Cashew seed is little bit expensive from other nuts it is served as a snack or used in many different kinds of recipes, sweet dishes and desserts, its shell is also very important and used in many applications from lubricants to paints. Its cultivation was started from Brazil in around 1560 and now its cultivation has started in many countries because its demand increases in winter season. Cashew is the major ingredient in Indian cuisine especially in Indian desserts, kaju barfi and korma; it is also used in Thai and Chinese cuisine, generally in whole form. Cashew is very beneficial for human health because it is excellent source of copper, manganese, phosphorus and magnesium, vitamin B6 and vitamin K, Iron, potassium, zinc and selenium.
There are many cashews producing countries in the world but Vietnam is the top producer in the world if you want to know other top production countries then see the list below of top 10 cashew producing countries in the world.
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