 2007.
Being a product of PGI certification requires that at least one phase of the production process should be carried out in the Piedmont region.
L ‘Protected Geographical Indication Castagna Cuneo is reserved for both fresh fruits to dry ones, made from chestnut fruit varieties traditionally grown in the Cuneo valleys.
Fresh, the Castagna Cuneo PGI has an external color of the pericarp from light brown to dark brown, a ilo more or less large hazel color and star pattern, the epicarp of yellow to light brown, with crispy texture tends, sweet and delicate flavor, very versatile in its use in the kitchen.
Dried state (obtained with the traditional technique of drying on low heat in special drying rooms), the Castagna Cuneo PGI comes shelled, whole, healthy and light straw color.
Among the processed products, which (according to the specification PGI) may bear the name Castagna Cuneo PGI, the most representative is definitely the chestnut flour.

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