Pistachios are Iran's best-selling snack nut and the smart, healthy choice for folks around the world. The warm days and cool nights work in harmony with the region’s natural soils to create the perfect growing climate. Our Orchards carefully tends and harvests each pistachio using the latest sustainable practices.
Pistachio Varieties: There are four major varieties of pistachios in Iran in different sizes as following. Pistachio size is determined by the number of inshell pistachio nuts per ounce.
LONG (Ahmad Aghaee)
28-30, 30-32, 32-34
22-24, 24-26, 26-28
20-22, 22-24, 24-26
18-20, 20-22, 22-24
Pistachio Tree: Pistachios are grown in the many cities of southern Kerman province, Such as Kerman, Sirjan and Rafsanjan. Pistachio trees need very little water but great care. They mature and fruits 6-7 years after cultivation and live a long life, Sometimes more than even 100 years.
The above facts together with peculiar climatic conditions in the region and the experiences of the regional farmers have resulted the Iranian Pistachio the unique taste and highest production rate compared with all over the world.
Healthy Processing Of Pistachio : At present Iranian Pistachio processed under completely healthy environments and preserved Conditions. There are automatic terminals in the region for Skinning, drying, sorting and packing in a proper way that Pistachio harvested at plantation or shall we say in common Picked today would be processed the same day. This action greatly reduced the risk of aflatoxin hazardous contamination. The EU representatives have approved this fact during their visit at Rafsanjan & Sirjan cities in Kerman province in 1998.
Our Pistachios are grown without application of artificial hormones materials and Genetic manipulation.