Jumbo Pistachio (Kallehghouchi)
This shape of pistachio is called as kalleh ghochi, that is the Jumbo type. The most common character to identify this type is the shape of pistachios is rather fat and (in comparing with round) is rather long, this is why called as Jumbo.
|Jumbo (Kale ghuchi): This kind is thick with opened mouth.|
Available in sizes 18-20, 20-22, 22-24, 24-26
There are about ten different kinds and sizes of pistachios. These include JUMBO, ROUND, KERNEL, LONG types. Iran’s pistachio harvest, pistachio exports (in-shell basis) for marketing Iran pistachio exports.
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Jumbo Pistachios of Iran
Iran’s pistachio is one of the best pistachios in the world. The pistachio kernel contains many food staffs.
Different Kind of Pistachio In the markets all over the world in accordance to the external shape of the pistachio it divided to four major groups:
Round pistachio (Fandoghi)
Jumbo pistachio (Kalleqouchi)
Long pistachio (Akbari)
Long pistachio (Ahmadaghaee)
Long pistachio (Badami)
Natural in shell or closed
In the history pistachios is associated with royalty,perseverance and pride. Pistachio date back to the Holy Lands of the middle East, where they grew wild in the high desert regions. Today, pistachio is the core of dried nuts, and one of the most valuable high calorie foods.
A few facts about kale ghoochi pistachio, it is believed that stone age people used pistachios where is now known as Iran and used to be the Persian Empire. It is said that queen Belgais of Shiba used to serve imperial guests with the finest Iranian kale ghoochi pistachio which was only available to the royalties.
At present Iran produces more kalle ghouchi pistachios than any other country in the world, in a situation completely different from any other parts of the world.
The history of kale ghoochi pistachio cultivation in Iran dates back to around 4500 years ago. Iranians have believed the virtues and effects of pistachio in increasing insight and intelligence of human brains. Since the first trees grew in ancient Persia, one can easily find out that Iranians were the first consumers of kalleghouchi pistachio.
The biggest major farms of jumbo pistachio belonged to Iran. That’s why Iranians are more interested in kale ghoochi Pistachio, and during the last 100 years, Iran has been the biggest and most important of Pistachio grower and trader.
Jumbo pistachio quality and quantity
The present quality and quantity of Iranian jumbo pistachio in a large extent, indebted to unparalleled initiatives of Iranian farmers and pistachio growers through centuries. The present distinguished excellent situation of Iranian jumbo pistachio, is the result of Iranian farmers and growers.
Present figures show, out of total world jumbo pistachio production,which some years touches peak annual production of 300,000 metric tons, more than 70 percents grown in Iran.
Iranian Pistachio is processed under completely healthy conditions. There are enough terminals in the region for skinning ,drying ,sorting and packing in such a way that Pistachio picked today would be processed the same day.
This has greatly reduced the risk of aflotoxin contamination. The EU representatives approved this fact during their visit to Rafsanjan. Iranian Pistachio is grown without application of any hormons material and genetic manipulation.