The cashew tree (Anacardium 0ccidentale) is a tropical evergreen tree that produces the cashew seed and the cashew apple pseudo fruit.
Indonesia is among the world’s top producer of cashew nut after Vietnam, India, West Africa, East Africa and Brazil. Nationally, cashew nut is among the most expensive commodities and ranked after vanilla in term of price.
Whole cashews are size graded by average count per lb., and the most common size is w320, i.e. 320 kernels per lb.