Melivia Chestnuts | Delta Pineios Kissavos
Updated: Nov 26, 2019
The history of chestnut production and trade goes back to the ancient years. Writings specify that the area was a trade center. Today we can find chestnut cultivations all over Kissavos mountain. Intensification of cultivations and organic medication have raised quantities and secured quality.
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Melivia chestnuts are famous for their quality, their colour, their size and their taste.There have been actions made to include Melivia chestnut in the European list of PDO products. In the 3rd week of October, each year, the Chestnut Festival takes place in the traditional village Karitsa.