Yurosek Farms Pistachio Kernel get its green pigment in the pistachio nut as a result of chlorophyll, the same pigment that makes the leaves green.
Yurosek Farms Pistachios should be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator, in order to maintain their crunch, or in the freezer for long-term storage. To restore pistachios that have lost their crispness, toast the nutmeats at 200 degrees for 10 to 15 minutes.
Approximately 98% of the pistachio nuts produced in the United States are from California.
The FDA recently announced that eating nuts, such as pistachios, may help reduce the risk of heart disease when eaten as part of a diet low in saturated fat and cholesterol.