Roasted and Salted Pistachios

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About Roasted and Salted Pistachios

IngredientsPistachios
OriginAustralia / USA
Shelf life18 months
AllergensTree Nuts May be Present: Peanuts, Other Nuts, Sesame, Soy, Milk, Egg
Storage ConditionKeep in Cool and Dry Place
FeaturesRoasted & Salted, In Shell, Gluten-Free, Vegan, Non-GMO
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Our wonderful in-shell pistachios are a delicious snack for your crunchy cravings! Fitness nuts will appreciate that these savory pistachios are an excellent source of protein, healthy fats, fiber, vitamins, and minerals. Crack one of our pistachios open for incredible quality and freshness.

We offer a combination of unparalleled flavors which gives the consumer choice and variety each with a rich, unique and distinctive flavor. These make a fantastic snack and are great for entertaining.

   

Tasting Notes

Our pistachios are famous for their delicate flavor and nourishing soft crunch. The green and reddish nutmeat of pistachios can substitute for cashews or pine nuts in a variety of applications. We take organic Iranian pistachios and roast and salt them to create the crunchy roasted, salty, unique nutty flavor for our in-Shell Pistachios. - They have a light, buttery, salty nut flavor with a nice, meaty crunch. - Blonde shells with light to dark green color nutmeat - All-natural, no added color  

Nutrition Facts

Low-Calorie Snack

A one-ounce serving of pistachios contains 49 nuts and about 160 calories. That's more nuts and fewer calories per serving than any other nut. A serving of pistachios includes more than 10% of the Daily Value (DV) for dietary fiber, 20% of the DV for vitamin B6, and 15% of the DV for thiamine. Fiber plays an essential role in controlling blood glucose and cholesterol levels, while vitamin B6 and thiamine strengthen the nervous system, brain function, and eye health. Pistachios are also a great source of protein, potassium, copper, and phosphorus.

Full of Fiber

Pistachios are a pleasant snack that’s loaded with dietary fiber to keep you full and maintain a healthy digestive system. You’ll receive more dietary fiber in a serving of pistachios than a 1/2 cup of spinach or broccoli.

Lower Cholesterol, BMI, and Triglyceride Levels

A 2008 study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition found that participants who replaced either 10 or 20 percent of their daily caloric intake with pistachios reduced their total cholesterol and LDL "bad" cholesterol more than those participants on a reduced-fat diet without pistachios. Further, a 2010 study published in the Journal of the American College of Nutrition demonstrated that consuming 240 calories worth of pistachios for three months reduced body mass indexes (BMI) and triglyceride levels more than participants who consumed 220 calories in pretzels for that period.

Source of Antioxidants

Pistachios are an abundant source of antioxidants, which resist damaging free radicals and may reduce the risk for diseases associated with premature aging. Vitamin B1 Compared to a 1/2 cup serving of cooked rice, a serving of pistachios contains even more thiamine (vitamin B1). Thiamine plays an essential role in converting food into energy.

Heart Health

Chock-full of potassium, pistachios contain even more of this powerful mineral than half a large banana. Potassium is a key nutrient that improves your heartbeat and may lower high blood pressure.

Protein and Amino Acids

Pistachios are an outstanding source of protein and provide sufficient amounts of amino acids. Bring a serving of pistachios with you to the gym as a post-workout snack to support repair muscle tissue.   “Food pairing” is a method for identifying which foods go well together. The picture below is a food pairing tree of pistachio that can inspire you for getting creative with this delicious nut.[1]       When it comes to cooking, pistachios are delightful in both sweet and savory recipes. This delicious nut has a lot of great pairings that you can light things up with them. Check out these examples for more inspiration:  

PISTACHIOS + BANANA CHIPS

We are all crazy about portable snacks, and banana chips with pistachios are perfect for those on-the-go. Bananas are a good source of dietary fiber and minerals like potassium, manganese, and vitamins B6 and C.  

PISTACHIOS + COCONUT CHIPS

You will love the taste and crunchiness of coconut chips mixed with pistachios. Coconuts are rich in lauric acid, which has been observed to raise high-density lipoprotein (HDL) “good” cholesterol. It’s also a natural energy boost, improves immunity, sugar control, digestion.  

PISTACHIOS + CLEMENTINES

The slightly sour and sweetness of the clementines are excellent with the salty pistachios. Clementines pack a punch when it gets to vitamin C. Just one clementine includes 36 milligrams, which is 60 percent of your daily value for vitamin C!  

PISTACHIOS + CHOCOLATE

Go ahead, add a bit of dark chocolate to the mix. Nibbling on a small amount of chocolate can keep stress, blood pressure, and circulation under control! (Greatist)

Serving suggestions

One serving of pistachios is 49 kernels, which is about 1 ounce of shelled pistachios. Enjoy one serving between your breakfast and lunch, or one between lunch and dinner to help set you up for weight loss success. Or, instead of eating plain pistachios as a snack, add them to your salad at lunch or throw them in with your desired pasta at dinner. The combined texture and flavor adds a little something extra to your dish.[2]

Uses

If unprocessed, the fresh Pistachio meats inside are rich and juicy. They can be applied at that grade, fresh, without the processing. They can be pureed into a pesto for savory dishes, or the purée can be used in desserts such as custards or ice creams. Pistachio cookies, pistachio ice-cream, pistachio pastry, pistachio cakes! Phew! There are plenty of uses of this incredible nut.   [1] https://www.foodpairing.com/en/home [2] https://www.livestrong.com/article/483520-servings-of-pistachios-for-weight-loss/  

How Pistachios Are Harvested

A nutritious nut with an irresistible flavor, the beloved pistachio is a seed kernel grown mainly from the Pistacia vera tree. This tree has several cultivars; but, the most common is the Kerman, from which the nuts are typically harvested. A member of the cashew family, Anacardiaceae, the pistachio tree is native to Central Asia and Iran and grows in the dry, saline soil of the desert. As a desert plant, pistachio trees grow best in hot, dry climates and are harvested between late August and early October. Growing your own pistachios seems like a dream come true; unfortunately, even in the right circumstances, it can take eight to ten years for the modern Pistacia vera to grow to the point of bearing its first harvest of edible nuts and fifteen to twenty years until it gives a full bearing. The inner shell of pistachio is encased in a hull called the epicarp; when the pistachio is prepared for harvesting, the epicarp will separate easily from the inner shell and will change in color from reddish-yellow to light yellow. At the time of their harvesting, the pistachio trees are automatically shaken. The seeds that drop are then gathered in bins and transferred to a processing plant. Remaining epicarps are removed from the pistachio shells by a huller, and the pistachios are further sorted by size and dried to keep fresh. This entire process can be achieved in less than 24 hours.  

Storage of Roasted Pistachios

In-shell Pistachios should be stored in a sealed container in a cool, dry area. When stored at room temperature, the nuts will last for only a few weeks. When stored in the refrigerator, they can remain for months and may even last for a full year if deposited in the freezer. We provide pistachios in vacuumed packages that will make them easier to store. You can keep them in the vacuum package for about 1 or 2 years.  

Allergy of Pistachios

If you have one tree nut allergy, it’s highly likely that you’re allergic to other tree nuts as well. Still, only about 25 to 40 percent of people are allergic to both peanuts and tree nuts, according to Food Allergy Research & Education (FARE) [1]. If you are allergic to cashews, for instance, you might test positive for pistachio antibodies, however, consuming pistachios would not cause you any harm. Interestingly, even some people with known pollen allergies test positive for nut antibodies, even though they're not particularly allergic to nuts. [1] https://www.foodallergy.org/common-allergens/peanut-allergy      
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Nutritional Information

Serving size: 50g
PER SERVEPER 100g
Energy
1235kJ2470kJ
Protein, total
10.9g21.8g
Fat, total
23.8g47.6g
saturated
2.7g5.4g
Carbohydrate
8.1g16.2g
sugars
3.15g6.3g
Sodium
3.5mg7mg

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Roasted and Salted Pistachios FAQ

Are these pistachios “dry roasted” or are they roasted in oil? And if so, what kind of oil?

Yes, the pistachios are dry roasted.

How long they can be stored and eaten?

In most circumstances, pistachios will last for three months if in the pantry. Pistachios should be kept in an airtight container to extend their life as much as possible. They can be kept in the refrigerator for six months to a year.

Can these be frozen in order to avoid stale out?

Freezing your pistachios is a great way to help keep them fresh for a longer period of time. We recommend storing your pistachios in an air tight container for the best results.

How Much Cholesterol in a Serving?

There is 0 mg of Cholesterol in our in-shell pistachios.

Are these gluten free?

Nuts in their pure form are gluten-free. This includes peanuts, almonds, pecans, macadamia nuts, walnuts, pine nuts, pistachios, cashews, Brazil nuts and all other natural nuts.

Where are they from?

Australia / USA

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