Jumbo Pistachio Kalleh Ghouchi export

Kalleh Ghouchi Pistachio, or the so-called “Jumbo Pistachio,” is another type of Iranian commercial pistachio that is considerably popular in the global dried nut export market. This type of pistachio has a unique appearance and a delicate taste. Many refer to Jumbo as one of Iran’s most popular products that are mainly harvested in Rafsanjan city. This pistachio is becoming rarer as its production has started to decline. The taste, along with several essential health benefits, is the most crucial factor in the success of Jumbo Kalleh Ghouchi Pistachio in the global market.

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Jumbo Pistachio

Based on their appearance, Iranian pistachios are usually classified into two groups: round and long. According to this classification, pistachio nuts are considered as long if the rate of their greatest diameter to their length is more than 0.6. Jumbo Pistachio falls in a bridge between round pistachios and long ones. Thus, they have a unique appearance that captures a lot of attention. The tip of Jumbo Pistachio’s green skin is short, and after ripening, their skin color changes from green to a gradient of red colors.

By the time of ripening, the shell of Jumbo Pistachio turns to white. The shell splitting points appear on the front and behind part of the nut with moderate symmetric.

Jumbo Kalleh Ghouchi Pistachio is available in different sizes, including 18-20, 20-22, 22-24, 24-26. Their inner shells have a cream color, and the inner kernel is usually yellow. The Iranian Jumbo pistachio is available in different types. You may find Jumbo Pistachio with:

  • Natural open shell pistachio
  • Mechanically opened shell pistachio
  • Closed shell pistachio

Jumbo Pistachio is one of Iran’s tastiest products, different roasted versions of this nut are also available in the market. Roasted Jumbo Pistachios are available with different flavors, such as salt, lime, and pepper.

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Kaleh Ghochi Pistachio production

The cultivation of pistachio in Iran has a long history. Like other  Iranian commercial pistachios, Jumbo Pistachio is mainly produced in central parts of Iran and particularly in Rafsanjan city. Jumbo Kaleh Ghouchi Pistachio trees has an average height of 5.5 meters and is considered sensitive to the shortage of water and soil nutrition.

This tree is also highly sensitive to cold weather in spring. Thus, in years when cold storms and snowing occurs in spring, the production of Jumbo is profoundly affected. Jumbo pistachio tree has a widespread habit of growth with moderate power. This tree also has the biggest trunk in comparison to other pistachio trees. Jumbo Pistachio tree has dark leaves with complex shapes. The length of bunches in this tree is, on average, 4 cm with an average width of 2 cm. By the end of March, the Jumbo Pistachio tree starts the flowering. This is the so-called “early flowering.” By mid-April flowering reaches to its maximum. The flowering period for the Jumbo tree is 13 days.  The best time for harvesting Jumbo Pistachio is the beginning of September, but this highly depends on the weather, water, and soil nutrition in each harvest.


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Jumbo Kalleh Ghouchi Pistachio benefits

Jumbo Pistachio Nutrition

Like other types of pistachio, Jumbo Kalleh Ghouchi Pistachio is full of nutrition and healthy substances. Jumbo Pistachio is a rich source of Phosphorus, Potassium, Magnesium, Protein, Vitamin K, and Calcium.

Including pistachio in the daily diet can help reduce tensions and relax the body. This nut can also be helpful for the strength of the nerve system. Recent studies revealed that the pistachio’s essential substances could reduce the risk of heart attack and any related diseases. Moreover, Iranians in ancient times used to take pistachio as a home remedy for healing digestive problems. A recent study at the University of Pennsylvania suggests that regular usage of pistachio can decrease the level of cholesterol while providing a great source of antioxidants. Pistachio is also regarded as a tasty snack for those people who are on a diet since it provides a lot of energy with minimum fat.

Jumbo Kalleh Ghouchi Pistachio is also a good source for different vitamins, including vitamin E and K, which are essential for protecting the body against some kinds of cancers. Moreover, studies have recently revealed that pistachio’s intake can increase the absorption rate of gamma-tocopherol in the body. The latter can redu

How to store Kaleh Ghouchi?

Pistachio nuts are an excellent environment for insects to lay their eggs. Thus, the best way of keeping Jumbo Pistachio for a long time is to store them in glass or plastic containers in a cool and dry place and not under the sunlight. You can also store the Jumbo Pistachio in the fridge. The cold temperature can kill and therefore remove any eggs or similar contaminations. Ensure that you store pistachios in a closed container or bags. Following these instructions, you can keep Jumbo Kalleh Ghouchi Pistachio for two years.

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