Botanical Name - Anacardium Occidentale L

Family - Anacardiaceae

Common Name - Kaaju

Nutritional Values of Cashew

Total Fat 19g 29%
Saturated 4g 20%
Trans Fat 0g -
Polyunsaturated Fat 21g -
Monounsaturated Fat 7g -
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 0mg 0%
Potassium 190mg 5%
Total Carbohydrate 3g 1%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Sugar 1g -
Protein 4g -
Iron - 4%
Vitamin E - 8%
Thiamine 10%
Riboflavin - 0%
Niacin - 0%
Vitamin B6 - 0%
Folate - 2%
Pantothenic Acid - 0%
Phosphorous - 20%
Magnesium - 25%
Zinc - 8%
Selenium - 780%
Copper - 25%
Manganese - 15%

Sizes of Cashew

Size Classification (wholes) of kernels per lbs.
W 180 170-180
W 210 200-210
W 240 220-240
W 280 260-280
W 320 300-320
W 400 350-400
W 450 400-450
W 500 450-500

General Characteristics

  • Indian Cashews are low in sugar and rich in fiber, heart-healthy fats, and plant protein. They’re also a good source of copper, magnesium, and manganese — nutrients important for energy production, brain health, immunity, and bone health.
  • Indian Cashew, (Anacardium occidentale), evergreen shrub or tree of the sumac family (Anacardiaceae), cultivated for its characteristically curved edible seeds, which are commonly called cashew “nuts” though they are not true nuts. … The cashew “nuts” are attached to the bottoms of the red hypocarp of the fruits.
    • Heart Health.
    • Prevents Blood Disease.
    • Source of Dietary Fibre.
    • Healthy and Shiny Hair.
  • Ratnagiri and Sindhudurg cashews are one of the finest cashews among all due to its proportionate rich taste which is sweet, salty and even creamy which gives a satisfying feeling either when consumed directly or mixed with any food for specific recipe.
  • Favorable climate and nutritive soil required for its optimal growth is available in abundance in Maharashtra state among which Ratnagiri and sindhudurg land has been proven more susceptible for its rich production.

Sweet, clean, wholesome, uniform in size, shape, color and in sound merchantable conditions;
Free from living and dead insects, fungus infestation, added coloring matter, moulds, obnoxious smell, discoloration;
Free from toxic or noxious seeds viz. Crotolaria (Crotolaria spp.), Corn cockle (Agrostemmagithago L.), Castor bean (Ricinus communis L.), Jimson weed (Dhatura spp.), Argemonemexicana, Khesari and other seeds that are commonly recognized as harmful to health;
Uric acid and Aflatoxin shall not exceed 100mg and 30mg per kg respectively;
Comply with the restrictions in regard to poisonous metals (rule-57), crop contaminants (rule 57-A) naturally occurring toxic substances (rule 57-B), use of insecticides (rule-65), and other provisions prescribed under the Prevention of Food Adulteration Rules, 1955, as amended from time to time.

Food Security
GMO/ Radiation/ Allergen- No
Pesticide residue/ Heavy Metal/ Aflatoxin- As per EU/ NPOP/NOP Norms
Shelf Life- 18 Months in a sealed pack temperature controlled environment

Packaging Details
5/10/20/25/40/50kg PP or Jute Bags OR Loose in Bulk OR Custom packaging can be provided on customer request.

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