Iran Pistachio

What is Pistachio?

Pistachio which is called Pisteh in Persian name. Also it has known as green almond.  Pistachio nuts are intertwined with Iranian culture and are

actually present in all

facets of Iranian life. Pistachios have many vitamins from B-complex, they are also a fantastic source of vitamin E and vitamin K, and contain a plethora of minerals such as copper, phosphorus, potassium, magnesium, iron, calcium, zinc, manganese, and selenium. They are rich in proteins and with only a hand full of pistachios per day, you will satisfy around a half of the average daily need for proteins.

Iran is the world first pistachio producer & pistachio exporter and also offers the best taste of pistachio in the world. Iran will remain the world’s biggest exporter of pistachios during the 2016-17 crop year, as production in the United States is estimated to decline, which will drag down global production significantly, according to data released by the United States Department of Agriculture.

Iran export pistachio to over 56 countries and in year 2014 Iran have earned about 699,794,585 $ from exporting pistachios and it shows that Iran exported pistachios more than cement ,precious metals & even Iron.

Iran's best buyers are UAE, Hong Kong and Russia. They repacking the pistachios of Iran and then re-exporting Iran's pistachios to other countries.