The chestnut

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The chestnut is a fruit in its bug,

that is to say that there is a small skin (tan) in the middle of its flesh which shares the fruit in pieces when it is peeled.

The’ Marron is the appellation par excellence of the most beautiful variety of chestnuts. If the fruit remains whole, not cloisonné in its bug, the fruit is called ‘marron’ It is distinguished from chestnut by its large size, regular oval shape and no wrinkles.

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