Green Pistachio kernels with purple/reddish outer skin.
Almond cookie with pistachio, glazed with chocolate.
The Latin name is “Pistacia vera”. Pistachios belong to the stone fruit. Blanched pistachios kernels are used by the meat, confectionery and ice cream industry. For the ice cream industry the pistachios kernels must be chopped and roasted first. The catering trade likes pistachio kernels for decorating.