Closed shell pistachios are taken into Pistachio cracking factory in order to get cracked and produced kernels, the whole procedure here is fully automat. The color of this type is slightly lighter than open shell pistachio kernel, but its more reasonable and more affordable in price. This type of Iranian pistachio kernel suits for confectionaries or cooking then the kernels need to be blend or make powder of it.
Open shell pistachio kernels are rich in color and size. This type of Iranian pistachio kernels are taken from open shell pistachios, which are cracked by hand, hence the procedure, takes longer time also price is higher compared to closed shell kernels. This type is also suitable for confectionaries particularly where pistachios will be used as it is without blending or making it to powder, for instance Baklava or Turkish delights.
Green Peeled kernel is known as the most premium and expensive among all types of kernels. Green peeled kernels come from Kaal (Raw) kernels. Green Peeled kernels can be classified into 4-5 types, which can be differentiate from the percentage of green color in them for instance dark green, green, greenish, yellow and light yellow.