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Round Pistachio (Fandoghi)


FANDOGHI PISTACHIO – This cultivar is the most widely available pistachio variety and grows in most pistachio growing areas of Iran. Fandoghi Pistachio is one of the round types and has the lowest shape index among the four cultivars. In recent years, around 50% of Iranian production is of the Fandoghi type. The reason is its limited yield, the new orchards are seldom planted with this variety.

Round Pistachio (Fandoghi in shape and appearance) is smaller than other kinds of Iranian pistachio and larger than hazelnut. Because of its small size, the number of Round pistachios in one kilogram is more than other types therefore it is more economical and has the largest volume for export. Round pistachios are great in protein and nutritional value.

Pistachios, which many of us have known and loved, are the delicious tree nut, Pistachios were popular for thousands of years in Middle East where they grow and nowadays, they have spread through-out the world and are used in all sorts of different cuisines and dishes, from entrees to desserts like ice cream.

Pistachio is known as the “smiling nut” in Iran and the “happy nut” in China.


Round or Fandoghi Pistachios are a great source of healthy fats, fiber, protein, antioxidants and various nutrients, includ-ing vitamin B6 and potassium.


Nutrition Facts (Per 100g)
Calories276 kcal. / 1.174 kJ
Protein content1,85 g
Carbohydrates65 g
Fiber8,7 g
Fat content0,53 g
Minerals1,8 g
Calcium63 mg
Sodium35 mg
Magnesium50 mg

This type of Pistachio is the least expensive type among all the pistachios. The reason why its price is lower than other types is because of its shape and high production volume in addition to low domestic demand. So, Round Fandoghi Pistachio forms most of the volume of pistachio export from Iran. The color of the Round Pistachio shell is naturally light cream.

Farmers grow Fandoghi pistachios in provinces that have a proper climate for pistachios, such as Kerman, Khorasan, Yazd, Markazi or other cities like Damghan.

The harvest season for new crop is late September until Mid- October each year. So, we suggest booking your order for the new crop and contact us in the first weeks of September.

Our Pistachio customers are from all over the world. Such as Malaysia, India, China, United Arab Emirates, Hong Kong, Singapore, Ukraine, Germany, Switzerland, Russia, etc. They import pistachios in shell mostly for direct use and mixing it with other nuts.

Other names: Round pistachio

Sizes: 26/28, 28/30, 30/32 and 32/34

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