Located at the foot of the Maritime Alps in the province of Cuneo, Fratelli Castellino has been processing chestnuts, marroni chestnuts and other products that are typical of the area on and around the foot of the mountains for 25 years, making it one of the leading companies in its sector.
Products are processed and stored using the ORGANIC FARMING PROVINCE OF CUNEO QUALITY AND ITALIEN Chestnuts Marrons CHESTNUT Monregalesi IN THE PROVINCE OF CUNEO PROCESSING OF CHESTNUT MARKETING OF CHESTNUT WORKING BROWNmost advanced machinery and systems which are subject to constant innovation and which guarantee, in accordance with health and hygiene legislation, high quality production of finished goods (chestnuts, marroni chestnuts, etc) as well as semi-finished goods for industry (flour, grain, dried chestnuts, frozen purée, etc).
In addition, Fratelli Castellino is also able to supply Organic products, which have been certified in accordance with Regulation EC 834/2007.
The tradition of chestnut grove cultivation in the Monregalese valleys goes back to 1300-1400. At that period , in order to offset the endemic poverty in the area, the first chestnut groves were planted on the hillsides iCOMPANY ORGANIC FARMING PROVINCE OF CUNEO ORGANIC FARMING PROVINCE OF CUNEO QUALITY AND ITALIEN CHESTNUTS MARRONS CHESTNUT MONREGALESI IN THE PROVINCE OF CUNEO PROCESSING OF CHESTNUT MARKETING OF CHESTNUT WORKING BROWN cui frutti, and their fruits, rich in sugars and proteins, sustained the population for centuries. Nowadays the chestnut has been reintroduced into the local Nouvelle Cuisine and ancient traditional recipes have been revived and refined and are adapted for more delicate and sophisticated tastes. Sweets and desserts include, as well as the better known Marrons Glacées (candied chestnuts), Chestnut Flan, Chestnut and Rice Pudding and the more rustic Chestnut Cake.