According to AFI standards, cashew kernel W180, also known as the King of cashew nuts, is the cashew nut with the highest grade. These quality cashew products are frequently preferred by markets like those in Europe and America and it is either used directly or processed for other cashew products, of which Vietnamese cashew nut W180 is the ideal choice for customers who want to enjoy its exquisite taste, and Sybil Agri is an exporter of the cashew nut W180, you cannot be ignored.
1. The AFI standard for cashew nut W180 exports
At the moment, there are several regulations concerning cashew nut requirements based on the different countries. The AFI standard is one of the most common ones used today for Vietnamese cashew nuts. Visit and discover the AFI standard with us here.
The Association of Food Industries is a trade organization that aims to develop initiatives that support the operations of its member businesses, promote free and fair trade, and ensure compliance to American laws and regulations. The Association of Food Industries (AFI) is a non-profit trade association for American food exporters and importers.
The Association of the Food Industries of the USA created the Commercial Quality Standards, Parameters, Classification, and Abbreviation known as the AFI Standard of cashew nut to standardize the product when imported into the US market. However, AFI Standards are now widely used across the cashew kernel industry, these standards are applied everywhere, not just in the US market.
2. Whole cashew nut W180
In the cashew nut classification system, the higher-class cashew nut, the bigger they are, the better the flavor, the more nutrients it contains, and the more valuable it is. Therefore, whole cashew nut W180 is a very popular cashew nut in many countries and especially Vietnamese whole cashew nut W180.
Cashew nut W180 is the most high-quality grade as well as the most expensive product line among all types of cashews. This cashew is regarded as the King of Cashew, with particle sizes of 140-180 nuts per pound, or 266-395 nuts per kilogram.
Since cashew nuts cost a lot of money and are quite large, they are frequently utilized to manufacture a variety of products, including dried cashews, honey cashews, whole roasted cashews with salt, roasted cashews with garlic and chili, wasabi cashews, etc. and other premium products need to use whole cashew nut W180.
Specification of Cashew nut W180
- Product name: Whole cashew nut W180
- Grade: WWW 180 (AFI Standard)
- Color: White/Pale Ivory/Light ash
- Nut (Count/pound): 140 – 180 nuts/pound
- Nut (Count/kg): 266 – 395 nuts/kg
- Moisture: 5% (Max)
- Broken: 10% (Max)
- Lower size grade: 10% (Max)
- Defects: 8% (Max)
The cashew season in Vietnam typically lasts from the beginning of February to the beginning of June and Binh Phuoc cashew nut is the most well-known and distinctive cashew nut in terms of its delicious taste. Additionally, Binh Phuoc has a geographical indicator for cashews, which helps affirm its market position.
Production process of cashew nut W180
Like other types of cashews, the production process of cashew nut W180 also includes 9 steps. Each step is meticulously carried out in order to create the best-quality cashew nuts, which are the biggest size and adhere to the criteria for grain size, moisture, impurities, color, etc.
In order to provide clients with high- quality products of high quality, Sybil Agri, one of the companies that prioritizes product quality, constantly focuses on each step in production process of cashew nut W180. See more articles about the cashew nut production process at Sybil Agri
3. Sybil Agri – exporter of quality Vietnamese cashew nut W180
Sybil Agri is one of Vietnam’s leading exporters of agricultural products in general and W180 cashew nuts in particular. In addition to cashew nut W180, Sybil Agri also offers the following types of cashews:
- Whole cashew nut W180 – King of Cashew: 170 to 180 nuts/pound
- Whole cashew nut W210 – Large (Jumbo): 200 – 210 nuts/pound
- Whole cashew nut W240 – Medium size: 220 – 240 nuts/pound
- Whole cashew nut W320 – Medium size: 300 – 320 nuts/pound
- Whole cashew nut W450 – Medium size: 400 – 450 nuts/pound