Some cashew nuts contain a different peculiar oil which is not fit for human consumption. Usually, processors dispose these kind of nuts and brown nuts as poultry or cattle feed. Lankan presidents tirade is against such reject cashew nuts, served to him on a flight.
According to him, the nuts supplied to him were not fit for even dogs.
Actually, there is a global shortage of white wholes and white pieces. Reasonable quality now needs a practical market. Instead of offering a realistic price, some buyers ask oily mix kernels and offer proportionate decrease in the prices. Such kernels mostly sell in tourist centres.
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2) Which is Better – Default from Kernel Exporters, Dgrade Mixed Kernels or A Reasonable Price for All ? – August 21st, 2018.