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In the area of ​​Vallerano there are about 635 hectares of chestnut and the first documents that speak of the cultivation of chestnuts date back to 1500. Back then they used the tufa caves for storage of chestnuts and numerous “Radicci” (small buildings for drying chestnuts) scattered in the woods and this suggests that the cultivation of this product began a long time ago.

The Castagna di Vallerano DOP has various sizes with a white pulp, crisp, sweet taste and is very resistant to cooking.

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