Roasted Organic Pistachios with Shell from Greece - 400g
Its almost like eating butter!
These roasted pistachio are not the average pistachio you'll find on the market. It's full of flavor and richness, once you have a bite of these pistachio from the island of Aegina Greece, its hard to go back...
Lightly salted and roasted. Enjoy one peace at a time!
Fresh harvest is available now.
Pistachio trees blossom in April, when the fruits start to grow. They are ready to be harvested in August. Pistachios, as many know them, are actually the seeds of the tree. They are contained within the pistachio fruit, which is quite small and edible.
Why are the pistachios form Aegina so special?
While pistachios can be harvested in many places around the world, the variety found in Aegina, called koilarati, are rare and exceptionally delicious. The vast majority of the island’s pistachio trees are found on the west side of Aegina, were the land is less mountainous and the soil is dry and rich in calcium carbonate.
The pistachios from Aegina are different from other varieties of the nut in that they have a sweeter, more complex flavor that needs no salt or other flavoring, making it the perfect snack.
For their unique qualities and cultural significance, pistachios from Aegina have been declared a Protected Designation of Origin product by the European Union since 1996.
Aegina produces around 800 tons of pistachios a year, and the nut is a fundamental part of the island’s culture.
Suggested Uses: Pistachio nuts can be consumed in a raw state or used to make some meals. You may chopped them up and sprinkle on vegetables or served with cooked foods but more of all they are amazing for baked treats and cakes. Sprouted pistachios have an outstanding rich flavor and will add an extra boost to your desserts, yogurts or chia puddings.
Pistachios contain nutrients such as phosphorus, potassium, thiamine, vitamin B-6, beta-carotene, lutein and zeaxanthin, calcium, iron, magnesium, zinc, copper, manganese, vitamin C, riboflavin, niacin, pantothenic acid, folate, vitamin E, vitamin A, and vitamin K.
Ingredients: Organic Pistachios from the island of Egina Greece, salt
*This product was produced in a kitchen where wheat is also handled. If you have any concerns about food allergies, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org before purchasing or consuming this product.*