Chestnicks have been developed and produced during the Research & Development Project of the Food Technology Department of the Technical Educational Institution of Thessaly in Karditsa.
Chestnicks are delightfull gluten – free cookies, made of organic chestnut flour produced by us, orange flavor and chocolate chips. They are addressed to both gluten intolerant customers and to the wider confectionery consumers’ group.
It is a nutrition – rich, source of fibre food, a source of five vitamins (A, B2, B6, B9, C) and a source of minerals such as magnesium, potassium, manganese.
Chestnicks’ innovation is defined by the local production and usage of organic chestnut flour, where even the non – commercial seeds are utilized in an overall waste – free process.
Chestnut flour has significantly lower energy & water footprint compared to other flours (gluten – free or not), and its use in the Food Industry can give an added value to a greek product of limited (until now) market penetration capability and provide healthy benefits beyond basic nutrition. Lastly, packaging is made of biodegradable materials avoiding plastic f.