The Pasteurized Whole 320 cashews, or PST-W230 in short, are premium-sized cashew wholes that are the most common wholes available at the local supermarket. This product, as the name suggests, is pasteurized and has been subjected to a Log5 pasteurization method. Customers can request a pasteurization certificate if they so desire.
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This product ships from Olamnuts’ New Jersey warehouse and has its origin in Vietnam.
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 PST-W320 cashews “W” stands for Wholes, which means these are whole cashews of the highest grade.
The suffix PST means the cashews are pasteurized.
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.
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The PST-W320 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 PST-W320s 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.
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.
This product is not likely to be used for making butters, bars or granolas owing to the premium price tag.