In the heart of the middle east, Iran, there are many vast pistachio farms. These farms need to have certain conditions to be suitable for pistachio’s growth such as a hot weather and a dry climate. Drier and warmer weather is an important factor in a better qualified Persian green peeled pistachio growth. Shelled Persian pistachios and pistachio kernels are the most commercial and famous types of nuts in Iran. Pistachio kernels go through a long peeling and shelling process. Iran is famous for its high quality and demand pistachio because it has the perfect climate. Pistachios should stay high quality for half a year at room temperature, about a year in the fridge, and approximately two years in the freezer.
Fandoghi pistachio has one of the smallest kernels compared to other types of pistachio. We classify the round pistachio based on its size in the following categories(pcs/Oz): 26-28/ 28-30/ 30-32
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
Akbari pistachio is also known as long pistachio. The kernel is green and its skin is stained and dull. We classify Iranian Akbari pistachio based on its size in the following categories(pcs/Oz): 18-20/ 20-22/ 22-24
This famous pistachio has a round kernel and is famous for its particular taste. We classify Iranian Jumbo pistachio based on its size in the following categories(pcs/Oz): 18-20/ 20-22/ 22-24/ 24-26
We can categorize pistachios in 3 categories of closed mouth, open mouth and opened mechanically. Closed shell pistachios that have been mechanically opened to look similar to the naturally open pistachios. The difference between them is that the naturally open pistachios are a lower in kernel weight.
You can eat one or two handfuls of pistachio per day. Iranian pistachios are a great source of healthy fats, anti-inflammatory traits, fiber, protein, antioxidants and various nutrients including vitamin B6. There is no doubt that pistachio has a great impact on your health and it is good to know, that pistachios are a great source of Potassium and anti-oxidants as well. The following advantages are to be mentioned:
One ounce of pistachio kernels which is approximately 50 kernels has 159 calories, 12.865 grams of fat, 7.7 grams of carbs and 5.7 protein.
Iranian pistachio price depends on the type and size of Persian pistachio that you request for. Lots of factors such as the type of the pistachio, the size of the kernel and its shell type can effect on the pistachio wholesale price in Iran.
If you are starting a healthy lifestyle and you need a superfood in your diet, Pistachio can be the perfect choice for you. If you are looking for high quality Iranian pistachios online, you can check out Kourosh foods website as one of the best pistachio suppliers in Iran and producers of all kind of Iranian nuts. Don’t miss out on this nutritious nut and add it to your daily consumption list.