Best Pistachios for Sale

Apr 28, 2019 | News

If you are searching for Best Pistachios for Sale, then we are pleased to tell you that you have found the perfect wholesale supplier. We have top quality and fresh Middle Eastern pistachios ready for you at competitive prices. We will do our best to fulfill your requests and deliver your orders safely and efficiently. Our premium quality pistachio collection includes Akbari pistachio (long pistachio), Ahmad Aghaei pistachio, Kalleqouchi pistachio (jumbo pistachio) and Fandoughi pistachio (round pistachio). In addition to our pistachio collection, we have other nuts and dried foods to offer you in Canada; you will find more information by visiting our wholesale nuts Toronto page.

Middle Eastern Pistachios throughout History

According to, pistachio is from late Middle English “pistace”, from Old French, superseded in the 16th century by forms from Italian “pistacchio”, and from Greek “pistakion”. Pistachios are one of the oldest flowering nut trees. Recent archeological evidence suggests that these seeds have been a common food for nine thousand years. The high nutritional value, as well as the long storage life, made pistachio an invaluable travel item among early explorers and traders. Pistachios and almonds were frequently carried by travelers across the ancient Silk Road, which connected China with the West.

Facts about Pistachios

Pistachios are not actually nuts but seeds of red or yellow plum-like fruits. Nonetheless, everyone calls them nuts because they look like them and are in the cashew family. Sumac, mangos, and poison ivy are also in the cashew family. The Middle East is the largest producer of pistachios in the world and California is the second largest pistachio producer. Pistachios are biblical and are mentioned in the Old Testament. According to Moslem legend, the pistachio nut was one of the foods brought to Earth by Adam. Pistachios are happy; they are called “the smiling nut” in the Middle East and “the happy nut” in China.

Pistachio Types