having a quick look at the best pistachios in the world

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best pistachios and all you need to know about it

the best pistachios are a great source of healthy fats, anti-inflammatory traits, fiber, protein, antioxidants and various nutrients including vitamin B6. Its high amount of protein makes you feel full for a longer time. Hence, it is a perfect snack if you are on a diet.

Pistachios are merchandised in 2 forms:

  1. Pistachio kernels

Pistachio kernels go through a long peeling and shelling process and they are more expensive compared to shelled pistachios. 

  1. Shelled pistachio

Iran is famous for its high quality and demand pistachio because it has the perfect climate. Pistachios can stay high quality for half a year at room temperature, about a year in the fridge, and approximately two years in the freezer. Persian pistachios are considered as the best pistachios in the world and it is known as a luxury product in some countries like Japan and Germany.

Pistachios have several health benefits such as:

• Lessen the chance of cardiovascular diseases. 

• the high amount of protein that pistachios contain, will cause you to feel full for a longer time therefore, it’s a great snack if you are on a diet. 

• A great source of minerals.

There are several types of pistachios available in the market:

  1. Roasted and salted pistachios

Roasted and salted pistachio is one of the most favorite flavored pistachio among people best flavored pistachios. Studies show the nutritional values and health benefit of pistachio would not change, whether they’re roasted or raw. Both types of pistachios (raw and roasted) contain similar amounts of calories, protein, carbs, and fiber.

  1. Ahmad Aghaei pistachio 

Ahmad Aghaei is in long pistachio category. It has an exquisite taste and red kernel. We can classify Ahmad Aghaei pistachio based on the size in the following categories(pcs/Oz): 24-26/ 26-28/ 28-30 by Crop

  1. Iranian Jumbo pistachio 

Kalle ghouchi pistachio which is also known as jumbo pistachio is the bestseller pistachio type in the market for its big kernel size. Iran supplies the majority of jumbo pistachio in the world. After completing its growth cycle in vast farms of Iran, Persian kalle ghouchi pistachio is harvested in mid and late September. We classify Iranian Jumbo pistachio based on its size in the following categories(pcs/Oz): 18-20/ 20-22/ 22-24/ 24-26 by Crop

Jumbo pistachio has more fat compared to other types of pistachio. Iranian kalle ghouchi pistachios are a great source of healthy fats, anti-inflammatory traits, fiber, protein, antioxidants and various nutrients including vitamin B6.

  1. Akbari pistachio 

Akbari pistachio is an almond-shaped and open mouth pistachio cultivar with a darker shell compared to other types of Persian pistachio. Akbari pistachio is also known as long pistachio. Akbari pistachio is a late-bearing fruit and its harvesting time is late September. We classify Iranian Akbari pistachio based on its size in the following categories(pcs/Oz): 18-20/ 20-22/ 22-24 by Crop

  1. Turkish Antep Pistachios

Turkish antep pistachios are considered as natural sugar-free, sodium-free nutritious table snack which is rich in protein, vitamins, iron and other nutrients. Turkish pistachios have a unique, distinct flavor you’ve never tasted in your life. 

  1. Round Fandoghi pistachio

Round Fandoghi pistachio has a round and small nut with a tiny shell. Round Fandoghi pistachio is considered as one of the most famous pistachio types. This type of pistachio which is also known as the round pistachio is the most commercial pistachio amongst all types of pistachio in Iran. We classify the round pistachio based on its size in the following categories(pcs/Oz): 26-28/ 28-30/ 30-32 by crop

  1. Green and red pistachio kernels

Green peeled pistachio kernel is basically the edible part of pistachio after the shell, hull and the skin has been removed. Pistachio kernels range from light yellow to dark green and based on the color we can classify them in the following grades: A – B – C – D and E. Green Peeled Pistachio Kernels comes with more derivatives such as powder, diced, flaked and etc.

Green and red pistachio kernels are known to be the most expensive and the best quality pistachios. 

Best non-Iranian pistachios

  1. Antep pistachio

Antep pistachios are the best flavored pistachios grown in Turkey. Turkey has the perfect soil and climate for pistachio growth, therefore Antep pistachio has an intense, excellent flavor. Antep pistachio is a great choice in the confectionery industry.

  1. Pistachio Verde di Bronte

Pistachio Verde di Bronte is grown in Sicily, Italy. Pistachios are widely used in Italy in the confectionery industries. Pistachio Verde di Bronte is one of the best pistachios in the world.

  1. Fystiki Aeginas

Fystiki Aeginas is the best pistachio grown in Greece. Fystiki Aeginas has a recognizable aroma and has a very unique taste. The harvesting season of this pistachio is in August.

pistachio price

Pistachio nuts are considered as one of the most luxurious nuts. Iran pistachio price varies depending on the quality of the pistachio. Since Iran is the most famous country for exporting the best pista, Iranian pistachios are expensive. Green peeled pistachio kernel is known as one of the most expensive pistachio types. 

To sum it up

Iranian pistachios are vastly considered as the best pistachios in the world. So don’t miss out and order the best pistachios online. If you are looking for a high quality Persian pistachio, you can check out Kourosh foods website as one of the best suppliers and producers of all kind of Iranian pistachio.

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