Comes from the fruit tree call the cashew tree. Pear-shaped, its flesh is slightly acidic and slightly acrid, with a fibrous texture.
It is eaten fresh, dried, cooked to make jam or syrup.
Plain and ripe cashew apple is rich in vitamin C, 4 to 5 times more than an orange and a good source of magnesium and potassium.
When it is dry, it contains 50% fat (fat), 20% carbohydrates and 18% proteins (protein).