The raw cashew nuts (RCN) have 30% cashew kernels and 70% cashew shell. Normally, 1 ton of raw cashew nuts can process 250-300 kg of the kernel and 700-750 kg of the shell.

About Cashew Shells In Vietnam

In Vietnam, The cashew shell is what many consider the trash, is now becoming a new source of raw materials and could open up a market of hundreds of millions of dollars per year. Because cashew nut shell oil is an important raw material in many industries. The cashew shell contains 25% of this reddish-brown oil, industrially known as Cashew Nut Shell Liquid (CNSL) which is a by-product of the roasting process. What does a cashew shell look like? The Shape of the cashew shell look like a kidney 

Type Of Cashew Shells

We have 3 Type of cashew shells in Vietnam Markets:

  1. Raw Cashew Shells – The Raw Hard-shell of Cashew nuts before extract oil, they’re the primary raw material for the production of cashew shell oil products. 
  2. Cashew Shell Residues (Extracted Oil)The remains of the raw cashew shell after the oil has been extracted. 
  3. Cashew Testa Skin (Husk) – Inside the shell is the edible cashew nut covered by a skin, called the testa. 
Cashew nut: Cashew shells, Testa, Kernel

Cashew nut: Cashew shells, Testa, Kernel

What Cashew Shell Look Like?

The Shape of the cashew shell look like kidney 

The Shape of the cashew shell look like a kidney

Cashew Shell Used For?

Cashew Nut Shell (CNS) and  Cashew Nut Shell Liquid (CNSL) are used as biomass fuels for clean power generation. There is a growing demand and for this CNSL due to its other multiple uses including paints, laminating resins, and intermediates for the chemical industry. Cashew Shells Residue is used to burn and Cashew husk is used to make animal food.

  • Cashew Nut Shell (CNS): used as biomass fuels for clean power generation
  • Cashew Nut Shell Liquid (CNSL): used as paints, laminating resins, and intermediates for the chemical industry
  • Cashew Shell Residues (CNSR): used to burn the boiler with a high heating value
  • Cashew Testa, Husk (testa, cashew silk shell): used as a food source for animal feed or used as biofuel, which is less polluting for the environment than CNS, CNSR, and coal.
Cashew shell - Raw image

Cashew shell for Extract Oil – Raw image

Cashew Shell Supplier In Vietnam – Kimmy Farm

KIMMY CO. Ltd. – Kimmy Vietnam Cashews Farm, originally a farm specializing in growing cashew in Vietnam since 2002, we have a cashew-growing area in Binh Phuoc, Vietnam. Recently, We are a prominent Cashew Shell Exporter, Manufacturer, and Supplier in Vietnam. Our Company specializes in receiving export orders for cashew nuts all over the world. Currently, we have been exporting cashew shells in different quality at different prices, depending on what your needs are.

Our Contact Infomation – Kimmy’s Farm:

  • Phone/Zalo: 0947729829 (Ms. Hanh)
  • Whatapps/Viber: +84947729829 (English & VN)
  • Email:
  • BFS Farm: Ben Kinh Hamlet, Don Thuan Commune, Bau Bang District, Tay Ninh Province, Vietnam
  • BFS Farm & Cashew Growing Area: Nghia Binh Commune, Bu Dang District, Binh Phuoc, Vietnam

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