The main problem for California pistachio
growers--many of whom are from Iran--is last year's mild winter, which prevented the trees from getting their necessary "chilling hours.
Mohseni added that his country "produced 225,000 tons of pistachio
last year and made 235,000 tons this year".
According to Panahi and Khezri , determining the optimal harvest date of pistachio
nut is one of the most important horticultural practices to increase the quality of nut production.
The results showed that the pistachio
group had better success with supporting their BMI goals compared to the pretzel group, showing pistachios
can be included in a healthy diet, even for those managing their weight.
He added that all pistachio
shipments were accurately examined to make sure that they are free from mycotoxins to preserve the international reputation of the product.
production faced down fall in 2011 due to the improper climate situation, but during the first half of the current year it gained its previous condition.
Scientists at the University of Nebraska have developed a specific sensitive sandwichtype enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) that could detect and quantify pistachio
residues in products.
The 3-ounce pistachio
diet also decreased the ratios of total cholesterol to HDL, LDL to HDL and non-HDL and apolipoprotein B, which are all measures of cardiovascular disease risk.
To further underline the brand's nutritional benefits, stores have been placing Wonderful Pistachios
both in the fresh fruit and vegetable aisles, and in the snacks aisles.
Those in the pistachio
industry said competition between the two countries may now be focused in foreign markets.
On a spring morning when I was 12, my family and I piled out of our truck with picks and shovels, ready to plant the first of 1,500 pistachio
The Arizona company is the state's largest pistachio
grower-shipper, with 700 acres of orchards, Zion said.
nuts can lower the risk of heart disease, say researchers.
, Pecan & Pinon" by professional food writer and former restaurant reviewer Gwin Grogan Grimes specifically focuses on three western nuts: the smooth pistachio
, the woodsy pecan, and the mild but flavorful pinon.
Food Dude once made an appetizer out of grapes, pistachio
nuts, cream cheese and blue cheese.