Cashew pasteurized white splits are raw, naturally broken halves. While the shape of cashew pasteurized white splits is not the most attractive, the quality and taste of these cashews are premium.
Grown along the equator in the Northern and Southern hemisphere of Vietnam, India, and East and West Africa, cashew pasteurized white splits processing consists of collecting the RCN and sending it to processing units where it is boiled and steamed to remove the hull and skin unveiling the broken and whole cashews called cashew kernels. Just a small ratio of broken cashew kernels are white splits. These cashews are grown in Vietnam and stored in our New Jersey warehouses.
"Pasteurized" means these cashews have been subjected to a validated heat treatment.
"Splits" are named due to the natural broken shape of the cashew, as it is split down the center to make two halves of a whole cashew kernel.
Cashew pasteurized white splits are generally used for making bars or granolas or mixed with whole nuts in a specific proportion to generate consumable snacks.
- Industrial application: used as ingredients in chocolate, cookies, sweets, and ice cream.
- Preparation in dishes: used in cuisines, garnishing sweets or curries, soups, or mixed salad.
- Others: OSW320 is generally used for making cashew cheese, butter, bars, or granolas because of its economical price.
Cashew pasteurized white splits have been subjected to a validated heat treatment.