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Cashews

  1. Sourcing cashews responsibly with Olam and AtSource

    Cashew nuts are undoubtedly delicious. Because of their great taste and versatility, their popularity is continuing to rise. This is good news, but what can’t be ignored is that cashews are grown mainly by subsistence farmers in remote rural areas...

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  2. Best Products to Make Plant-Based Butter or Paste

    If you are in the business of making plant-based butter, paste, milk, or cheese, this is for you! Your company might be missing out on products that are tasty and cost-effective. As a vertically integrated bulk nut supplier, we're able to offer options to meet our customers' requests. Below is a list of different nuts that you can start using to add more quality to your products while cutting down costs...

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  3. Working to “END” neglected tropical diseases in our lifetime

    1.7 billion people – or 1 in 5 globally – are affected by neglected tropical diseases (NTDs). Despite this, they remain a relatively unknown burden that are yet to be effectively tackled. 

    Olam – comprising  Olam Food Ingredients (OFI) and Olam Global Agri (OGA)  – has partnered with The END Fund – the only private philanthropic initiative solely dedicated to ending the most common NTDs – to improve the lives of people affected by these diseases. Together, we have been working across Olam's various supply chains in Africa - particularly cashew, as well as rice, grains, and other ingredients – to solve the burden of these diseases...

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  4. Olam Ghana Cashew Donates Medical Equipment to Sampa Hospital to Mark World AIDS Day

    AIDS, like COVID-19, is an illness that affects people all over the world. And as a global business, we’ve made it our mission to support the communities along our supply chains—which sometimes means providing essential medical supplies...

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  5. How Long are Nuts Good For?

    Have you found yourself asking ​how long are nuts good for​ ? Nuts are a pantry staple in many homes, which means you might not be keeping them on your own shelves for very long. But while nuts can certainly last a very long time if they’re stored correctly, it’s still important to understand the basics of how long nuts last so that you can be sure to make smart decisions regarding stocking and storage...

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  6. How we are keeping cashew farming communities and students safe in Ghana amid COVID-19

    Our cashew team, part of Olam Food Ingredients, has been working with cashew farmers in the fertile vegetative belt spanning the Bono East and Bono regions of Ghana for many years. When COVID-19 hit we knew immediately that one of our priorities had to be raising awareness on symptoms and preventive measures to help curb the spread of the virus. Not only was COVID-19 an unknown concept to much of the population at this point, but implementing preventive measures was not straightforward, with practices such as “social distancing” being unfamiliar to these communities...

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  7. Digital Tech Empowers Ghanaian Cashew Farmers

    An estimated 5,400 Ghanaian smallholder farmers are receiving better prices on their 3,100 tons of cashew thanks to Olam’s direct purchasing app Olam Direct. The app also benefits customers by providing greater traceability for their purchasing.  Developed in-house, Olam Direct is one part of a robust, proprietary solution which offers a variety of apps and tools to not only provide greater transparency on pricing, but access to Agri-inputs and farming advice like better fertilizer use and insights on efficient land use to fight climate change...

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  8. Addressing Sustainability Challenges in Cashews

    How are we ensuring one of the world’s most consumed nuts is supporting the farmers and communities behind it?  By supporting our farmers from the ground up, reaching out to our farmers directly, investing in local processing capabilities, empowering women farmers, and so much more...

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  9. Nut Ingredients and Vegan Food

    Vegan is a way of eating that excludes any and all animal products.  Food items such as meat, eggs, dairy, honey, and other animal-based dishes and ingredients are excluded from a vegan person's diet.  However, excluding animal products from your diet can be difficult and could possibly put the consumer at risk of nutritional deficiencies.  To mitigate that risk you must make sure your vegan diet is well-planned and rich in essential nutrients...

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  10. The Business of Buying Bulk Cashews - What You Need to Know

    Buying cashews in bulk is the most economical way to purchase these popular nuts, especially if you are in the snacking business, or own a confectionary unit that manufactures nutrition or nut bars. Buying cashews in bulk makes the most economic sense, being more cost-efficient than purchasing individual bags at dynamic prices.  Bharani Prasad takes us through why businesses should buy in bulk, the market for bulk cashews, the best place to purchase wholesale cashews, and the minimum order quantity on OlamNuts.com.

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