Origin of cashews, nutritional value and cashew nuts in bulk
1. Origin of cashews
Accordingly scientific literature, the origin of cashews is in northeastern Brazil. In the 16th century, the Portuguese brought cashew into India and the Portuguese colonial countries of Africa like Mozambique. After that, from India cashew trees have quickly spread throughout Southeast Asia.
Cashew grows in areas with tropical climates; at elevations from sea level to 1,000 m with annual rainfall from 400 to 4,000 mm; in parallel from 30 degrees North to 30 degrees South. They are grown mainly in India, Vietnam, Ivory Coast, Guinea-Bissau, Tanzania, Benin, Brazil; and other countries in East and West Central Africa and Southeast Asia. Moreover, cashew is also grown in South Africa and Australia.
In Vietnam, cashew trees are popular in the south; especially in the Central Highlands and Southeast regions; and there are a few grown in the West. Currently, the provinces with the largest cashew growing areas include Binh Phuoc, Dong Nai, Dak Lak, Binh Thuan and Binh Dinh. Especially, Vietnam is the country with the largest export of cashew nuts in the world.
2. Nutritional value of cashew nuts
One of the most commonly consumed nuts in the world; Cashew kernels contain many beneficial nutrients for health. In which, fat content accounts for 44.9%, starch accounts for 19.82%, sugar is 13.48%; in addition to containing 2.49% of calcium, iron phosphorus and vitamins like B1, B2, D , E, PP, …. People can process cashew nuts into many different products; such as cashew milk, cashew cake, salted cashew nuts, and cashew candies.
Cashew nuts have a good effect on the cardiovascular system, joints. Above all, eating cashews every day helps lower cholesterol, good for the brain. This is a nutritious food suitable for all ages from the elderly, babies, to pregnant women
In addition to use to prepare dishes immediately; people also press cashews to get oil. Specifically, in the composition of cashew nuts usually contains from 23 to 28% of oil. Cashew nut shell oil is often flammable and has a beautiful color. Therefore it is often used to make varnishes for furniture; waterproof paint or heat-resistant paint. In addition, people also use cashew oil in the dyeing or cosmetics industry.
In addition to cashews, cashews apple also have many nutritional components that are beneficial to health. According to studies in the cashew fruit contains vitamin C content 5 times more than oranges; in addition to vitamin B2 along with minerals, protein, sugar and tannin very good for health. In fact, cashew apple can be eaten raw, mixed with vegetables (salad) or processed into fruit juice. This juice can be distilled to produce alcoholic beverages.
3. Buy cashew nuts in bulk where prestige and quality
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We specialize in providing cashew nuts in large quantities to businesses around the world. As a result of production cooperation with cashew growers from the best regions in Vietnam; Asia Commodities always meets the source of high quality goods for all customers.
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