Cashews are the seeds of a tree that is native to Africa and South America, although most cashews are imported from India.

You will notice that cashews are always sold shelled. This is because their shells contain a caustic oil.

Cashews are an excellent source of magnesium, as well as a good source of protein, iron and zinc.

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Selecting and Storing Cashews

Store cashews in a cool, dry place.

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