Wandering around the shops you might notice that pistachio creams from different manufacturers have very different colors.
It is important to know that color is an excellent index to understand how natural a pistachio cream is or hide ingredients that have nothing to do with quality.
Bright green . This color cannot be obtained simply from pure pistachio cream. Certainly food coloring has been added to the pistachio cream to make it look more inviting. This is often done to mask the low amount of pistachio used. Natural Pistachio Crunch
Gold green. We are always struggling with creams of around 50% pure pistachio cream, but which hide a secret, extra virgin olive oil. In fact, the pistachio base in contact with the olive oil leaves its green even more to tend towards ancient gold. Usually only one other ingredient is added to this mix: sugar.
Smile Crunch pistachio cream is made with 100% organically grown pistachios , without the addition of dyes or other pollutants . It has a dark green color tending to brown . Quality index and total absence of dyes or other masking elements.