Production Stage of Roasted Salted Pistachios

Production Stage of Roasted Salted Pistachios

Roasted Salted Pistachios are made from the latest harvested, ripe Shelled Pistachios, which we call Dry Red. Since the product is harvested late, the ripest product is the Dried Red Pistachio. We will share with you the production stages of the Roasted Salted Pistachio product in order.

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  • Peeling Stage of Dry Red Peel

    Dried Red Pistachios are kept in silos or by soaking them with water in more primitive ways to make their shells moist. The separation process from the shell is carried out by industrial machines.

    • Kavlak Pistachio Drying Stage

    The drying phase of the pistachios separated from their shells is done by applying heat through industrial machines, or they are laid on the field by natural means and the drying process is carried out with solar energy.

    • Kavlak Pistachio Cracking Stage

    Kavlak Pistachio product transitions to the cracking stage after a certain humidity. The aim of the product is to reach 100% crack rate by cracking the closed mouth parts of the product.

    • Kavlak Pistachio Roasting Stage

    Product analysis is required before proceeding to the roasting stage of cracked pistachios. If the closed ratio of the product is high, the cracking stage can be started again. The most commonly used product at this stage is Salt. The salt is contacted with the product in rotary pans at a certain temperature. At this stage, it is time for the masters to reach the full taste of the product and decide on its taste. Over-roasted product may be damaged. Under-roasted products do not satisfy the consumer. Masters are preferred from people with high experience in this field.

    • Cooling Stage of Roasted Salted Pistachios

    After the Roasted Salted Pistachios are roasted, the cooling process depends on the preference of the companies. The cooling process is carried out by keeping it in silos for 1 or 2 days. Companies can build cooling pools with industrial machines to speed up the cooling phase.

    • Packaging Stage of Roasted Salted Pistachios

    Roasted Salted Pistachios are transferred to the packaging stage according to the package preferences of the companies. Before the packaging phase, the product is visually inspected to ensure that there is no damage, residue, etc. on the product. Control can be done according to the preference of the companies.

    Roasted Pistachios
    Image: Roasted Salted Pistachios
    In the image above, you see the presentation of Pistachios for consumption. Roasted Pistachios are the most consumed form of Pistachios. It is served as a cookie. Roasted Pistachios are a product that must be meticulously controlled and processed at every stage of production.

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