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Cashew Nuts is a highly nutritious and concentrated form of food, providing a substantial amount of energy. The cashew nut kernel has a pleasant taste and flavor and can be eaten raw, fried and sometimes salted or sweetened with sugar. It also contributes as an important source of invisible fat in the diet, being widely used in a variety of ways.

The kernel is considered to be of high nutritive quality and growing conditions or the variety of cashew may have an influence on kernel composition. The overall composition of the kernel is protein 21%, fat 46% and carbohydrates 25%. The graded varieties can be White Wholes or Scorched White Wholes or Butts, Splits, Pieces and other physical variants. The graded variety W-320  cashew nuts is widely popular and consumed the most across the world for its affordable prices and high nutritional facts.

Product Specifications Cashew

Commodity: Cashew Nuts

Origin: South Africa

Quality Specifications

Cashew Kernels – White Wholes

Grade Designation Trade Name Colour
Characteristics
Count/454 gms
size description
Max.
Moisture%)
Broken
Max%
NLSG NLG max%
W-180 White Wholes White/pale ivory/light ash. Characteristic shape 170-180 5 5 5(NLSG & SW together)
W-210 Do Do 200-210 5 5 Do
W-240 Do Do 220-240 5 5 Do
W-320 Do Do 300-320 5 5 Do
W-450 Do Do 400-450 5 5 Do
W-500 Do Do 450-500 5 5 5(SW)
Remarks: Kernels are completely free from infestation, insect damage, mould rancidity, adhering testa and objectionable extraneous matter. Scraped and partially shrivelled kernels also permitted provided such scraping/shrivelling does not affect the characteristic shape of the kernel.

Cashew Nuts Kernels – Scorched Wholes

Grade Designation Trade Name Colour
Characteristics
Count/454 gms
size description
Max.
Moisture%)
Broken
Max%
NLSG NLG max%
SW White Wholes Kernels may be scorched/slightly darkened due to over-heating while roasting or drying in drier/borma N.A 5 5 7.5 (SSW)
W-180 Do Do 170-180 5 5 7.5 (NLSG & SSW together)
W-210 Do Do 200-210 5 5 Do
W-240 Do Do 220-240 5 5 Do
W-320 Do Do 300-3200 5 5 Do
W-450 Do Do 400-450 5 5 Do
W-500 Do Do 450-500 5 5 7.5(SSW)
Remarks: Kernels are completely free from infestation, insect damage, mould rancidity, adhering testa and objectionable extraneous matter. Scraped and partially shrivelled kernels also permitted provided such scraping/shrivelling does not affect the characteristic shape of the kernel.

*NLSG- Next Lower Sized Grade, NLG- Next Lower Grade

Packing & Shipment Specifications cashew nuts

Inspection: SGS (or) any other agency as per your requirement for Weight and Quality.

Packing: Standard in 10 Kg (Net) Tins vacuumed & gasified with Carbon di oxide and finally packed in Carton boxes with Net weight of 20 Kg (2 Tins in one carton)

Quantity: 20 feet Container with load ability of 15 Tons (or) 750 Cartons

Port of Loading: Durban, South Africa

Port of Discharge: As per customer requirements

Delivery: Delivered to the loading port of choice within 15 days from the date of receipt of Confirmed Purchase Order & Receipt of Advance.

Applicable Shipment Terms: FOB/CFR/CIF Inco Terms 2010 as needed by the Customer to their port of choice