SENQU RIVER PISTACHIOS are grown where winter nights are freezing cold and summer days scorch the dessert sand.
In the Northen Cape province on the WERCON Family Farm, an orchard of pistachios silently drinks from the banks of the Orange River – only to burst with blushing pistachio fuits when late summer comes. SENQU RIVER pistachios are hand selected, processed, baked and packaged, offering the best of what nature provides.
Pistachios are an excellent source of protein, antioxidants, and fiber.
Pistachios are one of the lowest calorie nuts, which means people can enjoy the health benefits of nuts while more easily staying within their daily calorie limits.They are rich in nutrients, packed with antioxidants, low in calories and beneficial for gut, eye and heart health.
One ounce of macadamia nuts, for example, contains 204 caloriesTrusted Source, while 1 ounce of pecans provides 196 caloriesTrusted Source. The same 1 ounce of pistachios contains just 159 calories.
A serving of pistachios provides about 37 percent of the recommended daily vitamin B-6 intake or 1.3 mg for adults
Vitamin B-6 plays a vital role in the body, particularly in relation to protein metabolism and cognitive development