Tuesday, April 21, 2015

National Chocolate-Covered Cashews Day, In the News, and Enjoy

National Chocolate-Covered Cashews Day - Today is National Chocolate-Covered Cashews Day!

Interesting Facts about Cashews

  • Pistachio, mango, cashew and poison ivy are in the same family.

  • Cashews are native to Costa Rica and Central America.

  • The fresh cashew nut has a substance inside that produce a big burn and rash in skin and mouth, at the same time this is a highly valuable product known as Cashew Nut Shell Liquid or CNSL.

  • This ingredient has special structural features for transformation into specialty chemicals and high-value polymers. This is important considering the fact that, since this is a renewable resource, it is better than synthetics.

  • Cashews in Costa Rica are harvested during March and April.

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