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Fresh Michigan Chestnuts

No genetically modified chestnut trees were used in the production of our chestnuts; always natural.

Michigan-Grown Chestnuts are the Sweetest Tasting chestnuts and remain a flavorful Gluten-Free food that is a treat for everyone.

People with wheat allergies, such as Celiac Disease, may benefit from this tasteful addition to their diet, while Vegetarians and Vegans alike will enjoy the unique recipes that can be made from this sunshine-created food.

Chestnuts contain proteins and have the lowest fat content of any edible nut. Chestnuts are full of vitamins, B-complexes including folates, and many minerals. Chestnuts have always been and will always remain an excellent food.

Those looking for an all-natural product with no preservatives will find chestnut to be an excellent food.

They are a good source of fiber and the few fats they have are known to be a rich source of mono-unsaturated fatty acids, which help lower total LDL (bad cholesterol) and increase HDL (good cholesterol).

Chestnuts are relatively low in calories when compared to other natural seeds and nuts. Browse our product line to learn more about our Michigan-grown chestnuts.

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Chestnut Growers, Inc. offers fresh Michigan chestnuts In October each year, through online sales, <

Now, here's a real tall chestnut tree, loaded with burs and nuts. ... See MoreSee Less
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When they start smiling at you, the chestnuts are close to opening and falling out. This full tree is just days away from starting to drop. ... See MoreSee Less
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Look what just started dropping today. These trees are an early variety, and the bulk of them won't start for another couple of weeks, but then there should be a bunch this year ... See MoreSee Less
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Never before have these branches been so heavy with loaded chestnut burs, that supporting poles had to be used- but this year, they are a necessity. ... See MoreSee Less
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Thank you to all the new followers of this post! July 31 = 2+ inches in diameter, and we've got 2 months to grow yet! Spines are starting to "PICK" you now. ... See MoreSee Less
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Recipes

 Chefs from fine restaurants across Michigan have developed a collection of sweet and savory dishes starring chestnuts and chestnut products. Our site includes recipes for spiced chestnuts, chestnut soups, chestnut risotto, and chestnuts with venison, walleye, lamb, and pheasant, to name just a few.

Edible Vs Non-Edible

Do you know the difference?

 CGI’s Edible Chestnuts on the left are nutritious, delicious to eat and grown on local farms in Michigan. These chestnuts are not to be confused with the Non-Edible Horse Chestnuts, on the right.
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Did you know?

Michigan grown chestnuts are energy packed, gluten free and, surprise, it's really a fruit!
They need to be REFRIGERATED from the moment of harvest until you use them, as they're mostly water and carbohydrate. Read Storage Instructions
The chestnuts provide you with many vitamins, fiber, and a plethora of other good nutrients and minerals. They're basically a complete nutritious food that's low in cholesterol. Nutritional information for fresh chestnuts
You must score the shell before cooking. Read Cooking Instructions
Michigan grown chestnuts are a true sweet energy food! Use them with any meal prep, be it in appetizers, hummus, soups, breading, vegetables, stuffing, desserts, beer brewing and more. Get Chestnut Recipes
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 Enjoy, Michigan chestnuts, grown on carbon-sequestering trees!