Hoseaps

Cashew, (Anacardium occidentale), evergreen shrub or tree of the sumac family (Anacardiaceae), cultivated for its characteristically curved edible seeds, which are commonly called cashew “nuts” though they are not true nuts.

Hoseaps Company Limited is known for the quality raw cashew nuts and kernels they produce and supply.  The cashews coming from Hoseaps Company Limited go through multiple quality checks to see to it that it meets the consumer’s demands.

The domesticated cashew tree is native to the New World but commercially cultivated mainly in Brazil and India. The seeds, rich in oil and distinctively flavoured, are commonly used in South and Southeast Asian cuisine and are a characteristic ingredient of numerous chicken and vegetarian dishes of southern India. In Western countries they are eaten mainly as a premium-quality protein-rich snack food.

The Process

Our cashew kernels are vacuum packed and a large percentage are exported to globally. A portion is also sold locally.

Sizes and Qualities
We process cashew nut kernels of different sizes and qualities. The whole cashew nut kernels are divided in to 5 different sizes and qualities; Whole Whites (WW) 450, 320, 240, 210, 180, the latter being the biggest. The most common sizes are the WW 320 and the WW 240. The broken kernels are divided in to butts, splits, chips, large white pieces (LWP) and small white pieces (SWP).

The Process

Our cashew kernels are vacuum packed and a large percentage are exported to globally. A portion is also sold locally.

Sizes and Qualities
We process cashew nut kernels of different sizes and qualities. The whole cashew nut kernels are divided in to 5 different sizes and qualities; Whole Whites (WW) 450, 320, 240, 210, 180, the latter being the biggest. The most common sizes are the WW 320 and the WW 240. The broken kernels are divided in to butts, splits, chips, large white pieces (LWP) and small white pieces (SWP).

Production facts

The process starts with sorting. The raw nuts are sorted in a specially designed machine. After that the raw nuts are steamed and dried in an open area for a minimum of 24 hours and a maximum of 48 hours, depending on atmospheric humidity. The raw nuts are then shelled in accordance with the different nut sizes. After shelling, the cashew kernels are peeled, and then graded again according to the different sizes. Finally, they are vacuum packed in bags of 22.68 kg (50 lbs) each.

 
 

Production facts

The process starts with sorting. The raw nuts are sorted in a specially designed machine. After that the raw nuts are steamed and dried in an open area for a minimum of 24 hours and a maximum of 48 hours, depending on atmospheric humidity. The raw nuts are then shelled in accordance with the different nut sizes. After shelling, the cashew kernels are peeled, and then graded again according to the different sizes. Finally, they are vacuum packed in bags of 22.68 kg (50 lbs) each.

 
 

Benefits of using Cashew

There are many benefits from Cashew nuts as they are full of anti – oxidants, vitamins and minerals.

  • Prevents Cancers – Cashew has Proanthocyanidins and high copper content that helps to fight against cancerous cell; a major benefit of cashew nuts.
  • Healthy Heart – Cashew contains low fat content when compared with other nuts and that too in the oleic acid form which is very healthy for heart.
  • Lower High Blood Pressure – Cashew nuts lower the blood pressure with the help of magnesium.

Packaging

Raw cashew nuts are packaged in Jute Sacks and it comes in various weights 86kg and 100kg. Our kernels are packaged according to customer’s requirement and its packaged into 25/50kg per PP Woven Bag.