Cashews

Exporters of all grades of cashew nuts

All-Grade Cashew Nuts

We source raw cashew kernels from top producing farms in Kenya and Tanzania. Cashew nuts from this region are known for their great organic taste and appearance with a variety of grades on offer. Farmgate World supplies various grades such as white whole and scorched whole grade. Our hand peeled cashews are known for quality, their creamy appearance and exquisite taste.

About Our Cashews

Farmgate World implements fair trade practices and supports local farmers to ensure quality production and supply of export quality raw cashew nuts. Our cashews are completely free from infestation, insect damage and rancidity thanks to well-trained and experienced staff. Cashews are vacuum packed to maintain quality and shelf life of two years. Our cashews are exported to the international markets where they are recognised for the quality, appearance and taste.

Cashew Specifications

Grade Designation

Trade Name

Colour/ characteristics

Count / 454 gms size description

Max Moisture

Broken Max

NLSG NLG max

W – 180

White Wholes

White/pale ivory/light ash, Characteristic shapes

170-180

5%

5%

5% (NLSG & SW together)

W – 240

White Wholes

White/pale ivory/light ash, Characteristic shapes

220 – 240

5%

5%

5% (NLSG & SW together)

W – 320

White Wholes

White/pale ivory/light ash, Characteristic shapes

300 – 320

5%

5%

5% (NLSG & SW together)

W – 450

White Wholes

White/pale ivory/light ash, Characteristic shapes

400 – 450

5%

5%

5% (NLSG & SW together)

Scorched Wholes (Kernels scorched or slightly darkened while roasting).

Grade Designation

Trade Name

Colour/ characteristics

Count / 454 gms size description

Max Moisture

Broken Max

NLSG NLG max

SW – 210

White Wholes

Kernels may be scorched/ slightly darkened due to over – heating while roasting or drying in drier/borma.

200 – 210

5%

5%

7.5% (NLSG & SW together)

SW – 320

Scorched Wholes

Kernels may be scorched/ slightly darkened due to over – heating while roasting or drying in drier/borma.

300 – 320

5%

5%

7.5% (NLSG & SW together)

SW – 450

Scorched Wholes

Kernels may be scorched/ slightly darkened due to over – heating while roasting or drying in drier/borma.

400 – 450

5%

5%

7.5% (NLSG & SW together)

Grade Specifications for EA Cashew Kernels

White Wholes

Scorched Wholes

Dessert Wholes

W 180

SW 180

SSW (Scorched Wholes Seconds)DW (Dessert Wholes)

W 210

SW 210

W 240

SW 240

W 320

SW 320

W 450

SW 450

Grade Specifications for EA Cashew Pieces

B (Butts)

SB (Scorched Butts)

SPS (Scorched Pieces Seconds)DP (Dessert Pieces)

S (Splits)

SS (Scorched Splits)

LWP (Large White Pieces)

SP (Scorched Pieces)

SWP (Small White Pieces)

SSP (Scorched Small Pieces)

BB (Baby Bits)

 

 

Grade Designation

Trade Name

Colour/ characteristics

Count / 454 gms size description

Max Moisture

Broken Max

NLSG NLG max

SSW

Scorched Wholes Seconds

Kernels may be over – scorched, immature, shrivelled (Pirival), speckled (Karaniram), discoloured and light blue.

NA

5%

5%

7.5% (DW)

FS

Fancy Splits

White ivory or light ash. Kernels split naturally lengthwise.

220 – 240

5%

5%

5% (SS)

FB

Fancy Butts

White/pale ivory or light ash. Kernels broken cross – wise (evenly or unevenly) naturally attached.

300 – 320

5%

5%

5% (SB)

  • Packaging available for export of balanced Cashew Kernels in bulk. Carton containing vacuum sealed foil bag of 11.340 kg net each. Cashew Kernels are completely free from infestation, insect damage and rancidity. Scraped and partially shriveled kernels also permitted provided such scraping/shriveling does not affect the characteristic shape of the kernel.

A-Grade Orchards

We implement best practices when it comes to orchard hygiene and maintenance with internationally trained staff.

International Standards

We operate under the highest agricultural standards, are HACCP certified and continuously work to meet global standards in farming.

World Renowned Farms

Our farms are known for the richest soils, favourable climates and the best care thanks to our commitment to quality produce.

Global Footprint

We have a global supply chain that supplies a wide range of top quality produce to customers from all corners of the world.

Contact Us

Contact Us

info@farmgateworld.co.za

326 Off East Road, Chipinge, Zimbabwe

Kingorani, EPZ, Changamwe Mombasa, Kenya

+25 471 7104 4666