Pistachios (Local)

R138 per 200g / R690 per kg

Bulk PISTACHIOS in Shell - salted, roasted, locally grown in South Africa

Pistachios are a type of tree nut that are native to the Middle East and Central Asia, but are now cultivated in many parts of the world. They are often eaten as a snack or used as an ingredient in recipes, and are known for their distinct flavor and vibrant green color.

Pistachios are a nutrient-dense food and are a good source of several vitamins and minerals, including vitamin B6, thiamin, copper, and manganese. They are also a rich source of protein, fiber, and healthy fats.

Some potential health benefits of pistachios include:

  1. Heart health: Pistachios are rich in monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fats, which can help to lower LDL (bad) cholesterol and reduce the risk of heart disease.

  2. Blood sugar control: Pistachios are a good source of fiber and protein, which can help to regulate blood sugar levels and improve insulin sensitivity.

  3. Weight management: Pistachios are a filling and satisfying snack that can help to reduce overall calorie intake and promote weight loss.

  4. Eye health: Pistachios are a good source of antioxidants such as lutein and zeaxanthin, which can help to protect against age-related macular degeneration and other eye diseases.

  5. Improved digestion: Pistachios are a good source of fiber, which can help to promote digestive health and prevent constipation.

Pistachios can be enjoyed in a variety of ways, including as a snack, in salads and other dishes, and as an ingredient in baked goods. However, it is important to consume them in moderation, as they are also high in calories and can contribute to weight gain if consumed in excess.

Customer Reviews

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Fresh and Tasty

The nuts must be one of Cosmic Bazaar’s best kept secrets. I’ve ordered four different types so far, and they were all fresh and natural tasting - far better quality than in the shops (yes, even the ‘good’ ones), and less expensive too. Exceptional value for money and so healthy too. Very happy with my purchase and will be back for more…