Raw Cashew Nuts

Cashew

Cashew Nuts

Cashew is a tree crop of considerable economic importance to Nigeria and other tropical countries. Apart from being a source of useful products and byproducts for food, medicinal and industrial applications, cashew gives also a useful shade, while ornamental and alley trees are suitable for the control of soil erosion, particularly for the protection of watersheds and dams.

There are various grades of raw cashew nuts, according to sizes. Cashew nuts can be used as a source of food, or processed for oil extraction. The grades of Cashew Nuts, also called outturn are usually between 38 – 70lbs. They are found in Kogi, Imo, Enugu, Ogun, Oyo, Ondo and Osun States. Detail export processes can be found in PAGES BELOW.