2015 In-shell Pistachios

Skinny Nut™ Series: Snacking Trends

According to international food and beverage consultants, Baum + Whiteman, pistachios are the nut of the year!¹ Maybe it’s because of their smooth buttery taste or maybe it’s because they are one of the lowest fat, lowest calorie snack nuts around. Whatever the reason, it doesn’t stop there when it comes to eating trendy this year—we’re giving you the skinny on how pistachios fit into three of this year’s hottest snacking trends.
Skinny Nut

Dare to Pair with these Skinny Nut™ Pistachio Pairings

Did you know pistachios are known as the Skinny Nut™? Being one of the lowest calorie, lowest fat snack nuts, you can enjoy a generous handful of 30 nuts for about 100 calories.1 Preliminary behavioral eating studies suggest that eating in‐shell pistachios may help slow down your snacking rate, and the empty shells are a visual cue for how much you have eaten, potentially reducing calorie intake.2,3 This mindful munching effect is known as the “Pistachio Principle.”