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Cashew Apple

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Elephant louse from Brazil?

That’s what the fruit is called in Brazil. Even though we're not familiar with it here, we’re all familiar with its seeds: cashews. Hang on a minute – that's a nut!

Okay, that's right, but the cashew nut grows on a fleshy, thickened fruit steam, known as the cashew apple – the cashew fruit, our great insiders' tip. However, because the pear-shaped cashew fruit is not actually the fruit, but only the fruit stem, we call it a pseudo-fruit. All well and good – but what does it taste like? Surprisingly tart and sweet, a little bit sour, and very juicy.

The flesh of the cashew fruit also has thirst-quenching qualities and adds a touch of astringency to drinks made with fruit flesh of this type. In addition, the vitamin C content of the cashew is around five times that of an orange.

Formulation

Juice
IQF
Purée
Concentrate

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PRODUCT & CULTIVATION AREA

Harvest PERIOD

Cashew purée NFC
Brazil
August – December

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