Pistachio Flavor Insight Report

June 7, 2022
Flavor Trends Innovation

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Pistachios are the seeds of the pistachio tree. Originating in western Asia, pistachio is believed to have been eaten since as early as 7,000 B.C. and arrived in the U.S. in the mid-19th century. With a sweet and subtle flavor, pistachios are often eaten as is, as a snack, as well as to flavor both sweet and savory dishes. Spotted in new products from bakery, chocolate, and even meal replacement beverages—we are seeing 34% growth in global new pistachio flavored products from 2016-2021. Let’s take a closer look and see where pistachio is appearing on the menu, in new products, and social media.

A Quick Look at Pistachio Flavor:

  • 1,068 pistachio recipes on foodnetwork.com
  • 2,700 pistachio flavored new product introductions
  • 596 pistachio mentions on the menu in 2021


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