Cashew Nut


The following is a list of quality characteristics with minimum and maximum values for cashew nuts that are usually required officially or by importers. Different minimum and maximum values can be agreed on between you ( importers)  and  me (exporters).

Quality Classified according to grades / with or without basing on number of  kernel per kg.
First quality W210, W240, W320, W450, WB, WS, LWP, SWP
Second quality LBW210, LBW240, LBW320, LBW, SW210, SW2440, SW320, SW, SB, SS, LP, SP
Third quality DW320, DW350, DW
Fourth quality DW2, DW3DW2, DW3
Fifth quality SW2, SSW2, SW3, DW, DWTW3, DW, DWT
Sixth quality CS, SK, SK2, TPN, TPN2, TPB, DW4CS, SK, SK2, TPN, TPN2, TPB, DW4


Cashew Kernel Standards

Cashew kernel standards have been laid down by the following organizations :
  • AFI (Association of Food Industries of New York)
  • TCVN 4850 1998 – Vietnam Cashew Nuts Kernel and Technical Request
  • International Grade Specification for cashew Nuts kernel