DOI: 10.17265/2159-5828/2012.03.005
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Predieri Stefano, Gatti Edoardo, Magli Massimiliano, Bertazza Gianpaolo, Drago Serena, Raschi Antonio

Abstract: Consumer appreciation of typical food is a critical success factor for food tourism. Presently tourism shows an increasing interest in connecting geographical location and food, and a renewed interest in traditional chestnut varieties has been recently reported. A study on quality of local chestnuts was carried out in Ortignano Raggiolo (Arezzo), a mountain area of the Apennine Mountains, between Tuscany and Emilia-Romagna Regions, having a very old tradition of chestnut cultivation. Chestnut ecotypes of the a…

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