The Cashew Department

Find out about the wonder of Cashew nuts and how they make our product so unique and exciting

What is Creamed Cashew?

 Creamed Cashew is made by blending fresh vegetables, herbs and spices with cashew nuts. 

The result is a rich, creamy product that can be used as a dip, spread or sauce in a variety of applications

Each flavour of Creamed Cashew is formulated from home-cooked recipes that have been carefully adjusted to optimise the flavour and consistency of each product. 


How Do I use it?

 Creamed Cashew can be used as a dip, spread or sauce in an almost limitless variety of applications. Packed with multi-dimensional flavour Creamed Cashew gives you the heart-warming satisfaction of home made food in a convenient, ready-to-go pot. Whether it's mixed with pasta, served with salad or simple spread on toast, Creamed Cashew is sure to take your creations to the next level 

For inspiration on how to use Creamed Cashew, click below

Health Conscious?

Not only is Creamed Cashew delicious and extremely versatile, it is also very healthy. Made with fresh vegetables, herbs and spices, Creamed Cashew is packed with vitamins, minerals and nutrients and is sure to leave you feeling vibrant and energised throughout the day. 

Did you know that Cashews are also a super food in their own right!

  • Contain vitamins: E, K and B-6
  • High in: Calcium, Sodium, Potassium, Magnesium and Folate
  • Can reduce blood pressure and cholesterol 
  • Contain copper and iron helping to optimise blood health
  • Contain anti-oxidants such a lutein and zeaxanthin
  • Contain good, healthy fats


The Origin of Cashews

A suprising start to life

You guessed it, that picture is of growing cashew nuts. 

The cashew nut actually grows out of the peduncle more commonly known as a cashew apple. The nut grows first and is technically the fruit of the tree, the apple only develops closer to the ripening of the nut. Cashews are native to North Eastern Brazil, however, during the 16th century Portuguese traders introduced it to Mozambique and coastal India as a soil retainer to prevent erosion on the coast. The cashew tree flourished and ran wild, forming extensive forests in these areas and on nearby islands. It eventually dispersed into Eastern Africa and the tropical lowlands of North and South America. The cashew apple reigned supreme in most places, whilst the cashew nuts were discarded due to their shell.

Today, the most developed infrastructure for cashew nut extraction is in the native country, Brazil. 

The apples are now most popular in the countries that they are grown, usually preserved in syrup or turned into alcohol. The nut, on the other hand, has taken the world by storm.