(Castanea sativa)

Fruit of the chesnut tree. They grow together in groups of up to 3 and are to be found inside a thorny husk. The chestnut itself has a rounded heart shape, it is light brown and the husk is dark brown.

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    • Outdoor growing
    • Forced growing in greenhouses
    • Preservation in cooling chambers
    • Product from several sources
    • Contrasting product (from the southern hemisphere)

Translation of the name

Catalan: Castanya
Spanish: Castaña
English: Chestnut




Commercial: Nuts and dried fruit
Scientific: Fagàcia

Nutritional value

199 calories per cada 100 grams

Grams which make up a serving

50 grams (sense closca)

The tree it grows on and its curiosities

Chestnut tree

The main growing countries are China, Korea, Italy, France, Turkey, Spain (Lugo, León , Orense, Huelva, Cáceres, Málaga, La Coruña) and Greece.

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