The pistachio is one of the world’s oldest nuts, originating in the Middle East. Today, these crunchy, delicious nuts are an all-time favorite to many. Produced in California, pistachios come in different colors. Oftentimes these nuts are dyed red to standout from other nuts. Packed with high nutritional value, including antioxidants, it’s no wonder pistachios are used in a variety of recipes, and are a tasty stand-alone snack.