pistachios are pretty cool

pistachios

we use pistachios in our famous figstachio nosh bar. mostly because they taste SO delicious with figs and cranberries, but they're also healthy and they're pretty cool as nuts go. here are some other fun facts about pistachios that will make you love them too!

they're OLD

pistachios are from one of the oldest flowering nut trees! humans have been eating them for at least 9,000 years! 

pistachios are biblical

pistachios are one of the only two nuts mentioned in the bible. can you guess the other one? ok fine, we'll tell you. almonds are the other nut mentioned in the bible.

family tree

pistachios are related to mangos and the spice sumac! family goals!

favorite of the royals

well we're not sure if they're a favorite of the current royals... but apparently the Queen of Sheba loved pistachios and even demanded that the entire region's pistachio harvest be set aside for her! 

sleepy time

pistachios also help promote a good night of sleep because they are high in melatonin, and also contain protein, vitamin B6, and magnesium, which all contribute to better sleep!

pistachios are cool. enjoy them in our figstachio bar!

figstachio


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