The XXVII Contest of the Chestnut and the Products of the Kitchen garden, an indispensable appointment to know the best Asturian products, will be celebrated the 11 and 12 days of November of 2017 in Arriondas. A contest that aims to bring all these activities linked to the agri-food industry and the agricultural sector.
Timetable: Saturday 11 of 11,00 h. from the morning to 20,00 h. in the afternoon and Sunday 12 from the 10,00 h. in the morning until the 15,00 h.
The only requisite to be able to participate is to be a harvester of said products or a craftsman's elaborator thereof and to comply with hygienic-sanitary quality standards and that the transformed products are identified by their corresponding label, having a sanitary registry. The qualifying jury of the Contest of Chestnut and Products of the Kitchen garden will be formed by recognized technical solvency personnel and its failure will be unappealable.
The November 11 Saturday will also be awarded the official prize «Exemplary Town 2017» and the Bowling tournament, at 16.00 hours, between Sel. of the East and the Sel. of the Center., in the municipal bowling alley.
· PRIZES OF THE CHEST OF THE CHESTNUT
The jury will assess the shape, color and weight; of quality: whole, healthy, clean, free of external injuries, without damage; also the number of varieties presented and the form of presentation.
The 1º prize will have 200 € and trophy.
· PRIZE TO THE SECTION OF PRODUCTS OF THE ORCHARD
The jury will also evaluate the number of species presented, the quality of the products, the presentation and the appearance of the same.
The 1º prize will have 140 € and trophy.
· XXV PASTRY COMPETITION
The contest dishes must have chestnut as a basic ingredient. All the winners will have a trophy.
· XVI SAMPLE OF ECOLOGICAL AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTS, SMALL FRUITS AND ELABORATION OF FOOD DERIVATIVES
Taking into account that the demand for organic food increases every year this contest is called for those producers who are in possession of the Official Certification that guarantees that
These products have been harvested, processed and marketed according to organic farming standards. The 1º prize will be endowed with 100 € and trophy.
· XXV SHOWS ARTESENIA POPULAR COMPETITION
The organization will appoint a technical jury that will evaluate the submitted works and whose decision will be unappealable.
Within this contest several categories are established: wood carving modality and various artisan craft modalities (ceramics, basketwork, musical instruments, jewelry, metal, paper and
paperboard; stone and marble; skin and leather; textile and glass).