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Pistachio or bagnut

Pistachi oder welsche Pimpernüßlein

Pistachios are among the oldest cultivated plants and originate from the Middle East. The pistachio tree grows up to 12 metres and up to 300 years. Wild pistachios have yet been collected 10.000 BC, since antiquity they were specifically cultivated. Both rich and poor cherished them as a delicacy and as provisions for journeys because of their high nutritional value and their long shelf-life. The …