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Can You Crack This Cashew Nut Challenge?

The Wonder Nut!!
Priyanka Wadhwani Jun 21, 2021
We are often advised to start our day with a handful of nuts. When asked my favorite, I choose cashews. Cashews not only taste great but are low in sugar and rich in fiber, heart-healthy fats, and plant protein. Do you know all about this wonder nut?
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Cashews belong to the Anacardiaceae family and the scientific name for this nut is Anacardium occidentale.
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The dwarf cashew tree grows upto 6 m, but it has proved more profitable, with earlier maturity and higher yields.
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Cashews contain a natural toxin called urushiol in their raw, unprocessed state. This toxin is found around the cashew shell.
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The anacardiaceae family of trees, sometimes called the cashew family, includes mango, poison ivy, poison oak, sumac, Peruvian pepper, pistachio & cashews.
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The cashew tree grows cashew apples, and the nut is the seed that grows out of the bottom. This apple is a tasty fruit but fragile and is consumed where they grow.
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Of the ten ECOWAS countries, Nigeria is the biggest producer of cashew nuts. The world's biggest producer of cashew nuts, however, is Viet Nam.
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During deshelling process, cashew nuts produce a caustic liquid (cardol and anacardic acid) that burns the skin.
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Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017
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Often mistaken as Goa, the correct answer is Kerala. Kerala has an average of 140,000 tons of cashew production per 118,600 ha of area.
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Entering the Guinness Book of Records, The Cashew of Pirangi (Cajueiro de Pirangi), also called the world's largest cashew tree is a cashew tree in Pirangi do Norte, Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil.
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Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017
Raw cashew nuts contains 553 calories per 100 g serving. One serving contains 44 g of fat, 18 g of protein and 30 g of carbohydrate.
Cashew Classification
Cashews are favorite to almost everyone. Consumed as a snack, they can be used in recipes, or processed into cheese or butter. No matter how you like them, we are sure you too are as cashew crazy as we are!!