Aegina pistachios arrived in Aegina in the early 20th century and originated in central Asia. At our store you will find fresh Greek peanuts pistachios from Aigina and Megara that come out in early September. You can buy them whole with the shell or just the kernel, cooked or uncooked, salted or unsalted.
The best quality shells pistachio are those that are naturally open from the nose and not from the side.
Nutritional value: Although most nuts have polyunsaturated fat, pistachios, like hazelnuts, are rich in monounsaturated fatty acids, which are also beneficial to the heart.The shells pistachio have fewer calories than classical, and give the body high protein content. Their shell makes them particularly dietary-friendly while they have less fat.