Empire Chestnut Company

3276 Empire Road SW
Carrollton, OH 44615

SBIR Award Summary

Total Number of Awards 2
Total Value of Awards $104K
First Award Date 01/01/95
Most Recent Award Date 01/01/96

Key Personnel

Last Name Name Awards Contact
Miller Dr. Diane Doud Miller 1
Miller Dr. Gregory Miller 1

2 Awards Won

Phase 1 SBIR

Agency: Department of Agriculture
Topic: 1996
Budget: 01/01/96 - 12/31/96

A significant growth area in the food industry is fresh-prepared fruits and vegetables. Chestnuts are a prime candidate for peeling as a minimally-processed, refrigerated product. The present market volume of chestnuts is rather small and dominated by imported, in-shell chestnuts which often reach the consumer in poor condition and are tedious...

Phase 1 SBIR

Agency: Department of Agriculture
Topic: 1995
Budget: 01/01/95 - 12/31/95
PI: Unavailable

Problems with all types of vegetative propagation of chestnut have hindered the development of the chestnut industry. In vitro propagation offers both a tool for gaining a better understanding of the problems and a propagation method itself. Despite considerable research, there has not been a great deal of success in propagating mature chestnu...