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ChestnutGrowersInc.com sells fresh, peeled and sliced chestnuts. The company sells gluten-free chestnut flour and offers free recipes for chestnut soups, appetizers, entrées, side dishes and desserts. The company grows organic crops and does not use genetically modified trees.
Chestnuts contain much less fat than other nuts. They are a good source of protein, fiber and vitamins. Chestnuts are rich in calcium, copper, iron, phosphorous and zinc. A cook must roast or boil chestnuts before peeling them.