Green Peeled Pistachio Kernel (GPPK)
Green Peeled Pistachio Kernel: These are green pistachio kernels that are dried in the sun (heated air drying is not allowed) but shelled. The kernels are dipped in boiling water before the softened seed coat is mechanically removed. The peeled kernels are then dried and sorted according to the intensity of their green hue. Normally, whole GPPKs are sorted to four grades of green color. The market gives premium prices to the more intense green colored kernels.
The GPPK Kernel is graded according to greens color of kernels .
Supper Green Kernel have a special green color and another grades are Grade‘A’ ,Grade’B’ ,Grade’C’, Grade ‘D’ , Split green , Split light green.