Pistachio is a nut, delicious and with high nutritional value that comes from the pistachio tree. They are mainly found in Asia, America and the Mediterranean countries. There is one variety of pistachios in Greece that grows on the island of Aegina in Greece, named kilarati, which is considered the best variety in the world. The first pistachio tree in Greece made its appearance in Aegina in the late years of the 19th centuries and has been a Protected Designation of Origin (PDO) product since 1996.
Tip: If you visit the island in September, after the harvesting, do not miss the Pistachio Festival in Aegina with loads of events and happenings.