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Planters Cashew Halves
  • Description

    The cashew "nut" is a kidney-shaped seed that grows on a tree not more than 30 feet tall, like an apple or cherry tree, in a double shell at the end of a sweet-smelling pear-shaped fruit called the cashew "apple." These "apples" are not common in the U.S. but are considered delicacies in their native Brazil and Caribbean where they are either eaten raw or their juice is fermented to become alcohol. The tree is a native of South America, but in the 16th century the Portuguese introduced it to East African colonies and India. Today the leading commercial producers of cashews are India, Brazil, Mozambique, Tanzania and Nigeria.

    The cashew nut is not as hard as other nuts and has a delicate, sweet flavor. And unlike other nuts, you will never find cashews sold in the store in their shell. The inside of their shell contains a poisonous resin related to the poison ivy family, known as cashew balm which must be carefully removed before the nut can be consumed. (from Planters)

  • Nutrition
    Nutrition Facts
    Serv. Size 1 oz. (28g/ about 50 pieces)
    Servings about 8
    Amount Per Serving
    Calories 160Calories From Fat 110
    % Daily Value *
    Total Fat 13g20%
    Saturated Fat 2.5g13%
    Trans Fat 0g
    Polyunsaturated Fat 2.5g
    Monounsaturated Fat 7g
    Cholesterol 0mg0%
    Sodium 110mg5%
    Potassium 190mg5%
    Total Carbohydrate 9g3%
    Dietary Fiber less than 1g4%
    Sugars 2g
    Protein 5g
    Vitamin A **
    Calcium **
    Zinc 10%
    Copper 30%
    Vitamin C **
    Iron 10%
    Phosphorous 15%
    Magnesium 20%
    Manganese 25%
    ** Contains less than 2 percent of the Daily Value of these nutrients.
    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs:
    Total FatLess than65g80g
    Saturated FatLess than20g25g
    CholesterolLess than300mg300mg
    SodiumLess than2,400mg2,400mg
    Total Carbohydrate300g375g
    Dietary Fiber25g30g
    Calories per gram:
    Fat 9 · Carbohydrate 4 · Protein 4
  • Allergens
    • Contains Cashews
    • Made On Equipment That Processes Peanuts and Other Nuts
  • Ingredients
    Cashews, Sea Salt, Peanut And/Or Cottonseed Oil.

Planters Cashew Halves

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