The main growing area historically is Iran, but the pistachio was brought to the US by Iranian people and widely cultivated. Besides these two main areas the product can also be found in Turkey and South Africa.
All origins harvest takes place around September.
Round Pistachio (Fandoghi) Available in sizes 26-28, 28-30, 30-32
Long Pistachio (Akbari) Available in sizes 20-22, 22-24
Long Pistachio (Ahmad aghaee) Available in sizes 22-24, 24-26
Long Pistachio (Badami) Available in sizes 24-26, 26-28, 28-30
Jumbo Pistachio (Kale ghuchi) Available in sizes 18-20, 20-22, 22-24, 24-26
Natural Pistachio kernel (red and cream colour)
Green kernel Pistachio
Roasted and Salted Pistachio
Roasted and Unsalted Pistachio
U.S. Fancy, U.S. No. 1, U.S. No. 2 and U.S. No. 3;
Extra Large: 20 or less nuts per ounce;
Large: 21 to 25;
Medium: 26 to 30;
Small: 31 or more.
Pistachios are packed in bags or cartons; net weight varies.
Energy 570 kcal. / 2.332 kJ.
Total Fat 44,4 gr.
Total Protein 20,6 gr.
Total Carbohydrates 28,0 gr.
Total Minerals 1,8 gr.
Total Vitamins 6,5 mg.