The Clement Faugier brand has a
long and interesting history that goes back more than 100 years. In 1882, an
abundance of chestnut production in the Privas region inspired Clément Faugier
to launch an ice chestnut factory that would manufacture a variety of
The idea was a huge success and
the brand has gone from strength to strength since its inception. 1992 saw the
construction of a new, larger ice chestnut manufacturing plant in Privas to
accommodate the growing orders from around the world.
Through the years, the company
has stayed true to its original recipes and techniques. Only the highest
quality, all-natural ingredients are used. The chestnuts are harvested strictly
from the Ardèche region in France. These chestnuts are so famous that their
regional authenticity is protected by the AOC.
Faugier Chestnut Paste—the brand’s flagship product—is an indulgent spread that is
made according to a recipe that dates back to 1885. It is delicious when
stirred into yogurt, pudding, cake, and ice cream—or eaten straight from the
Faugier Chestnut Paste is also available in a convenient 7.75 oz tube, which is
just right for the more adventurous traveler who wishes to carry their favorite
delicacy with them everywhere they go.