Pistachio Di Bronte

In the Dagali district of Bronte, Sicily, we source our pistachios and their products from a small, traditional family business who manually gather them from verdant patches on the otherwise rocky, desert like terrain formed from lava. These green islands of vegetation are rich in minerals, nurturing the trees that produce this unique pistachio; coloured a vibrant green and with a sweeter, creamier and deeper flavour than the varieties found elsewhere. The family provide these dried and also turn them into a range of delicious savoury and sweet products, unrivalled in flavour, colour and quality.

Pistachio di Bronte contains important EFA, essential fatty acids (needed for the creation and maintenance of cell membranes) and monounsaturated fats that help prevent cholesterol (Omega-3 for example).

There is also a high content of antioxidants, which fight free radicals and a balanced presence of minerals: calcium, phosphorus, potassium, iron, magnesium and manganese. Rich in vitamins, pistachio oil enhances immunity and works anti-inflammatory (vitamin A, C, E, B1, B2, B3, B5, B6).

Pistachio di Bronte is a D.O.P product: DOP is short for Denominazione di Origine Protetta(literally “Protected Designation of Origin”). As the the name suggests, this certification ensures that products are locally grown and packaged. And it makes a promise to the consumer: It’s a guarantee that the food was made by local farmers and artisans, using traditional methods. In fact, by law, only DOP products like balsamic vinegar can carry the word “traditional” on their labels, because they adhere to local traditions. So the DOP label may bring a higher price tag with it. But it also promises the highest quality! (Source: Walk of Italy)