We are focused in our purchasing needs and strategically we are associated with our supply partners in source country of raw cashew nuts for effective sourcing which provides us cost effectiveness and high quality. Specifications and quality standards for Raw cashew nuts Out-turn/yield: It is the quantity of good nuts in 80 KG of raw cashew nuts. The count is in pounds per 80kg. A good out turn is from 43 to 48 lbs An excellent out turn is from 48 to 55 lbs Nut count: It is the number of raw cashew nuts per KG 160-170 excellent 180-190 very good 190-200 good 200-210 middle 210-220 low middle 230 limit acceptable Lower: Poor Note: - it is necessary to balance this information with the out-turn - in west Africa most of the crop, depending the year, have a nut count from 190 to 220. Moisture/humidity: Max 10% or less otherwise there are risks for the goods during the shipping. Foreign matter: Max 10%, or less is better. Ideal would be 5%. Defective: Less than 10%. Packing: Raw cashew nuts are usually packed in 80kg jute bags. Inspection: Sgs or buearu veritas or our inspector at load port. Payment: Mutual terms. Origin: Benin, ghana, gambia, burkina faso, Guinea, Guinea bissau, Indonesia, ivory coast, Kenya, Madagascar, mozambique, Nigeria, senegal, tanzania etc.