Pistachios, the most delicious nuts at the best quality. It is highly nutritious, rich in biotin, proteins and minerals. Eaten cooked with salt or fresh unsalted. Used in confectionery.
In Greece cultivated one of the best varieties in the world, the famous Aeginian pistachios. To a lesser extent cultivated variety Nychati. The pistachio cultivation in recent years apart from Aegina and Megara, which was traditionally cultivation areas. It haw expanded in Fthiotida, Thessaly, Boeotia and Euboea.
The pistachio tree (scientific Pistakia vera, Pistacia vera) is dioecious, deciduous tree of the genus Pistakia and Cashew family. The origin is from Iran and is now grown widely from Asia to the Mediterranean countries and the USA for theιρ fruit: the pistachio. wikipedia