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Title: Facts and Figures - Cashew nut Anacardium Occidentale

Date Published: 2012
Author/s: NARO
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Affiliation: National Forestry Resources Research Institute - NaFORRI


Cashew (Anacardium occidentale) is a large tree
belonging to the same family as mango. It originated from South America, but is now widespread in tropical countries. The nut has health benefits as it is cholesterol free and controls diabetes and are packed with lots of vitamins, minerals and antioxidants