PRODUCT DESCRIPTION: Akbari Pistachio
Varieties: Pistacia Vera L.
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN: Iran
CERTIFICATION: EU Organic Certified by KIWA BCS
PRODUCT DESCRIPTION:The newest commercial variety, very popular with the farmers because of the high yield and its shorter time to reach production. New orchards are being budded with Ahmad Aghaei varieties. it is also a good source of protein with high copper content.
STORAGE AND SHELF LIFE: It can be stored in the refrigerator for 12 months or freezer for up to 2 years. Keep it in a cool, dry place
PACKAGING: Plastic bags in cartoon boxes
Flavor : nutty and subtle. Free from bitterness, musty and spicy taste.
Aroma : very slight and pleasant odor.
Texture : hard, nutritionally dense food.
Appearance : a long pistachio type, with the shape index falling above 1.5.its fruit is almond shape.
PHYSICAL CHAEACTERISTICS :
Color : yellowish-white color exterior hard shell. The kernel has mauve and light green skin and light green flesh.
Fruit humidity: <5 %
Kernel type : whole kernel
Size : it comes in sizes 22/24,24/26,26/28
Insect damage : 6%
Shell type : naturally open
Aflatoxin B1 : < 5ng/g
Total Aflatoxin : <15ng/g
Peroxide : <!mEq/Kg