Sicily is the only Italian region where pistachio trees are grown Bronte pistachios are preferred for its delicate aroma, the nutty and delightful light sweet-sour taste. The nuts are soft but have a crunchy texture. These popular nuts are a well-liked snack and are eaten plain or salted, fresh or roasted and also they are used in desserts.
Pistachios have long been the most valuable economic resource for the town of Bronte, where it is called “oro verde” green gold.
The Green Gold Pistachio of Bronte was officially registered as an Italian PDO product in 2010. These pistachios are grown in a specific area of thin volcanic soils and rugged terrain on the western slope of Mt Etna in Sicily near the city of Bronte. Unique characteristics of Bronte pistachios include their bright green colour, the elongated shape and high fatty acid content.
Pistachio cream is perfect when enjoyed on toasted bread or when used for filling cakes and desserts.
Green Pistacchio from Bronte 45%, sugar, milk powder, extra virgin olive oil, non-hydrogenated vegetable fats (sunflower oil, cocoa butter), emulsifier: soy lecithin. May contain traces of other nuts.
Average Values per 100g: Energy 2485kJ/597kcal, Fats 40.84g of which saturates 12.38g,Carbohydrate 49.11g, of which sugars 45.94g, Fibre 2.5g, Protein 8.17g, Salt 0.03g.
Store in a cool, dry place. Store away from heat sources at the recommended temperature of 14° / +16°.
Piaceri Italiani Malta, The Magro Food Village, Xewkija, Gozo XWK 3000