Pistachio

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  • Introduction
    Pistachio is a small tree originated from the Middle East and Central Asia. It grows in countries such as Iran, Syria, Turkmenistan, and West Afghanistan. The fruit of the pistachio tree is very delicious. It is a Persian term entering European languages through the Latin language. Pistachio is one of the primary, constant members of Iranian nuts. Despite its small stature, its potassium content is equal to that of an orange fruit. It is very rich in nutrients. Kerman province and Rafsanjan city are the main centers producing pistachio in Iran.

 

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  • Types of Pistachio in Iran
    There are four main types of pistachio in Iran:
    • Fandoghi (hazelnut-like): the spherical (hazelnut) shape, majorly with open mouth (smiling kind), violet seed and cream color shell.
    • Kale-Ghoochi (buck-head): Hazelnut-shaped, moderately coming with open mouth, grey-red seed and white shell.
    • Akbari: Almond-shaped, moderately coming with open mouth, grey-red seed and cream shell.
    • Ahmadaghai: Almost rectangular (almond) shape, majorly with open mouth (smiling kind), violet seed and light cream color shell.
  • Each of the said types is produced in different ounces.Ounce is the measurement unit for the size of each Pistachio kind. The lower the ounce, the higher the Pistachio quality and price.
  • Benefits
    • Pistachio seeds contain iron and are beneficial for red blood cells. Those with anemia need to consume some Pistachio every day.
    • enhancing libido
    • Strenghening the brain and mental faculties
    • Strenghening the stomach
    • Useful for mitigating coughs
    • Beneficial for cardiovascular and neve health
    • Recommended for opening the capillaries of the liver
    • Treating ordinary and bloody diarrhea
  • Storage and Use
    In its own shell, pistachio remains fresh up to a year after production; however, to preserve its taste it is better to be consumed within four months. If stored improperly, it will absorb the air moisture and quickly lose its quality. As such, it had better be stored in closed containers in the fridge.
  • Weight/Packaging Unit
    Pricing is based on kg.
  • Current Price Range
    Prices are in USD and are updated periodically.

Product

Price Range (USD / Kg)

Type

Ounce

Ahmadaghai

24-34

7-12

Akbari

18-26

10-15

Kale-Ghoochi (buck-head)

20-26

9-13

Hazelnut (fandoghi)

20-34

10-12

Pistachio seed

8-25

Pistachio chips

25

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