We import our awesome jumbo cashews from India. Cashews are quite fragile so we double and triple grade them to ensure you get only the finest, most beautiful nuts. These non-salted cashews are slow-toasted to a crisp golden brown. Their rich nutty flavor makes them taste simply amazing, and because they’re low in carbohydrates as well as full of nutrients such as fiber, antioxidants, and protein – they’re both delicious and nutritious! This product comes packaged in a bulk home box.
Cashews: Additional Information
Cashews are the second most popular snack nut in the United States after peanuts. The cashew tree is native to Brazil. Portuguese explorers carried cashews from that country to India in the 16th century. The tree is a medium-size tree, growing to a height of only 30 – 50 feet. It requires minimum care and grows well in a wide variety of soil types.
The cashew is kin to the mango. Its fruit is a red or yellow “apple” which looks vaguely like a mango. The nut itself is attached to the bottom of this fruit. The fruit is a highly-prized food item in Brazil and India but it must normally be eaten within one day of harvest so we in the U.S. do not usually get to enjoy it.
Cashews are shelled before export and the shell is then processed to recover a highly valuable but caustic liquid. This liquid is used for making medicines and as an ingredient in resins and other industrial products. More than 250 patents have been issued covering products made from this most-useful by-product.
Cashews: Health Benefits
- A natural cholesterol free snack
- Rich in heart-friendly monounsaturated fats
- Packed with healthy minerals like magnesium, potassium, copper and manganese.
Beyond Jumbo Cashews
Need more cashews? Not to worry – we have plenty to choose from.