The Organic Whole Cashews 320 (OW320) are premium, natural whole cashews that have a slightly crunchy texture to it. Classified as ‘OW1-320’, where W1 means quality of the highest order, the OW320 are of premium taste and size. This product is not pasteurized.
Our customers can purchase bulk cashews and wholesale cashews. For more information on our warehouses please click here.
The processing of the OW320 consists of collecting the raw cashew nuts and sending them for boiling and steaming to remove the hull and skin. This unveils the broken and whole cashews called cashew kernels. It is estimated that approximately 50 percent of cashew kernels are OW320.
This product ships from Olamnuts’ New Jersey warehouse and has its origins in Vietnam. Our customers have three shipping options to choose from. They are:
- 50lb carton
- 1 pallet of 50lb boxes (2,000 lbs)
- 1 container of 50lb boxes (35,000 lbs)
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The naming convention of our cashew products consists of two parts; the cashew abbreviation and the digits that signify the number of kernels that are available in one pound of cashews.
In our OW320 cashews the “O” stands for Organic, which means that these cashews are produced naturally on an organic farm, certified through organizations such as the Control Union.
The Character “W” stands for Wholes, which means these are whole cashews of the highest grade.
The number “320” implies that customers who purchase this product can expect around 300-320 nuts per pound of cashews in this product.
At present, India, Ivory Coast and Vietnam are the world’s biggest producers of this kidney-shaped nut. In fact, Olam has a large presence in Vietnam, having set up base 22 years ago and has grown organically to over 6,500 employees in the central and southern regions. Olam Vietnam Limited, a subsidiary of Olam International, has even been recognized as one of the best places to work in Vietnam, thanks to the company’s commitment to investing in its people.
To know all about cashews and how Olam grows and process them please click here to read more.
The Organic Whole Cashews 320 are one of the premium cashew wholes our customers can purchase. They carry a premium price tag as they are aesthetically appealing. Owing to their looks the OW320s are generally used where the appearance of the cashew nut takes centre stage. They are ideally consumed as a snack and can be further roasted or pasteurized in accordance to customer needs. The OW320s are premium cashews that are commonly available at supermarkets.
These cashews also have industrial applications such as being used as an ingredient in chocolates, cookies, sweets, ice-cream, and more. Additionally, they are used as a garnish in sweets or curries, ingredient in soups or even as part of a mixed salad.
The OW320s are not likely to be used for making butters, bars or granolas owing to the premium price tag.