Introduction

cashew-fruitCashew nut are mainly used for the snack market as roasted and salted snack. Due to the lovely taste, the cashew nut is seen as an upper class nut. The cashew nut is becoming of more and more interest to industrial users and is as such used for cookies, cereals and is also promotet as a topping on ice-cream.

The cashew nut is probably one of the most exciting nuts that grows, hanging under an apple that is being used for juice, for example.
The nut itself is protected by a very strong shell, that needs to be roasted/steamed before it can be shelled. The shell contains a high percentage of liquid, which makes the shell prefect for fuelling the ovens that dyr down the kernels.