Fruits Secs et Safran

Shelled pistacios

Shelled pistacios

Premium Food has selected the best producers of pistachios in Kerman region of Iran.
This region produces the best pistachios in the world for several centuries; its hot and dry climate is very favorable to the flourishing of pistachio.

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Product Description

Shelled pistacios 

It is a natural pistachio in which the shell was removed
Available in 10kg packaging for industry, but also in 1 kg bags.

Origins of Pistachio

The pistachio is a dry fruit already enjoyed in 7000 BC., produced by a Mediterranean shrub, this is one of the oldest nuts tree. Pistachios are introduced in France in the 17th century, known as Persian Almond. Iran is the world’s largest producer of pistachio, with nearly 40 % of world production. The harvest takes place in September.

The benefits of Pistacio for health

Pistachio offers over 30 vitamins including vitamin E and minerals. This is one of the lowest in calories nuts (3-4 calories per pistachio), it is low in fat and high in fiber. Pistachio reduces stress, due to the large number of antioxidants, it also contains magnesium, known for its anti -stress because it helps to regulate blood pressure.

Nutritional value:

Forr 100g de pistacios  :

  • Calories 596 kcal ( 2493 kJ)
  • Fat 50- 55 g fat
  • Proteins 18-21 g
  • Carbohydrates 16 to 16.5 g
  • Minerals 4.9 g
  • Vitamins 0.44 mg