Pistachio trees are originally from Middle East and grown especially in Iran where this nut has been consumed for thousand years. Iranian Pistachio are very popular all over the world due to its unique fatty and sweet taste. The Pistachio tree is very resistant to severe whether conditions, also this trees in Iran are grown in regions that have a high temperature during the days(+45c) and very low temperature at nights (-15c). Exactly this feature makes the difference between Iranian pistachio taste among other types from all over the world.
Every 4 kinds of Iranian Pistachio have distinctive and special taste.
Kalleghouchi is well known for its large and rather fat shape that’s why it is called Jumbo. It is round and long and naturally opened with the light cream shell and beautiful appearance. Its delicious taste is due to being fattier than the other kinds of pistachio. This is larger than Fandoghi Pistachio and has the best commercial value.
The following sizes are available:
20/22, 22/24 and 24/26, with 18/20 in small quantities.