It is known also as green or blanched kernels. The immature kernels contain a large amount of chlorophyll pigments which yield the intense green color. It is mainly used in chocolate, pastry, ice cream and sausage industries.
The density of green color of the kernel determines the grade of the kernel as follows:
- Grade S: dense dark green
- Grade A: dark green
- Grade B: light green
- Grade C: light green & yellowish green
- Grade D: yellowish green
- Grade F: splits & crushed
The health benefits of pistachios include a healthy heart, weight management, protection against diabetes and hypertension, and improved digestion. The vitamins, minerals, fats and protein found in pistachio are all very good for your health. Pistachios are one of the oldest nuts that were commonly used in the world. They are native to Asia, particularly in Iran and Iraq.
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By applying high quality packing machines we here provide our customer's needs of packaging. Not only the kernel quality is important to us, but also meet our clients' various desire of packaging is our duty.
The kernels are packed in different size, weights and shapes according to our customers order from 200g to 15KG vacuum bags inside carton boxes.
Since the green peeled pistachio kernel is very sensitive to the direct sun lights, we suggest to pack the kernels into metallized vacuums to maximize the shelf life both in color and quality.