Marrone of Valle Castellana

‘Marrone’ it is a type of chestnut which is produced in the area of Valle Castellana.
The production and collection  of this type of chestnut, takes origins in the 13th century.
The collection of these dried fruits is made by beating the shell fruit and then preserved in proper places until their natural opening .
Generally, they are preserved until the month of Decemeber otherwise they can be put straight to the market.