Iran’s pistachio kernels bulk export to all over world. The main market for pistachio kernels is the European Union, the Indian subcontinent and the Middle East. Pistachio nuts, unlike the cashew, which has a noodle consumption, is used more for use in food industry units.
Iran’s pistachio kernels are classified in the following five categories. Below we introduce these five groups.
- Whole kernels/ Natural Pistachio kernels
- Unripe pistachio kernels
- Green Peeled pistachio kernels
- Halves and pieces
- Small meat
The pistachio kernels is processed from closed shell pistachios (and rarely from open shell pistachios). The most important point to consider when purchasing this product is the low percentage of external materials. Most pistachio brace buyers want the percentage of foreign ingredients to be less than 0.1%. More than 18,000 tons of pistachio kernels bulk per year export from Iran. Of course, this type of kernel is also used as nuts.
This kernels is processed from unripe pistachios. The owners of restaurants and also confectioneries are the main consumers of this product. Because the green color and the flavor has very good. It has seven grades (The photo below). Of course, two of its grades are broken Green Peeled Pistachio Kernels.
Unripe pistachio kernels
Iran’s farmers harvest an annual percentage of pistachios before it is fully ripe. The pistachio’s kernel is a dark green color. It also has a great taste. It is very good for use in food industry units. Because it is fine, so it is not suitable for consumption as nuts.
Halves and pieces kernels
The most important use of these types of kernels is the use of ice cream, decorating sweets, and so on. The photo of this product is presented below.
This pistachio kernel is tiny. And often made from relatively hollow pistachios. The skin on small meat kernel is dark. Also It’s cheap. Pistachio powder manufacturers also use this type of kernel.
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