Pistachio

We are dedicated to providing the best Quality of different varieties of Pistachio

Pistachio known as a delicious nut with strong nice perfume, light green color that shine gallantly in every nuts shops’ shelves , That has different models of Inshell , Shelled , Kernels and so forth.
The pistachio tree has wide-spreading branches but rarely exceeds 9 metres (30 feet) in height. Each leaf has one to five pairs of thick, wide, leathery, pinnate leaflets. The plants are usually dioecious (bearing either male or female flowers) and are pollinated largely by wind. Borne in clusters, the white drupe fruits are 1.5 to 2 cm (0.6 to 0.8 inch) long and tend to split at one side without discharging the seed. The “nut” is a greenish kernel enclosed in a thin, tightly adhering, reddish skin. The single, solid kernels have a pleasing mild resinous flavour. To ensure pollination and good yield, male trees are interplanted with female in a ratio of 1:5 or 1:6.(source : Britannica)

Pistachio has different varieties sush as Long, Supper Long,Round.etc

The varieties have their own characteristics for example the difference between long and super long is the shape of them, except their special flavor as making choice between them depends on everybody’s palate.

As an example, Southeast Asian countries prefer Jumbo (Kale gochi) and Round ( fandogi) in case of that, European enjoy of Long (Akbari) or Super Long ( Ahmad Agai).

About 80% of Iran Pistachio production is producing in Kerman province and other 20% are produced by Khorasan and Yazd.

Here below is how pistachio nut are harvested and processed

the pistachio is a member of cashew family, that is originated from Middle East and Central Asia ,The tree produces seeds that are widely consumed as food.pistachio is planted in desert areas and very tolerant of salty soil condition,some studies have shown the amount of pistachio harvesting is increasing by irrigating with water having 3,000–4,000 ppm of soluble salts.

The pistachio is reduce cholesterol.

In 2014, Iran and the United States were the major producers of pistachios , In 2014 Iran had the first stage of pistachio production .

Wonderfully delicious pistachio nuts have long been cherished as the symbol of wellness and robust health since ancient times. The kernels are enriched with many health-benefiting nutrients essential for the optimum health.

Pistachio is a tree nut obtained from fruits belonging to the Anacardiaceae family, of the genus: Pistacia. The plant is a medium-sized, broad, bushy, deciduous tree, believed to have originated in the mountain ranges of West-Asia and Turkey region (Anatolia). Male and female trees (dioecious) grow separately. Several cultivars exist; however, the most popular variety grown for the commercial purposes is Kermancultivar which is one of the tastiest and best quality pistachios coming from the Kerman region of Iran.

Due to phytology researches about 60 different varieties is discovered in Iran, most of them are propagated by grafting different varieties from different zones. Farmers have long tradition of discovering new root stocks that are much more resistance to environmental stresses and climate tension.

About the benefits of nuts there is many reliable and academic studies, recently A study was published in the Journal of the American College of Nutrition on the role of this green nut in weight loss. The scientists divided the participants into two groups, and each group was allowed to eat 500 calories less than their resting metabolic rate. One group consumed salted pistachios, and the other group consumed salted pretzels. Both the groups lost weight, but the group that consumed pistachios recorded a significantly lower level of triglyceride as compared to the other group

Arya Group has long tradition of exporting Pistachio , we have solid relationship with pistachio producers in Iran,Turkey ,Hence we provide the best quality of different varieties of pistachio.