News and announcements

[ 01/01/2017 ] Peanut free facility

products listWe offer Peanut-free tree nuts with limited chance of cross-contamination between nuts (i.e pistachios are processed in lines that are dedicated to only pistachios not almonds e.t.c).


[ 10/07/2016 ] Introduction Brochures - sell sheets & Product list

products listDownload our company brochure, sell sheets and technical sheets.


[ 10/07/2016 ] Products list

products list of nutsProducts list in html form.


[ 10/07/2016 ] Roasting nuts

roasterNew nut dry roaster of 3,3 tons per day.


[ 10/07/2016 ] Live stock Availability

live quotationProduct availability and updated market reports.


[ 27/05/2011 ] Makin dry nuts - Information about Greek dry nuts

farmingInformation about Greek almonds, pistachios, and walnuts.


[ 28/03/2011 ] New company logo

makin logoMakin dried nuts presents new company logo "Makin nuts, almonds, pistachios & pistachio kernels".


[ 05/06/2010 ] Cooperation with NutTech co.

nuttech logoNutTech co. is official partner company. The manufacturer, produce tree nut processing machines since 1984.


[ 21/10/2010 ] New pistachios line

pistachios image Our Pistachio line has been modernized.


[ 29/10/2010 ] Biological - organic dry nuts

organic logoMakin dry nuts trade in biological-organic dry nuts.


[ 15/01/2011 ] Trade of dried nuts suitable for food ingredients

dry nuts for confectionaryMakin dry nuts sells dried nuts suitable for sweets, ice creams and biscuits ingredients.


Pistachio nuts Varieties, Grades and Sizes

Makin dry nuts | Grower, Processor, Supplier and Exporter of Greek Dried Nuts

    Ioannis Makanikas nuts grows, processes and packs bulk wholesale inshell, shelled, natural, or peeled Greek pistachios. We supply merchants, roasters and distribution industries around the world with the highest quality of pistachios that meet customers' specifications for size, variety and grade. Our company is the only pistachio producer and processor in Greece who have established certain sizes and grades for the greek inshell pistachios and pistachios kernels. Pistachio trees originally come from the Middle East, Persia (Iran), Syria, Turkey, and Greece where dry lands and desert climates are available. Pistachio trees have been cultivated for more than three thousands years. Greek high positioned desert regions with abundance of sunshine are ideal for growing pistachios. Pistachio trees planted in orchards need approximately seven to ten years to reach maturity.

Inshell Pistachios Varieties:

  • Long Pistachios, Round Pistachios

    Pistachio Sizes:

    21/25, 26/30

  • 22/24, 24/26, 26/28, 28/30
  • pistachios sizes


  • Jumbo
  • Superior
  • A
  • Standrard (STD)
  • pistachios grades



      opened mouth pistachios

    Naturally opened pistachios.

       closed mouth pistachios

    Closed mouth pistachios / non split pistachios.

    Pistachio kernels Grades:

      whole pistachios kernels

    Whole pistachios kernels.

       split pistachios kernels

    Split shelled pistachios.


  • Whole / 1% split
  • Split / 99% split
  • pistachios kernels grades


    Peeled Pistachio kernels color grade:


  • AAA (Green)
  • AA (Greenish)
  • A (Yellow)
  • Splits

    pistachios grade a pistachios grade c pistachios grade d

    pistachios grade green split


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