The English name pistachio is derived from “Pisteh”, which is a Persian name. Pistachio nuts get a mention in all Iranian literature, stories, beliefs, traditions and rituals such as Norooz (New Iranian Year) and Yalda festival are even consumed in weddings and funerals. There is no doubt that  Iranian pistachio has the best taste and maximum nutrition.  The special climate of Kerman province is the only best place for growing pistachios. There are four types of pistachios in Iran:

  • Super Long Pistachio (Akbari)
  • Long Pistachio (Ahmad Aghaei)
  • Jumbo Pistachio (Kale Ghoochi)
  • Round Pistachio (Fandoghi