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PISTACHIOS

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The main growing area historically is Iran, but the pistachio was brought to the US by Iranian people and widely cultivated. Besides these two main areas the product can also be found in Turkey and South Africa.

US PISTACHIOS

Variety Grades Sizes (Kernels) Origin Packing Loadability/20 ‘ FCL
Net Weight (Kgs)
In Shell U.S. Fancy,
U.S. No. 1,
U.S. No. 2,
U.S. No. 3
Large: 18/21 California (USA) Cartons 11.34 x 1040 Cartons
Standard 21/25 Cartons 10.00 x 900 Cartons
Medium: 26/30 Bags 5.00 x 1440 Cartons
Small: 31 + Bags
Small: 31 + Super Sacks 997.90 x 10 SuperSacks
Kernels Whole California (USA) Cartons 11.34 x 1040 Cartons
Halves & Pieces
Small Meats

IRANIAN PISTACHIOS

Variety Sizes (Kernels) Origin
Round Pistachio (Fandoghi) 26-28, 28-30, 30-32 Iran
Long Pistachio (Akbari) 20-22, 22-24
Long Pistachio (Ahmad aghaee) 22-24, 24-26
Long Pistachio (Badami) 24-26, 26-28, 28-30
Jumbo Pistachio (Kale ghuchi) 18-20, 20-22, 22-24,
24-26
Natural Pistachio kernel
Green kernel Pistachio
Roasted and Salted Pistachio
Roasted and Unsalted Pistachio

USA & Iran